Veterans Day celebrations are planned for Montezuma County

Veterans groups in Montezuma County have several events planned for the weekend in honor of current and former military personnel. The biggest event of the weekend is the Cortez Veterans Day...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

28th Parade of Lights prepares to light up Main Street Cortez

The 28th annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights will be Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. on Main Street in Cortez. The parade’s theme is “Back-Country Christmas.” In a news release,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters reject Montezuma-Cortez schools’ tax

Voters rejected the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s request to raise property taxes on Tuesday night. Voters easily approved the Mancos district’s bond. According to unofficial results,...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Head-on collision kills one, injures three south of Towaoc

One person was killed and at least three were injured in a crash on U.S. Highway 160 southwest of Towaoc just after 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Montezuma County coroner. The Colorado State...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plea hearings delayed for Cortez identity-theft suspect

Plea hearings for Jessica Sutch, a Cortez house sitter facing theft-related charges in three cases, have been delayed pending the outcome of a fourth case. Sutch was scheduled to enter a plea in...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos town board discusses preliminary budget

The Mancos Town Board’s preliminary 2018 budget, which will be put to a vote in December, includes more spending on street improvements and other projects, but less on administration. The board...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

In the Southwest, a sustainable breed of cattle

With the recent drought in the West, ranchers might be forced to find more sustainable options. And some researchers are looking to a breed of cattle from the past to find the answers. Jon and...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

A ‘war on the Republican establishment’ comes West

President Donald Trump promised to drain the swamp, but to one of his most controversial political allies, that morass has widened — to now encompass the Republican Party. Appearing on Fox News’...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Ski Area approved for new lift

Next season, skiers and snowboarders at Wolf Creek Ski Area could spend less time shuffling back to the Alberta Lift after venturing too far east. The U.S. Forest Service announced approval of the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Two counties collaborate to save Lower Dolores River campgrounds

Dolores and Montezuma counties are considering partnering with the San Juan National Forest to maintain Ferris and Cabin campgrounds on the Lower Dolores River. The campgrounds, upriver from...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawsuit against White Mesa uranium mill is dismissed

An environmental lawsuit against the White Mesa uranium mill in southeast Utah has been dismissed by Utah District Court judge. In April 2014, Grand Canyon Trust sued the mill’s owner, Energy...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Tow plows’ to be used this winter in Southwest Colorado

This winter, if you see a snowplow in Southwest Colorado that looks like it’s jack-knifing, don’t be alarmed. The Colorado Department of Transportation recently announced it will add two “tow...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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