Car rolls over on Colorado 145 northeast of Dolores

A 24-year-old Tennessee woman was not injured in a rollover crash northeast of Dolores on Sunday afternoon, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid. Leah Gram-Johnson, of Nashville,...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two injured in Cortez stabbing

Two people were injured early Monday morning in a stabbing on the south side of Cortez, according to Police Lt. Andy Brock. Police responded to the 800 block of South Chestnut Street about 6:40...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Davis resigns as Montezuma County assessor

Montezuma County Assessor Scott Davis has resigned. In a June 14 resignation letter to county commissioners, Davis stated that he was unable to serve because of health reasons and a mistake that he...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family: Suspect in 4 slayings talked about killing for fun

ABIQUIU, N.M. – A man accused of killing his stepfather, brother and two strangers in a shooting rampage spanning nearly 200 miles across New Mexico had made troubling statements to family members...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez celebrates teacher Ray Harriman’s life

Cortez said goodbye to beloved educator Ray Harriman at a celebration of life service Friday evening at Panther Stadium. Harriman died June 6 at age 61 after he likely suffered heart failure,...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Blanding, Ute tribe debate uranium mill

A lively public hearing regarding a license renewal for the controversial White Mesa uranium mill drew supporters and detractors last week on the University of Utah campus. Thirty-three speakers...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado vaccination rates lower than average

Most students at Montezuma County schools are up-to-date on vaccines, but some area schools have higher vaccination exemption rates than the state averages, according to data released this month by...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexican restaurant opens in Cortez

Experienced restaurateur Dionicio Espinoza wants his new business on South Broadway to feel like a little piece of Mexico.Mi Mexico, which opened June 9, is decorated in bright colors with...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials lift stop-work order on school demolition

A stop-work order on the retired Montezuma-Cortez High School demolition project will be lifted Monday morning after a contractor agreed to closely comply with local and state requirements to...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

County steps up for McElmo Flume

To prevent losing a key restoration grant for the historic McElmo Flume, Montezuma County commissioners agreed to loan $8,000 toward a required match. In November, the Colorado Historical Society...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Harriman memorial is at stadium tonight

A celebration of life for Ray Harriman will take place at 6 p.m. tonight, at Panther Stadium. The public is invited to the service at the football field, located at Cortez Middle School. Harriman,...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Enviros and BLM reach major public lands settlement in Utah

Thousands of miles of dusty two-tracks crisscross Utah’s remote public lands. Some are historical routes, while others were carved more recently by backcountry recreationists in trucks and...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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