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Bear joins runners in Colorado Springs race

Some runners didn’t expect to see a bear on their Colorado race route. Donald Sanborn says he was about 5 miles into the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run on Sunday when the bear ambled across a...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Do you wonder where your letters went?

Some of your letters to the editor were misplaced. After a recent update to , some letters to the editor – about 50 of them – languished in our website’s out basket, never reaching...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interior secretary suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday recommended that the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trash fire destroys Mancos trailer home

A trailer home on the north side of Mancos was destroyed late Sunday night after a trash fire got out of control, according to Mancos Fire Chief Tony Aspromonte. About 10 Mancos firefighters...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saturday Night: Barrel racers inspire fans at Ute Mountain rodeo

On an evening that featured powerful bulls, bucking broncs and some of the best rodeo cowboys in the business, a set of inspiring barrel racers stole the show. Leading the impressive set was Cortez...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Carnival lights up Cortez fairgrounds

Frazier Shows has been visiting Cortez during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo for more than 20 years, and this year they’ve brought along 26 rides — the most so far, Frazier President Steve Broetsky...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival draws big crowd

The beats of reggae, funk and rock ’n’ roll reverberated off the canyon walls as thousands of music fans lounged in the sun or hit the dance floor during the Dolores River Festival Saturday. By...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

It started with a bang and ended with a roar

The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo started Thursday at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds with a huge fireball, courtesy of Montezuma County Commissioner and local fireworks enthusiast Keenan Ertel. And...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friday night: Riders put on show at Ute Mountain rodeo

With Queen’s rendition of “We Will Rock You” blaring over the loud speakers and more than 1,000 fans vigorously exercising their voice boxes, 14 bull riders stood Friday night near the Montezuma...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inside the military tactics used during Standing Rock

As people nationwide rallied last year to support the Standing Rock Sioux’s attempts to block the Dakota Access Pipeline, a private security firm with experience fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas trio charged with first-degree murder in Durango shooting

A shooting death that occurred last month in a mobile home park three miles west of Durango was part of a marijuana robbery, according to charging documents made public Friday. Three suspects –...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools draft suicide intervention guidelines

On Wednesday, the Dolores School Board drafted changes to its school-based suicide intervention guidelines during a lengthy meeting that included votes on several other policy changes. The board...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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