BLM to remove 100 wild horses from private lands in southeast Utah

The Bureau of Land Management will begin an effort to gather and remove up to 100 wild horses from private lands adjacent to and within the Range Creek Herd Management Area, according to a press...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire, smoke close stretch of U.S. Highway 160

The Colorado Department of Transportation and Colorado State Patrol will keep U.S. Highway 160 closed from Fort Garland to La Veta because of heavy smoke, poor visibility and fire near the highway....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Junior golfers hone their skills at Conquistador Golf Camp

For five consecutive days earlier this month, cheers and laughter echoed across the driving range and the putting greens at Conquistador Golf Course as roughly 80 junior golfers honed their swings...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Resources will hold film fest on June 29-30

Mancos Valley Resources, in partnership with sponsors Alpacka Raft, Specialized Bicycles and Osprey Packs, will hold the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival on June 29-30. All proceeds...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bush will challenge Tipton for Colorado seat in U.S. House

Democrat voters in Montezuma County on Tuesday overwhelmingly chose Diane Mitsch Bush to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton. County Republicans chose state Treasurer Walker Stapleton as...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grace’s Kitchen celebrates 20th year of feeding neighbors

More than 90 people attended an Italian dinner on June 23 to raise funds for Grace’s Kitchen and to celebrate the kitchen’s 20th anniversary feeding the community. Grace’s feeds up to 150 people...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health hires practice administrator Craig Oswald

Craig Oswald will join Southwest Health System at the chief medical services officer on Aug. 1, according to spokeswoman Haley Saunders. Oswald, who has worked as a practice administrator in...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ridgway RiverFest will go despite low water, drought

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, which organizes the Ridgway RiverFest, has decided that the show must go on this year despite record-setting low flows. In its 11th year at Rollans Park in...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pickup truck, car collide on North Broadway in Cortez

No one was injured in a collision about 5:50 p.m. Monday after a car apparently pulled out of West Empire Street into the path of a northbound pickup truck on North Broadway Avenue, according to...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Norwood Ranger District seeks comment on wildlife habitat

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests’ Norwood Ranger District is seeking public input on a number of proposed management actions for the South Tabeguache Wildlife Habitat...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters in primary election can drop off ballots at clerk’s office

The deadline to receive a primary election ballot in the mail was last week, but voters can still participate by delivering their ballots to the drop box outside the Montezuma County Clerk and...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cowboy Half Marathon and 5K produce plenty of action

As music blared in the background courtesy of a booth set up by KSJD and banners of local businesses waved in the air, scores of runners took off from the starting line at 7 a.m. sharp to compete...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports