Dolores twins carry on family’s rodeo traditions

Born moments apart 12 years ago, Dolores Middle School students Jaida Woody and Rylee Woody have enjoyed a bond that only twins can share. Now, after years riding around rodeo arenas and watching...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | UPDATED: 12 hours 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Sanctuary movement will call on Biden to free Rosa Sabido, others in sanctuary

Leaders of the National Sanctuary Collective will hold a virtual news conference Tuesday calling on President Joe Biden to free about 45 people who are in the country illegally and have taken up...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Timber harvest considered for north of Dolores

The San Juan National Forest is considering a vegetation management plan that includes logging ponderosa pine forests northeast of Dolores. An environmental assessment will be released in February...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

What to look for in your gardening mail order

By Gail Vanik With the arrival of COVID-19, many people have turned to online or catalog shopping. Gardeners have been using catalogs and online shopping for a long...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Head-on collision kills Mancos woman on U.S. 160

One person has died and others were taken to a hospital after a fiery head-on collision Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 160 between Cortez and Mancos. A 2017 white Chevy Trax and 2018 Chevy...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons of Ancients hires new manager

An experienced national park ranger from Arizona has been hired as the new permanent manager for Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in Southwest Colorado. Ray O’Neil, of Tucson, has assumed...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac of Cortez rebounds to win Houston 2 Supercross

Defending champion Eli Tomac of Cortez rebounded Tuesday from a slow season start to win the Houston 2 Supercross and join the hunt for the series lead. After two races in Houston, the Kawasaki ace...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: More Sports

Montezuma County expands historic road map

At the end of 2020, the Montezuma County Commissioners continued their effort to identify and assert historic rights of way across county and federal lands. In response, federal land agencies have...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 6 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man found dead in camper fire

A man was found dead Saturday after a camper fire south of Cortez, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. The fire was reported at 2:42 p.m. on E. Seventh St., south of the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores passes $2 million budget, reports tax revenue increase

The Dolores Town Board approved a $2.04 million budget for 2021 that funds a variety of services and includes a major solar project, infrastructure upgrades and recreation amenities. The budget is...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

DA offers to dismiss charge in fatal pedestrian crash in Cortez

A Towaoc man who struck and fatally injured a pedestrian while driving in Cortez has been granted a diversion agreement with the 22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Under the arrangement,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man pleads guilty to fentanyl distribution in Montezuma County

A New Mexico man, Manuel Nester Vargas, has pleaded guilty to a charge of illegal drug distribution, a Class 3 felony, under a plea agreement with the 22nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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