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International Peace Run reaches Montezuma County

A group of international runners passed through Montezuma County last week. The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run , an international torch relay, stopped at Kemper Elementary School on Thursday...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Sanitation District switches contractors for alley project

The Cortez Sanitation District voted Monday to switch contractors for a sewer relining planned to coincide with the city’s Main Street median project. In addition to installing medians and...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where’s the worst traffic in Cortez?

As the city of Cortez works to improve traffic safety on Main Street, law enforcement data show the northeast quarter of Cortez is the most dangerous area to drive. The Cortez Police Department...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are the fish in Lake Nighthorse safe to eat?

With Lake Nighthorse now open to the public, many people discovering the new waterway in Durango want to know: Is it OK to eat the fish? The simple answer is yes, but a deeper look into the...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores moves forward with school-based health clinic

After hearing from citizens and Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, the Dolores School Board approved a contractor for a school-based health clinic. The motion was made by District Re-4A Board...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton tow truck driver recounts plunge off mountain pass

It started out as a routine call for Donnie Curnow, owner of Animas Towing in Silverton. On Wednesday afternoon, May 2, a fierce spring storm hit the high San Juans and a motorist slid off U.S....

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS track team heads to state championships

For Montezuma-Cortez High School track athletes, this year’s Colorado High School State Track and Field Championships, which will take place in Lakewood, May 17-19, will serve as the culmination of...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

DNA test confirms slain bear attacked young girl

Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Wednesday confirmed that it killed the bear that attacked a young girl at her home in East Orchard Mesa on Mother’s Day. The bear was a 2-year-old male,...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

All PCC Southwest welders pass certification tests

All 22 of Pueblo Community College Southwest’s welding students passed their American Welding Society, American Petroleum Institute or American Society of Mechanical Engineers welding...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council approves sit-lie ban

Durango City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday that prohibits anyone from sitting or lying down on downtown sidewalks, curbs and other public areas. The law will provide another...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health faces operational, cash challenges

Southwest Health System faces financial challenges, including a bond violation, but a new CEO said he believes the problems can be overcome. Anthony Sudduth, of Community Hospital Corp,. was hired...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sabido and Mancos church will mark one year of sanctuary

Mancos United Methodist Church looks much the same as it did when Rosa Sabido started living there a year ago, except for the birds outside Fellowship Hall. The Mexican national, who sought...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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