Pretty in Pink Fashion show set for Oct. 18

Fashion is playing a part to help residents in Montezuma and Dolores counties with cancer. The eighth annual Pretty in Pink Fashion Show will be Oct. 18, and 100 percent of the proceeds will...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

La Plata County plans for another year of low revenues in 2019

La Plata County, for the first time in years, will see an increase to its property tax revenues, but the bump is expected to be short-lived as natural gas prices continue a decades-long decline....

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos’ first DocFest plans weekend of films

The inaugural Mancos DocFest will kick off tonight at the Mancos Opera House, 136 West Grand Ave., with the theme of “belonging” – to a place, to each other and to ourselves. There are four 2-hour...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Four Corners 9/12 Tea Party hears from commissioner candidates

Members of the Four Corners 9/12 Tea Party brewed up tough questions during a forum Monday for candidates running for the open seat on the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners. About 80 people...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moose population swells at Colorado national park

COLORADO SPRINGS – The Holzwarth Historic Site in the Kawuneeche Valley on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park is unusually quiet for a mid-August night. At the height of summer tourist...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Juvenile detention center remains shuttered in Durango, with no new contractor

A juvenile detention center in Durango remains closed almost two months after the Colorado Department of Human Services suspended the license of Rite of Passage, the private company contracted to...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drought plan aims to curtail water loss at Lake Powell, Lake Mead

Water managers in Southwest Colorado voiced grave concerns Wednesday that communities along the Front Range should contribute just as much as the Western Slope in addressing dwindling water...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-official at domestic violence nonprofit Renew faces felony charges

The former executive director of Renew Inc., a Cortez nonprofit that serves victims of domestic violence, has been charged with theft of agency resources after an investigation by the Montezuma...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s Safe2Tell program sees surge of suicide reports

DENVER – Colorado’s program for parents, students and teachers to report potential school threats or violence has seen a substantial increase in reports related to suicide, surpassing bullying as...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Snow reaches Southwest Colorado; Wolf Creek Ski Area to open this weekend

After a summer of drought, fires and above-average temperatures, a welcomed sight has returned to Southwest Colorado: snow. And to top it off, Wolf Creek Ski Area plans to open this weekend. Across...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pet or service animal? The distinction matters

Sue Garlick needs to connect with her students, but it’s not always easy. As a special education teacher in Cortez, building a rapport with her students can be the difference between effective...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine makes brief court appearance, is scheduled for four-week trial

Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, made a brief appearance Wednesday in 6th Judicial District Court, where a judge set a four-week trial to begin Feb. 25. Redwine,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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