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Balanced scoring sparks big Panthers win over Nucla

Through the first two games of the season, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers had relied heavily on their feisty defense. The offense came to life in the Rumble in the Jungle Tournament opener on...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | UPDATED: 21 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Christmas comes to Mancos

Mancos’ Old-Fashioned Christmas hit full stride on Friday night with the Grand Winter Nights and continued Saturday with a holiday arts market at Main Street and Grand Avenue. HelloZark Studio...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | UPDATED: 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose stars in PBS special tonight

The Galloping Goose rail bus era in Southwest Colorado will be featured on Rocky Mountain PBS’s “Colorado Experience” on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Seven Galloping Geese ran on the Rio Grande Southern...

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

Shooter, two others dead at Aztec High School

A shooting at Aztec High School left two students and the suspect dead, authorities said Thursday. Schools in the area remained on lockdown as a precaution. Law enforcement provided few details...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde’s Holiday Open House, luminaria night planned for Dec. 14

Mesa Verde National Park will host its annual Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 14 from 4-9 p.m. in the Chapin Mesa Headquarters area. The park plans special presentations, musical...

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

AboutFace celebrates 9-year anniversary, hosts open house

AboutFace Aesthetics will celebrate its nine-year anniversary with an open house on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Cortez Medical Spa, 10964 County Road 26 in Cortez. According to a news release from...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Santa to visit Dolores Dec. 9

“Christmas in Dolores,” an annual celebration that attracts families from throughout Montezuma County, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Town of Dolores, the Dolores...

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

Lady Bears edge Bulldogs with late run

For the better part of three quarters, Dolores and Dove Creek found themselves locked in a defensive stalemate. A decisive fourth quarter run by the Lady Bears (2-2) proved to be the difference in...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores dominates glass in win at Dove Creek

Once the Dolores Bears get rolling inside, they’re awfully difficult to stop. Riding the strength of a hefty rebounding advantage, the Dolores boys basketball team pulled away from Dove Creek in...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

CDOT plans road work on CO. 145

Colorado Department of Transportation will be performing roadwork at several locations along Colorado Highway 145 from north of Dolores to Naturita. The operations are expected to take place Dec....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pony Expresso closes after five years in Dolores

On Tuesday, The Pony Expresso, a popular coffee shop on Railroad Avenue, closed its doors after five years in business. Owner Teresa Howell said closing the shop was a hard decision, but she wants...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, Montezuma-Cortez kick off season in swimming pool

Girls swim teams took to the water Friday night, as the season officially opened with Durango visiting Montezuma-Cortez at the Cortez Recreation Center. Durango captured the team victory, 576-204....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports