Mancos school board discusses school project, policy

The Mancos School District RE-6 board discussed a wide array of construction and policy issues at its meeting Monday night. Not surprisingly, the school’s $25 million expansion project took center...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS soccer team shocks Ridgway in Cortez

For those familiar with the Montezuma-Cortez High School soccer team’s vast improvements over the past several weeks, it was not surprising when the team in orange and black defeated Ridgway, 2-1,...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

CSU Extension accepting applications for Master Gardener program

The Colorado State University Extension Office in La Plata County is accepting applications for the 2019 Colorado Master Gardener program until Dec. 31. Students will receive training in tree care,...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cottage Foods Safety Training coming to Cortez

More and more people are looking to make extra money by selling their food products, but they might not have the training to ensure a safe product. That’s according to Tom Hooten, a Montezuma...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn planned near Summit Reservoir

The Dolores Ranger District plans to conduct two prescribed burns beginning late September and potentially lasting into October, weather permitting. The South Carver burn, will take place three...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS harriers compete in Shiprock

Looking to test themselves against some of New Mexico’s finest cross-country runners, members of the Montezuma-Cortez High School boys and girls cross-country teams traveled to Shiprock to compete...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team falls just short against Delta

Competing on the road against Delta High School on Sept. 14, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team fell just short of a victory. Still, a 19-14 defeat did not represent a total failure by...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek football team downed by Norwood

Fired up to play in front of a large homecoming crowd, the Dove Creek High School football team gave everything that it had in a league matchup against Norwood on Sept. 13. Despite their best...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays flex muscles with big win over Sargent

Over the course of the past decade, few football teams in Southwest Colorado have delivered the bone-crushing hits that Mancos High School delivered throughout a 38-20 victory over Sargent on Sept....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball team rolls to homecoming victory over Norwood

With loyal fans crowding its home gym and a large contingency of alumni shouting encouragement, the Dove Creek High School volleyball team rolled to a 25-18, 25-11, 19-25, 25-18 victory over...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BLM hosts public meetings for Draft Bears Ears National Monument plans

The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service will host three public meetings as part of the planning process for the Bears Ears National Monument. The draft management plans for the Shash...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Barnabas church creates labyrinth for public use

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church has created a labyrinth for public use. “Between the north side of the church building and the senior center is a nook that will soon be landscaped,” the Rev. Leigh...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News