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Utah BLM sells oil and gas leases near Hovenweep

The Utah Bureau of Land Management has sold oil and gas leases near Hovenweep National Monument, despite requests by monument officials to defer them to protect archaeological and natural...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in threat to Montezuma-Cortez schools is identified

The suspect who allegedly made an unsubstantiated threat toward Montezuma-Cortez schools was apprehended Friday afternoon in Cortez after the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office located his car. “The...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wind sends Cortez students indoors for Arbor Day celebration

Elementary students from Montezuma County moved their Arbor Day celebration indoors on Thursday, but kept the focus on the outdoors. The city of Cortez, which is recognized as a Tree City by the...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez airport sees increase in flight cancellations

Boutique Air flights at the Cortez Municipal Airport got off to a bumpy start this year, and the company blames turbulent weather and mechanical problems. Airport Manager Russ Machen said the...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton resident takes town trustee to task over Pledge of Allegiance

A Silverton resident will not face repercussions but came dangerously close to charges of harassment and menacing after verbally attacking a Silverton town trustee last week for not standing during...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storm warning in effect for Montezuma and Dolores counties

A winter storm warning is in effect for parts of Montezuma and Dolores counties until 6 a.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service predicts heavy snow in the San Juan Mountains starting Thursday...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office temporarily relocating homeless camp

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office will temporarily relocate campers after a small fire started Tuesday afternoon in the homeless camp north of the Durango Tech Center. Firefighters with Durango...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Mancos School Board plans for the future and hears concerns

At Monday night’s board meeting, the Mancos Re-6 School Board unanimously approved changing insurance providers for the district. The board also heard comments about the nonrenewal of a special...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS basketball players receive postseason honors

After a season that saw the Montezuma-Cortez High School boys basketball team finish with a winning record for the first time in 10 years and qualify for the state tournament, it was fitting that...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Two local Destination Imagination teams headed to global competition

Two local Destination Imagination teams are traveling to Knoxville, Tennessee, for the Global competition on May 23. The competition includes 15 countries, 10 events and 17,000 attendees at the...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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