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Panthers football team ready to rumble

In the locker room and on the practice field, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team appear physically bigger and much faster than it has in previous seasons. Ask players what they expect...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No serious injuries reported after collision in Cortez

No serious injuries were reported after a collision Tuesday at the North Broadway and Lebanon Road intersection in Cortez. According to a police report, Cortez resident Kelly Boren crashed into a...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Park service seeks input on fee hikes at Hovenweep, Natural Bridges

The National Park Service is seeking public comment on proposed fee increases at Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. The park service proposes to increase park entrance fees at...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

George Geer Memorial Car Show draws classic cars, honors fallen soldiers

Surrounded by classic cars of all shapes and sizes at the George Geer Memorial Car Show on Aug. 12, Mike and Kaitlyn Youell’s 2013 Ford Mustang stood out. Gray with an American flag adorning the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Thayer Plewe enjoying junior golf circuit

Capping off an impressive summer in style, Cortez native Thayer Plewe won top honors in the Utah PGA junior program’s season-ending major championship at Hidden Valley Country Club on Aug. 14. For...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores man dies after shooting himself

The shooting death of a Dolores resident on Friday afternoon has been ruled a suicide, law enforcement officials said. Montezuma County Undersheriff Vern Knuckles said deputies responded about 4:30...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elana Cope, of Cortez, is named to academic all-conference team

Elana Cope, of Cortez, has been named to the Midwest Conference’s Academic All-Conference list for the 2016-17 academic year and athletic season. Cope, whose major at Knox College is undecided, was...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Truck driver arrested in Cortez 'road rage' incident

A truck driver was arrested north of Cortez on Monday on suspicion of second-degree assault and other charges after allegedly attacking another driver with a hammer.According to the arrest report,...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National recording artists Images plans Cortez concert

The group Images plans to perform in Cortez on Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. in the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium. Images was formed in the early 1980s by Lee Bartley and Rich Sallee as a light jazz...

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

Businesses in seven counties will get Western Excelsior relief

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s request for assistance following the destruction of Western Excelsior Corp. plant in May.The Montezuma County...

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

New Dolores River bridge installed near Bedrock

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor SEMA Construction have installed the new Dolores River Bridge on Colorado Highway 90, according to a CDOT news release. The precast concrete...

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

Two injured as car hits bear on U.S. 160 outside Mancos

Two people from Arizona were injured Monday night after their automobile hit a bear on U.S. Highway 160 east of Mancos. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said the crash occurred about...

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

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