Panthers advance to district finals with win over Bayfield

In a game in which momentum swung numerous times and every basket was of utmost importance, the Montezuma-Cortez High School boys basketball team defeated Bayfield High School, 66-59, in the...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 hours 9 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Eli Tomac holds on to win Detroit Supercross

Eli Tomac on Saturday dominated the first two legs of the Detroit Supercross and held on for a sixth-place finish in the third to win the triple crown at Ford Field. He was fast all day. After...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tipton wants to make free parks pass permanent for 4th-graders

U.S. House Rep. Scott Tipton has introduced legislation seeking to make permanent a federal program that provides fourth-graders free access to federally managed lands. Every Kid in a Park, first...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

County clamps down on people falsely claiming ag tax status

Davin Montoya and his family have been working the land and raising cattle in Southwest Colorado since the turn of the century. It hasn’t always been easy, and like most ranchers and farmers who...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Two pickups collide on snowpacked road north of Dolores

Four people reported minor injuries at noon Saturday after a Toyota Tacoma and a Chevy pickup collided on Dolores-Norwood Road. Kim Jones, assistant fire chief with Dolores Fire Protection...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 8 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners storm loses punch; Dolores rafting season unlikely

A major 48-hour snowstorm in Montezuma County tapered off Friday, and a new report showed that although snowpack continues to grow, a whitewater season on the Dolores River this year was unlikely....

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 7 hours 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash injures two, briefly closes highway south of Cortez

At least two crashes occurred Saturday as drivers returned to roads as a three-day storm left Montezuma County. Three vehicles were involved in a crash that left a Jeep rolled over in the center...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 29 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM releases report on special management areas

The Bureau of Land Management seeks comment on a preliminary environmental assessment of 17 areas of public lands in Southwest Colorado proposed for designation as areas of critical environmental...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 hours 29 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Small earthquakes rattle central Utah

A magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck the densely populated Bluffdale, Utah, area on Feb. 15, and a magnitude 4.0 hit farther south on Wednesday, according to the University of Utah Seismograph...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman awarded nearly $500,000 in Montrose funeral home case

A Durango woman was recently awarded nearly $500,000 in a lawsuit that accused a Montrose funeral home of illegally harvesting and selling her brother’s body. The lawsuit is one of several filed...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

People trampled at skijoring event in 2017 file lawsuit

Three people trampled by a horse at a 2017 skijoring event in Silverton have filed a lawsuit blaming the drone operator and event coordinator for their injuries. The plaintiffs, Glenn and Christina...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislative panel approves ‘red flag’ gun bill after fierce testimony from both sides

DENVER – A Colorado legislative panel gave initial approval to a controversial “red flag” bill that allows courts to seize firearms from people considered to be a threat to themselves and others....

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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