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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

Hot air balloons fly over Cortez during weekend rally

About 20 colorful hot air balloons took flight above Cortez this weekend during the annual three-day Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally. The first balloons launched about 7 a.m. Friday at...

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

Hot air balloons take to the Cortez sky this weekend

Twenty colorful balloons will fly above Cortez on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the annual Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally.The first balloons will take off from Parque de Vida at about...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

District Rotary governor visits Cortez meeting

Shane Hale, Cortez Rotary Club president, recently welcomed the newly elected Rotary district governor, George Small, and his wife, Sue, at the local meeting. Cortez is one of 57 clubs in Small’s...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Andrea Phillips chosen as Pagosa Springs town administrator

Former Mancos Town Administrator Andrea Phillips has been hired for the same position in Pagosa Springs. Pagosa Springs’ current town administrator, Greg Schulte, is scheduled to retire on Sept. 1,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos runners compete in trail championship

For members of Mancos High School’s cross-country and track teams, offseason training has become a consistent ingredient to success. Thus, when Simon Kearns, Teslin Stechar, and Caleb Yoder heard...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Social services awarded $200,000 grant

Montezuma County Social Services has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Human Services to help with local family-service programs. They grant was part of $2.5 million...

DATE: July 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jeremiah Damron charged with murder in Cortez case

Jeremiah Damron, of Cortez, was charged with first-degree murder in a hearing Friday at Montezuma County District Court. Damron, 36, was arrested on July 20 on suspicion of homicide after the body...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Input sought on San Luis Valley big-game management

In response to public meetings held earlier this month, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking public comments about big-game management in the San Luis Valley and south San Juan Mountains (Game...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local swimmers compete at state meet

Competing against Colorado’s top amateur swimmers at the Colorado Senior Long Course State Championships in Denver, July 21-23, athletes from the Cortez Leopard Sharks and the Mesa Verde Aquatics...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local motocross riders to compete in Amateur Nationals

Long before Eli Tomac became one of Motocross’s most recognizable stars, he spent his days training in the Cortez area and competing in events around the country. Now, more than a decade later, two...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free state park entrance for military and veterans

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans throughout August. “We are very appreciative of Colorado’s military community and encourage them to take...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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