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Trespass suspect says body rigged with dynamite

Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputies on Saturday arrested a man at gunpoint after a report of a trespasser in the 23800 block of County Road F.4. Deputy Ryan Hancock responded to a call about a...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving table being set

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and Grace’s Kitchen are setting the table for their 16th annual community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday. The meal begins at the church about 11:30 a.m., but...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Mountain National Park may broaden exhibits about tribes

Rocky Mountain National Park might revamp its informational program to represent Native Americans who have connections to the region, according to the University of Colorado Boulder. This fall, CU...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose stars in Rocky Mountain PBS special

The Galloping Goose rail bus era in Southwest Colorado will be featured on Rocky Mountain PBS’s “Colorado Experience” on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Seven Galloping Geese ran on the Rio Grande Southern...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christmas Bird Count provides unusual experience of winter birdwatching

The Cortez Christmas Bird Count scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 30, offers an excellent opportunity for birders new to the area or anyone interested in birds to become acquainted with local species....

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Austin folk band to play Dolores River Brewery

The Deer, a transcendental Texas folk band, will play the Dolores River Brewery on Dec. 2. The band has released three albums and were listed by the Austin Music Awards as one of the Top 10...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM Christmas tree permits available in Western Colorado

Permits for cutting Christmas trees on Bureau of Land Management lands are available. The permits are for piñon pine or juniper and are $8-10 per tree. Permits are available Monday through Friday...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Melinda Green recognized for teaching career

Teacher Melinda Green, of Dolores, has earned an award for Instructional Excellence Award from the Computer Technologies Program of Colorado Community Colleges Online. Green has taught online...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall Sports Recap: Big season for volleyball teams, Mancos football

From the start of the prep sports season in early August until its conclusion in the middle of November, leaves changed, temperatures dropped, and five local teams left lasting impressions on...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball player picked for state coaches game

LaRissa Randolph has been chosen to participate in the Colorado Coaches of Girls’ Sports All-State Volleyball Games. Randolph, a senior and four-year starting varsity setter at Dove Creek High...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montezuma, Dolores counties are designated as natural disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated five counties in Southwest Colorado as primary natural disaster areas because of losses and damages caused by multiple disasters in the 2017 crop...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Live music scheduled this weekend in Montezuma County

There are several live music events this weekend in Montezuma County. On Nov. 17, David Daniel Dennis will perform at the Mancos Brewery, at 484 E Frontage Road, Mancos, from 6-9 p.m. Also on Nov....

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News