Man charged with Haycamp slaying considers plea deal

Kevin Wade Folsom, who has been charged with killing a Southern Ute man on Haycamp Mesa, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing in order to review a plea deal from the Montezuma County...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon Connection moving to downtown Cortez

Crow Canyon Connection at the Colorado Welcome Center will host a grand opening for its shop at 928 E. Main St. in Cortez on April 6. The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, in operation for 35...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Dolores school board tackles student discipline

In a crowded public workshop on Wednesday, members of the Dolores School Board asked parents, students and interested citizens to weigh in on a new plan for student discipline. The board planned...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

USS Mesa Verde crew members visit Mesa Verde National Park

Seven crew members of the USS Mesa Verde toured the Balcony House and Cliff Palace cliff dwellings and performed maintenance work on the Petroglyph Trail during a visit this week to Mesa Verde...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New ad campaign shows tourists what Colorado is about

DENVER – Can you hear that? It’s “The Voice of Colorado,” a new ad campaign unveiled this week to show tourists the beauty of our state, our people and even our music. Part of the Colorado Tourism...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Montezuma County seeks to hire Social Services director, other staff

Montezuma County departments have several job openings. Three full-time positions are being advertised, as well as part-time administrative jobs. The county is seeking a Social Services director,...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

High Desert Conservation District seeks mill levy

The High Desert Conservation District is seeking a .5 mill levy to help fund local agricultural programs long-term. The special district assists farmers with irrigation and soil management,...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Children’s Kiva receives go-ahead from Planning and Zoning

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved an application for a conditional use permit for the Children’s Kiva Montessori School to move into the former Montezuma County Justice...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWOS appoints Matt Keefauver as new director

Matt Keefauver is the new director of Southwest Open School, according to an announcement on the school’s Facebook page on April 3. Previous director Charlotte Wolf announced her upcoming...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Market closes for four hours on Wednesday

City Market in Cortez closed unexpectedly Wednesday morning after an equipment failure caused smoke in the building. The store was closed from 5 a.m. to about 9:15 a.m. after employees saw smoke...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interior backing away from steep fees at parks

WASHINGTON – The Interior Department is backing down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks in the face of widespread opposition from elected officials and the public....

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discover Neon Canyon and Golden Cathedral in the Utah desert

Imagine descending a massive sandstone slab, fording a mighty tributary of the Colorado River, walking up a canyon whose perpendicular walls glisten and entering the Golden Cathedral, a deep...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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