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Superintendent serving as Dolores interim principal

The Dolores school board has appointed Superintendent Lis Richard as interim secondary principal to serve out the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. The appointment comes after former Principal...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez homecoming parade runs on Main Street

Onlookers lined Main Street Friday afternoon to watch young athletes, musicians, and local businesses process their way to the annual Montezuma-Cortez High School Homecoming football game at...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez delays decision on land use code until January

The Cortez City Council voted to push a final reading and hearing on the city’s land use code update through the end of January – giving residents an extra 3½ months to submit comments. The code...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board candidates share views

Mancos is gearing up for its own school board election this year, and the competition is steep – eight candidates are vying for three seats. Candidates gathered in the new school cafeteria Monday...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Thought-provoking meets wacky at Purple Fox Conundrum

Hundreds of brave souls trekked through the fields of Sacred Song Ranch this past weekend for the first-ever production of the Purple Fox Conundrum. The “Intrepid Travelers” who ventured out were...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New owner for Millwood Junction

After decades of operation by the same family, the Millwood Junction has changed hands. The new owner is William Lapin, who also owns the American Holiday Mesa Verde Inn in Cortez. The sale was...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board candidates square off

The Dolores school board has a full election race coming up, with six candidates vying for three seats. The candidates gathered Wednesday night at the Dolores Community Center for a well-attended...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lantern Fest putting community gardens to bed

The Common Ground Cortez Community Gardens will be put to bed next week, and gardeners are marking the event with a Lantern Fest. The event is intended to encourage community members to connect art...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indictment clouds appointment at Dolores schools

The new secondary dean of students in Dolores School District Re-4A is facing embezzlement charges by the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, but school administrators hope he will be exonerated...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Immersive art and theater in Mancos

Whimsy and thought-provoking art installations are coming to the Mancos Valley this weekend for the Purple Fox Conundrum. It’s an outdoor theater and art experience, taking over the Sacred Song...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Farmers Market wraps up

Now that fall has officially arrived, summer traditions and events are wrapping up – including the Mancos Farmers Market, which has just a few weeks left. On sleepy Thursday afternoons throughout...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

County hosts human trafficking training

Human trafficking might seem like a far-off issue, but it’s a problem even in the Four Corners region. Its unexpected prevalence close to home was a key message Kara Napolitano from the Laboratory...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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