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Cortez swimmers compete in prestigious meet

Competing at the 2017 Arena Western Zone Senior Championships in Fresno, California, Aug. 1-5, Cortez’s top two swimmers represented Southwest Colorado well.Duran sets high standard Leading the way...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Escalante Days begin Friday

Escalante Days and Nights is Friday and Saturday in Dolores. The theme this year is “Where the Wild Still Lives.”The Children’s bike parade begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Dolores General Store,...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Cortez officer pleads guilty to misconduct

Reuben Liska, a former patrol officer with the Cortez Police Department, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Montezuma County Court to a charge of first-degree official misconduct. Liska resigned from the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chaco Canyon petroglyph may represent ancient total eclipse

A University of Colorado Boulder faculty member says a petroglyph in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon might represent a total eclipse that occurred there 1,000 years ago. The petroglyph depicts a circle...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Labor Day weekend events set for Mancos State Park

Labor Day weekend events at Mancos State Park include a performance by two well-regarded musicians, Sandy Hoagland and Tom Kochanski, according to a news release from the park. They plan to perform...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ranch Rodeo entertains while showcasing rugged life

For as long as Mancos resident Kole Yeomans can remember, summers have been spent riding horses and rustling cattle on ranches throughout the Southwest, including his family’s ranch near Mancos....

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Sheriff confronts bear near Dolores High School

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, who has been conducting a Tuesday night bear patrol in Dolores, reported that he had a close encounter with a bear on Aug. 1 after spotting it on the sidewalk...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Code Talker to speak in Cortez

World War II veteran and Navajo Code Talker Sam Sandoval will speak at the Sunflower Theatre on Monday, Aug. 14, according to a news release from the Cortez Cultural Center. The theatre and the...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Wednesday, July 26 9:13 a.m. : Police responded to a report of criminal mischief at Manaugh Elementary School, 300 E. Fourth St. A maintenance worker reported two windows had been broken, causing...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

Metcalf and Boyd present ‘Boyd Meets Girl’

Laura Metcalf, who performed at the Sunflower Theatre in July 2016 with the classic music ensemble Sybarite5, returns with her husband, the acclaimed cellist and classical guitarist Rupert Boyd,...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest tickets on sale

The third annual Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest combine a riverfront setting and local music, beer, wine and food on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Cottonwood Park in Mancos. Mancos Brewing Co. presents the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ranch Rodeo set for Friday night

Every morning, on ranches across the Southwest, cattle hands rise before sunrise, pull on their boots and hats, and prepare for a workday that generally features roping, riding, wrestling, and...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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