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George Geer Memorial Car Show draws classic cars, honors fallen soldiers

Surrounded by classic cars of all shapes and sizes at the George Geer Memorial Car Show on Aug. 12, Mike and Kaitlyn Youell’s 2013 Ford Mustang stood out. Gray with an American flag adorning the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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Thayer Plewe enjoying junior golf circuit

Capping off an impressive summer in style, Cortez native Thayer Plewe won top honors in the Utah PGA junior program’s season-ending major championship at Hidden Valley Country Club on Aug. 14. For...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 hours 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Dolores man dies after shooting himself

The shooting death of a Dolores resident on Friday afternoon has been ruled a suicide, law enforcement officials said. Montezuma County Undersheriff Vern Knuckles said deputies responded about 4:30...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Elana Cope, of Cortez, is named to academic all-conference team

Elana Cope, of Cortez, has been named to the Midwest Conference’s Academic All-Conference list for the 2016-17 academic year and athletic season. Cope, whose major at Knox College is undecided, was...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Truck driver arrested in Cortez 'road rage' incident

A truck driver was arrested north of Cortez on Monday on suspicion of second-degree assault and other charges after allegedly attacking another driver with a hammer.According to the arrest report,...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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National recording artists Images plans Cortez concert

The group Images plans to perform in Cortez on Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. in the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium. Images was formed in the early 1980s by Lee Bartley and Rich Sallee as a light jazz...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Businesses in seven counties will get Western Excelsior relief

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s request for assistance following the destruction of Western Excelsior Corp. plant in May.The Montezuma County...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Dolores River bridge installed near Bedrock

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor SEMA Construction have installed the new Dolores River Bridge on Colorado Highway 90, according to a CDOT news release. The precast concrete...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two injured as car hits bear on U.S. 160 outside Mancos

Two people from Arizona were injured Monday night after their automobile hit a bear on U.S. Highway 160 east of Mancos. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said the crash occurred about...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Mancos Antique Road Show’ to benefit historical society

The Mancos Valley Historical Society will sponsor antique appraisals at the Mancos Community Center on Sunday, Aug. 20. According to a news release from the historical society, six professional...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Love on a Hanger makes finals in Boutique Awards

Love on a Hanger of Cortez has been voted into the final round of the 2017 Boutique Awards in Colorado as a contender for Overall Boutique of the Year and Storefront Boutique of the Year.The...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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Hearing for woman summoned in T-ball fight is delayed

After her hearing was delayed twice, Keesha MacAulay is scheduled to appear in Cortez Municipal Court on Aug. 28 in connection with a fight at a children’s T-ball game. The Cortez resident received...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News