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Five sentenced in Cortez on alcohol offenses

Judge JenniLynn Lawrence sentenced five people in Montezuma County Court this week for alcohol-related driving charges. On Tuesday, Lewis Tallbrother was sentenced to 10 days in jail and two years...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Conservation District’s landowners meeting, breakfast

The Mancos Conservation District’s annual meeting of landowners and pancake breakfast is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Mancos Community Center, 130 Grande Ave.On the...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lewis artist shares beading expertise at Dolores library

Long-time beader Betty Schneider, of Lewis, has taken the art form to new and creative places. She will share her artistic beading techniques during a free class on May 20th at the Dolores Library...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Main Street Cortez goes live with street cam

The city of Cortez unveiled its new live stream of Main Street on March 29. After a few days of technical glitches, the live video is now available to stream. It offers a view of downtown and...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grantiply coaches grant-writing for nonprofits

A Dolores resident has created an online training center for nonprofit grant writers. Jeff Sand launched Grantiply in March to coach organizations on researching, writing and presenting better...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bears baseball plays through tough weekend

For the Dolores High School baseball team, three weekend games produced plenty of solid plays and a few highlights, but no wins. Opening the three-game slate at home against Monticello on March 30,...

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

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