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Cortez resident to present slideshow on Grand Canyon burro roundup

Cortez resident Mark Applequist plans to present a slideshow on Oct. 10 that will focus on the history of burros in Grand Canyon and his experience rounding up about 50 burros and sending them down...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pinon Project plans fun run, games and carnival for Oct. 27

The Piñon Project will kick off its annual Halloween festival on Oct. 27 with a Pumpkin Fest featuring the 5K Zombie Run in Montezuma Park. The event will start with a 5K fun run starting off in...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FireWise changing name to Wildfire Adapted Partnership

As of Oct. 1, FireWise of Southwest Colorado will change its name to Wildfire Adapted Partnership. The grassroots organization, which started in 2003 after the Missionary Ridge Fire, received its...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado Concerts series will open with San Juan Symphony

Southwest Colorado Concerts kick off on Oct. 7 with a “Rhapsodic and Exotic” presentation of Hungarian arabesques and flashy Russian dances from the San Juan Symphony. The series then celebrates...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Local cross-country teams compete in Blanding

Squaring off against multiple teams from Utah at the John Thornton Invitational in Blanding on Sept. 26, several members of local cross country teams from Dolores, Mancos and Montezuma-Cortez high...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores football team comes from behind to defeat Monument Valley

On the road and trailing Monument Valley by two points at halftime and by 10 points early in the third quarter, the Dolores High School football team could have folded. Instead, the Bears mounted a...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball defeats ‘new rival’ Mancos

What began as a competitive match between the Dove Creek High School and Mancos High School volleyball teams ended with Bulldogs players cheering and Bluejays players rushing toward their locker...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS offense blitzes Bloomfield in three sets on home court

Once the Panther attack ignites, it’s hard to contain. Montezuma-Cortez parlayed big runs into a comprehensive three-set victory, 25-23, 25-16, 25-16, over visiting Bloomfield on Tuesday. The...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Five M-CHS seniors look to leave a legacy of team play, excellence

The sun arcs downward across a deep-blue autumn sky, casting long shadows onto Englehart Field. A breeze rustles fall leaves, and laughter echoes across the ball diamond. Heads turn at the sound of...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Homecoming features parade, games and dance

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Hawaiian Luau Homecoming Parade is Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. on Montezuma Avenue. After the parade, a pep rally at City Park starts at 5:30 p.m., and a powder...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

About 500 homes and businesses lose electrical power after crash

About 500 homes and businesses temporarily lost electrical power Wednesday afternoon after a car veered off County Road 29 and struck a utility pole. According to a deputy with the Montezuma County...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Summer Nights’ last block party of the season is Saturday

The Mancos Creative District has announced that its final Grand Summer Nights of the season will be Saturday from 5-8 p.m. Grand Avenue, in the heart of downtown, will be closed to traffic from...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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