Boating below McPhee dam ending

The whitewater boating season on the Lower Dolores River below McPhee dam is ending, but it may be briefly revived later. By midnight May 23, flows will ramp down to 600 cubic feet per second, hold...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Days announces 2017 schedule

The Mancos Colorado Days Association has announced the schedule for the 2017 festival, which runs Festival takes place July 27-30.The theme for this year’s event is “Honoring Those Who Serve” and...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young Bluejays shine at state track meet

One year after graduating several senior stalwarts, the Mancos High School track team returned to the Class 2A State Track Meet in Lakewood, May 20-21, and watched a new wave of talent emerge....

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tristan Medina paces Dolores Bears at state

Standing behind the starting line at the Colorado Class 2A State track meet before the start of the 110-meter hurdles on May 21, Dolores High School senior Tristan Medina took a deep breath. Then,...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Landslides close Taylor Creek Road outside Dolores

Taylor Creek Road – Forest Road 545 – is closed by landslides about 3.5 miles from its intersection with Colorado Highway 145, according to a news release from the U.S. Forest Service.The road is...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Color Run attracts 180 runners to Parque de Vida

With a warm sun smiling down as if to signal the beginning of summer, roughly 180 runners descended on Parque de Vida in Cortez on May 19 to take part in the third annual Cortez Color Run.Organized...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Investigation rules out homicide in Mancos woman’s death

The death of a Mancos woman whose body was found in Summit Lake on May 12 was likely an accident, according to investigators at the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office. An autopsy was performed...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

SCCC awards 105 degrees and certificates

Southwest Colorado Community College handed out 105 degrees and certificates at its 2017 commencement on May 14 at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall, according to a news...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI searching for shooting suspect in Aneth, Utah

The FBI is searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting that took place in Aneth, Utah, on the Navajo Nation on Thursday, according to a statement FBI spokeswoman Sandra Barker. A 46-year-old man...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

DAR requests help in mission to honor war veterans

The Sleeping Ute Mountain chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is seeking help from war veterans’ family and friends so it can place flags at soldiers’ graves in Montezuma and...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Bluejays are set for state track and field meet

Over the past several years, the Mancos High School boys track team has asserted itself as one of the top Class 2A teams in the state and with several athletes set to compete in this year’s state...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers in position for podium finishes at state

Heading into the Colorado State Track Championships in Lakewood, May 19-20, several Montezuma-Cortez High School track athletes appear primed to content for podium finishes and possibly individual...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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