Rodeo chuck wagon opens for business

Festivities for the 69th Annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo got going on Wednesday. The festivities kicked off on Wednesday with a chuck wagon barbecue at 6 p.m. at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds....

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reminder: Saturday is the Dolores River Festival

The Dolores River Festival will take place on Saturday, June 10, at Joe Rowell Park. Ten local and national bands will play, including headliner Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons. There will be...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez students visit Lockheed Martin

Montezuma-Cortez High School graduate Marcus Amrine, Mancos High school senior Denver Syndergaard and Dolores High senior Jade Reynolds recently took a trip to Lockheed Martin Corp. in Colorado...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico goes all out for the Fourth

Rico is famous for throwing a huge Fourth of July celebration that goes on for three days, and this year is no different.From July 1 to July 4, the town will host a variety of events. There will be...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

United Way to host summer fundraiser

United Way of Southwest Colorado will be hosting a fundraiser and concert at the Dolores River Campground on June 14 at 5 p.m. Local band The Tomlynns will perform, and there will be a campfire...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health celebrates Wound Healing Awareness Month

June is Wound Healing Awareness Month, and Southwest Health System’s director of rehabilitation services, Jodi Harris, offers some advice for wound care. “Keep your wound clean, covered and moist,”...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wright displays watercolors at Cortez library

Mancos watercolor artist Jan Wright will display two of her works at the Cortez Public Library through July. Featured paintings include two five-foot watercolors of Cliff Palace and Spruce Tree...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local swimmers race to wins in Cortez

Swimming between new black and green lane lines under a mostly sunny sky, several local athletes scored victories at the Cortez Leopard Sharks Open Swim Meet, which was held at the Cortez Municipal...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Rob Yates Cowboy Golf Tournament set to tee off

Among the many unique events taking place in Cortez during rodeo week, the Cowboy Golf Tournament stands out as one of the most meaningful. Founded four years ago after former Ute Mountain Roundup...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Wetherill descendant will give Mesa Verde talk

Harvey Leake, great-grandson of John Wetherill, will discuss the activities of his ancestors and their archaeological investigations in the area on June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Visitor and Research...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Berner joins Artisans of Mancos gallery

Mixed media artist Kathleen Berner is the latest to join the Artisans of Mancos gallery. Her reception is Saturday, June 3, from 2-5 p.m. at the Artisans of Mancos, 101 Grand Ave. Berner will...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy faces theft, misconduct charges; record shows rise in rank

Former Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Adam Alcon appeared in court Wednesday for the first time after allegedly stealing sheriff’s department equipment earlier this year. Alcon, who was...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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