Anthony Medina wins long jump at Cedaredge Invitational

Fresh off of Spring Break, the Mancos High School boys’ and girls’ track teams showed few signs of rust while producing solid results at the Cedaredge Invitational in Cedaredge on April 3. Mancos...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers track teams compete in Grand Junction

For the Montezuma-Cortez High School girls and boys track teams, the Mickey Dunn Invitational in Grand Junction on April 1 provided an opportunity to compete against some of the Western Slope’s...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers dominate Monte Vista, sweep doubleheader

To say that the Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball was dominant at home on April 1 would be an understatement. Opening its doubleheader against Monte Vista with junior ace Jasen Engel on the...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Up to 14 inches of snow forecast for SW Colorado mountains

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Southwest Colorado mountains from noon Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday.Light snow showers will begin early Monday morning with showers becoming more widespread...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac wins again in St. Louis Supercross

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, won his eighth Supercross in the past 10 races when he beat series leader Ryan Dungey Saturday in the The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis.Tomac gained three...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff blotter

Wednesday, March 22 10:58 a.m. : A man was arrested at Montezuma County Court, 601 N. Mildred Road, on a warrant for failure to comply. 3:58 p.m. : A man was served with a warrant for failure to...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

Bears Ears spares uranium over dinosaurs

BLUFF – What was left out of the new Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah is upsetting paleontologists, but relieving uranium miners. Paleontologist Rob Gay, of Museums of Western...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to host uranium mining presentation

“Digital Humanities Project: Four Corners Uranium Mining,” a presentation by Peter Soland, will be given at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Lyceum Room at the Fort Lewis College Center of...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Registration is underway for 2017 birding festival

Registration for the 13th Annual Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival, May 10-14, is underway. Twenty-five tours led by experienced birding guides take participants to birding sites throughout...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

The legacy and life of referee Arlo Robb

If gyms and football fields in the Four Corners area could speak, they would all likely have at least one story about Arlo Robb. Some, such as the football field in Paonia, Colorado, would tell...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council reviews smoke-free survey results

Before their busy regular meeting Tuesday night, the Cortez City Council discussed the results of a public survey on potential smoke-free zones on city property.During the council’s workshop, they...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores girls’ golf team starts from scratch

Watching the Dolores High School golf team warm up, it’s hard to believe that before this season, only one player had experience hitting a golf ball. Thanks to assistance from several of the area’s...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports