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: 6 days 18 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: 6 days 3 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: 6 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bull Draw Fire grows 400 acres; more robust team takes command

The Bull Draw Fire has grown about 1,000 acres in the past week and continues to produce smoke visible on the Western Slope. At 7 a.m. Sunday, fire management officers from the Grand Mesa,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Young Bears hold off Whitehorse on homecoming

Dolores football head coach Ray Davis knew that his Bears squad was moving in the right direction. In spite of tough losses to begin the season, the Bears played inspired football in front of a...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

New firewood harvest area open to the public

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests’ Norwood Ranger District has opened a firewood harvest area on the Uncompahgre National Forest’s Plateau Division. The felled and decked...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School to host annual Fall Fest

Southwest Open School will host its annual Fall Fest on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 4:30-7 p.m. at its campus at 401 N. Dolores Road. Scheduled activities will include pumpkin decorating, face painting,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four more forums held for county commissioner candidates

There are four more forums to hear from candidates running for the District 1 seat of the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners. Candidates are Republican Jim Candelaria, unaffiliated Steve...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS cross-country teams compete in Alamosa

Before the Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa on Sept. 8, Montezuma-Cortez High School sophomore John Whyte stood near the starting line and took in a scene that included 259 competitors and some of the top...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek and Dolores take a thriller to five sets

At times during the match between the Dove Creek High School and Dolores High School volleyball teams on Sept. 11, the crowd drowned out the voices of the coaches as they shouted instructions. Long...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos volleyball team wins three straight over SJBL competition

After an impressive stretch that included victories over three San Juan Basin League foes, the Mancos High School volleyball team is brimming with confidence, and players are smiling as a result of...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports