Young Lady Panthers make a late run, but lose to Monticello

Two days, two hard-fought battles for the Montezuma Cortez Lady Panthers, who wrapped up their opening weekend with a 37-26 loss to Monticello (1-2). Looking to build on their season-opening...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Region 9 announces new loan committee member

Shawn Gregory has joined the Region 9 Economic Development District’s Business Loan Fund Committee as a Montezuma County representative. Acording to a Region 9 news release, Gregory founded Tuffy...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lady Panthers pull away from Lady Jays

During the first five minutes of a contest between the Montezuma-Cortez High School and Mancos High School girls basketball teams on Nov. 30, the ball refused to drop through the basket as neither...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Weekend Christmas celebrations running ahead of cold front

Several holiday events are planned for Cortez and the surrounding area on Saturday, a day before a cold front is expected to arrive in Western Colorado. The biggest is the Four Corners Board of...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panthers looking to return to state playoffs

Racing around the practice court on the eve of its first game of the season, the Montezuma-Cortez High School basketball team appeared focused and confident. Senior Jasen Engel, who received first...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers looking to improve

When the Montezuma-Cortez High School girls basketball team takes the court this season, it will do so with several players with little or no varsity experience. The Lady Panthers’ lack of...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sunflower Troupe plans four performances of ‘Savannah Sipping Society’

The Sunflower Theatre at KSJD will present the comedy play “Savannah Sipping Society” on four nights in December. According to a news release from the theater, the Sunflower Troupe production is at...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores will elect mayor, four trustees on April 3

Dolores residents will elect four town trustees and the mayor in an April 3 election. The election will be conducted via mailed ballots. The mayoral candidate receiving the highest number of votes...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library hosts avalanche expert

The Dolores Public Library will host an avalanche awareness presentation on Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Professional avalanche instructor and backcountry mountain guide Michael Ackerman will lead...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores-area roads and trails close for winter wildlife

Seasonal closures for several local roads and trails will kick in Dec. 1. For the purpose of protecting winter wildlife habitat, the Dolores Ranger District will close the McPhee Overlook Trail to...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christmas bazaar scheduled for Saturday in Dolores

Get your holiday shopping done at the Dolores Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dolores Community Center. Fifty vendors will be selling goods, including crafts,...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores basketball team set to take next step

Fresh off a winning season and stocked with talented players at nearly every position, the Dolores High School basketball team appears primed for a run to the regional tournament and possibly...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports