Update: Crew blasts boulder blocking Colorado 145

A crew Sunday night blasted one of two boulders that has shut down Colorado Highway 145 north of Dolores for two days, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office. Trucks have begun hauling...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez seniors graduate, embark on heroic path

On a sunny Friday morning, over 100 Montezuma-Cortez High School seniors celebrated a new chapter in their life at this year’s commencement ceremony. It was sunflowers galore at this year’s...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

One injured in two-car crash in Cortez

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defendant in high-speed chase is found incompetent in Cortez

A Mancos man who allegedly ran down several officers during a high speed chase in March, seriously injuring two of them, has been found incompetent to proceed in court procedures against him. Casey...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez two-bedroom rental prices see dip

The cost of renting a two- or three-bedroom unit in Cortez has dropped noticeably in the past four years, according to a housing report released this month. The drop contrasts sharply with rental...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools approve tax increase

The Montezuma-Cortez school board will put a mill levy override on the November ballot, which board members say will help increase teacher salaries. Specifically, the school district is looking to...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CBI seeks help in 20-year-old cold case

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Montrose County Sheriff’s Office are seeking help in a cold case involving the disappearance of a Nucla man 20 years ago. On May 27, 1999, Dale Duane...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Could Colorado lose its industrial advantage over hemp?

WASHINGTON – The year hemp made its debut in 2014 at the Four Corners Agriculture Expo in Cortez, about 25 people showed up to learn about the plant the state of Colorado had recently legalized....

DATE: May 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man dies in Montezuma County jail

A man died in the Montezuma County Detention Center Wednesday morning. Michael McMordie, 33, of Cortez, passed away in his cell between 1 a.m. and 1:30 a.m., said Montezuma County Sheriff Steve...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC Southwest awards 123 degrees and certificates

Pueblo Community College Southwest kicked off the local graduation season on May 11 by awarding 123 degrees and certificates in a ceremony at Montezuma-Cortez High School. The college’s president,...

DATE: May 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez commencement moved to Friday morning

Because rain has been forecast for Thursday night, the Montezuma-Cortez High School graduation ceremony has been moved to Friday morning. A Friday commencement was the “contingency plan,” according...

DATE: May 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

One injured in crash amid spring snowstorm

DATE: May 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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