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Cortez kids meet the Broncos during junior training camp

More than 100 Montezuma and Dolores county students had football practice with some very special guests at Cortez Middle School on Friday. Two Denver Broncos players, two cheerleaders and Miles the...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos town administrator Andrea Phillips resigns

Mancos Town Administrator Andrea Phillips has resigned after four years in the position. Phillips turned in her resignation letter Monday, Mayor Queenie Barz said Friday. Phillips’ contract as...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River whitewater release is flowing strong

McPhee reservoir managers have released an update on the whitewater schedule for boaters on the Lower Dolores River below the dam. Releases will reach optimum flows of 1,900 cfs to 2,100 cfs...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores gets 24-hour ambulance service

Starting June 1, Dolores will become the third town in Montezuma County to have its own 24-hour ambulance service. Haley Leonard Saunders, a public relations representative from Southwest Memorial...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial Hospital expansion moves ahead

The $32 million expansion of Southwest Memorial Hospital is gaining ground, with a new emergency services station set to be completed this July. Once the entire project is done, which hospital...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado wildfire season outlook average to below average

DENVER – Colorado can expect an average to slightly below-average wildfire season this year, despite dry conditions and early outbreaks on the eastern plains, officials said Friday. “But the fires...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commissioners side with Pleasant View, oppose Road BB intersection

The Montezuma County commission voted 3-0 Monday to oppose a controversial proposal by the Colorado Department of Transportation to restrict the County Road BB intersection with U.S. 491. But while...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Towaoc woman gets 10 years in sister’s fatal stabbing

A Towaoc woman who pleaded guilty to the stabbing death of her sister was sentenced this month by U.S. District Judge Robert E. Blackburn. Jaycene Littledeer Colorow, 19, was sentenced to serve 10...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez school board debates new grad guidelines

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 school district board members put proposed new high school graduation guidelines through the gauntlet at their meeting Tuesday. The Colorado State Board of Education approved...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers give initial OK to raise hunting and fishing prices

DENVER – The cost of hunting and fishing in Colorado may increase by as much as 50 percent in coming years. House Bill 1321, which would raise the cap across the board for hunting and fishing...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff asks Dolores board to draft bullying policy

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin is asking the Dolores school district to draft an anti-bullying policy before the next school year. Nowlin attended the board’s meeting on Thursday to ask them...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos crosswalk construction starts on U.S. 160

Mancos officials broke ground Monday on a pedestrian crossing project that has been in the works for more than a year. A crosswalk at the intersection of Beech Street and U.S. Highway 160 will help...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News