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Cortez to hold public forum on Boutique Air

The city of Cortez is holding a public meeting on Monday to gather residents’ feedback on Boutique Air, which serves the Cortez Municipal Airport. Boutique Air has served as Cortez’s sole airline...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores rejoins 1A Southern Peaks Conference, CHSAA says

The Dolores High School football team will play in the 1A Southern Peaks conference this fall, according to Bert Borgmann, assistant commissioner at the Colorado High School Activities Association....

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cooper resigns as Dolores Schools superintendent

Scott Cooper, superintendent of Dolores Schools, has announced he is resigning to take a job at a large school district in Grand Junction. He informed the school board yesterday and told staff this...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board holds open house about construction

Mancos School District Re-4A held an open house Monday night to answer community questions and concerns about upcoming construction. Owner’s representative Monty Guiles led the meeting, presenting...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute fraud case grows to $1.1 million

A Ute Mountain Ute fraud case continues to expand, and now totals more than $1.1 million in embezzled and stolen funds involving 11 people. On April 30 in U.S. District Court in Durango, three...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FireWise heats up Mancos with musical fundraiser

A crowd gathered at Mancos Brewing Co. on Saturday for FireWise of Southwest Colorado’s Living with Wildfire fundraiser. The afternoon event, which drew about 225 people, was designed to help fill...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man suspected of aiding escape at youth detention center identified

A 21-year-old man who allegedly orchestrated a break out at a juvenile detention center in Durango last week faces possible charges of aiding escape, a felony. According to an arrest affidavit,...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New film festival seeks Navajo-language entries

A group of artists from the Four Corners area is seeking Navajo speakers with a knack for storytelling to submit shorts to the first annual Navajo Film Festival . Tacey Atsitty, a Navajo poet and...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

High pension costs lurk behind teacher push for more pay

DENVER – The loudest rallying cries from Colorado teachers protesting for more education dollars were about dwindling paychecks that are steadily losing ground to the state’s rising cost of living....

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico Elementary School to shut down as enrollment falls

The Dolores County school board has decided to close Rico Elementary School by June due to a lack of students. It will not reopen for the fall 2018. In a letter to Rico residents, Bruce Hanson,...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service acts to restrict camping at Priest Lake

The Norwood Ranger District is seeking comments on a proposal to add camping at the Mary E recreation site and limit camping at the Priest Lake site this summer. The Mary E recreation site, about 5...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Up to 12 inches of snow forecast for San Juan Mountains

A winter advisory is in effect for the southwest San Juan Mountains from 9 p.m. today through midnight Wednesday above 9,000 feet, according to the National Weather Service. Five to 10 inches of...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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