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

Van collides with semi near U.S. 160-491 junction

A van collided with a semitrailer at the intersection of U.S. Highways 160 and 491 about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. No injuries were reported. According to Cortez Police Sgt. Glen Edwards, the collision...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS golf team receives postseason awards

Over the course of the 2017 season, the Montezuma-Cortez High School golf team showed vast improvement, placed well in several regular season tournaments, and qualified two players for state. Thus,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Christmas tree permits on sale in Dolores, Lewis and Mancos

Christmas tree permits, which allow you to cut your own holiday tree, are now on sale for $8 at San Juan National Forest offices and selected retail outlets in Southwest Colorado. A permit allows...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native authors to speak Nov. 18

Torrey House Press and the Montezuma Great Old Broads for Wilderness present a meet-the-authors event on Saturday from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Cortez Cultural Center, 25 N. Market St. in Cortez....

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health supports CDC’s ‘Be Antibiotics Aware’ effort

Southwest Health System joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in encouraging patients, families and health care professionals to “Be Antibiotics Aware” by learning about antibiotic...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Pay $70 for a QuickBooks class at SWCC

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center and First National Bank of Durango plan to hold a full-day workshop, Introduction to QuickBooks, on Tuesday, Nov. 28,at Southwest Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bluejays fall to Soroco in state quarterfinals

Throughout the week leading up to its state quarterfinals matchup against Soroco on Saturday, the Mancos High School football team focused on finding a way to contain star running back Jace Logan....

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports