CSU Extension adds newsletter, social media

The Montezuma County Colorado State University Extension office has started publishing a regular newsletter and has a new presence on social media. Extension Director Kacy Riedel said the office...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Mountains protection bill gets another chance

An effort to protect an estimated 52,000 acres of the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado appears to have new life. U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo.,...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump and Congress agree to reopen government; Coloradans call for bipartisanship

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders reached an agreement to temporarily reopen the government and continue negotiations over the border wall on Friday, ending the country’s longest...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Despite shutdown, TSA agents in Durango show up for work

Despite the partial government shutdown entering its 34th day, and federal workers about to miss their second paycheck, Transportation Security Administration agents at the Durango-La Plata County...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy Regional Medical Center eliminates management positions

Mercy Regional Medical Center is one of several hospitals in the Centura Health network to eliminate positions in recent months. Mercy eliminated less than half of 1 percent of its more than 1,300...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI assists in Cortez arrest of Kansas man on kidnapping charges

With assistance from the Topeka Police Department and an FBI special agent, Cortez Police Department on Thursday night arrested a Kansas man on charges of harboring a minor and second-degree...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Habitat for Humanity seeking family for affordable home

A monthlong application period is now open for the annual Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County homeownership program. Molly Greenlee, executive director of the local Habitat group, provided an...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Court orders Pueblo mental health facility to explain delay

Since McKale Dick was booked into Montezuma County Detention Center on April 17, 2018, he has allegedly assaulted detention officers on two occasions and jumped off the railing at the county jail,...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food cooperative moves into new home in Cortez

The Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative has a new permanent home in Cortez, allowing it to expand its programming. The Mancos-based food cooperative is no longer solely operating out of a small...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man faces DUI charge three weeks after car chase

A Towaoc man was arrested for a fifth DUI case on Jan. 16, less than three weeks after he was arrested on suspicion of driving intoxicated during a car chase in Cortez. Daniel S. Lehi, 38, appeared...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing Kansas girl found safe in Cortez

A 14-year-old Kansas girl is in protective custody in Cortez Friday morning after she was reported missing Tuesday from her home in Topeka. Cortez police arrested a man named Michael Fitzgerald on...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Doctors plan medical outreach to advise homeless residents

Susan Ristow, a retired doctor, was waiting for a medical appointment two years ago when she noticed a woman in pain having trouble filling out paperwork in the lobby of a health care center....

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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