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Three face charges after Main Street drug bust in Cortez

Three Arizona residents have been charged with drug-related offenses after Montezuma County deputies pulled over a car loaded with weapons and meth on Main Street in Cortez. Deputies arrested Gary...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power to Polls march scheduled for Saturday in Cortez

Montezuma Alliance for Unity will host a rally and march Saturday to raise awareness of women’s rights and the importance of voting. The rally begins at 10 a.m. with speeches at the flag pole area...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Fair board members resign

Several members of the Montezuma County Fair Board have resigned following the approval of an agreement designed to mend fences between them and county 4-H leaders. The Montezuma County Fair Board...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Piñon Project receives large donation

The Piñon Project on Tuesday received a donation of $23,067.99 for use in its general fund from Tiospaye , a nonprofit based in Durango. The donation came from a workshop facilitated by Tiospaye....

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge declines to reduce bond in Cortez murder case

Montezuma County District Court Judge Todd Plewe has denied a request to reduce bond in a Cortez murder case after the suspect’s court-ordered mental health treatment was delayed. Cortez resident...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gates on Road 41 in Weber Canyon will remain open

For years, there have been three unlocked gates across Road 41 in Weber Canyon south of Mancos. But Monteuzma County has ruled the gates are not authorized because they cross a public road. At the...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best-selling outdoors author will speak in Dolores

On Jan. 19, best-selling author Kevin Fedarko will share his experiences hiking 800 miles through the Grand Canyon during the River Permit Party, sponsored by the Dolores River Boating Advocates ....

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico gets new bus service to Telluride

New bus service from Rico to Telluride is expected to begin this month, reports Rico Town Manager Kari Distefano. The round-trip shuttle will run Monday through Friday, leaving Rico at 6:50 a.m. in...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on East Main Street

A pedestrian was struck Tuesday morning while crossing East Main Street in Cortez. Assistant Fire Chief Shawn Bittle called it a “very minor” accident. A half dozen police officers responded to the...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver suspected of killing two pedestrians pleads not guilty

A 77-year-old part-time Durango resident suspected of veering off north Main Avenue and killing two pedestrians last year is scheduled for trial in April after pleading not guilty Tuesday in La...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutors: Men sexually abused girls they called brides

SALT LAKE CITY — Two Utah men who believe in polygamy and doomsday had sexually abused young girls after conducting secret marriages they thought were ordained by God, prosecutors said Friday. Each...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Groups record voting rights abuses against Native Americans

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Election sites far from reservations. Poll workers who don’t speak tribal languages. Unequal access to early voting sites. Native Americans say they have encountered a wide range...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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