Man sentenced for role in death of 2 girls

A man charged with crimes connected to the deaths of two children in Norwood in 2017 was sentenced June 4, according to the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office. Ashford Nathaniel Archer was sentenced to 24...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FCC clears way for Denver satellite TV in Southwest Colorado

La Plata and Montezuma county residents are a step closer to receiving Denver television stations via satellite. The Federal Communications Commission issued a memorandum opinion and order Thursday...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Conquistador Golf Course marketing expands

Cortez city officials continue growing Conquistador Golf Course’s promotional efforts – and want to emphasize that the course and nearby Phil’s World are Cortez sites, for marketing and tourism...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde license plates approved by state Legislature

Mesa Verde National Park has a rich history filled with tales of those who braved the cold winters and dry summers to survive. Next year, Colorado drivers will have the opportunity to pay tribute...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest writers and readers at Cortez Literary Festival

Popular Southwestern author Anne Hillerman on Friday kicked off the Cortez Literary Festival, encouraging writers and artists from the Four Corners Area to embrace serendipity but prepare for...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girl Scout Troop 2619 earns Silver Award

Members of Girl Scout Troop 2619 recently earned their Silver Award after a 1½-year service project conducted in conjunction with Habit for Humanity. The Girl Scouts presented flower and vegetable...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Allergy sufferers could be in for ‘huge’ season

A cold May brought a reprieve for some allergy sufferers, but pollen from grass and weeds could strike with a vengeance in coming months. It could be a “huge” season for allergens because of the...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: State Patrol identifies Arizona man killed on Colorado 145

A 63-year-old man from Arizona driving a GMC pickup truck was killed in a head-on collision with 10-wheel tar tanker at 6:19 p.m. Tuesday on Colorado Highway 145 at mile marker 30, near Taylor...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park visitation down 8% in wake of fires, federal shutdown

Visits to Mesa Verde National Park declined about 8% in 2018 compared with the previous year because of wildfires and the partial federal government shutdown. Visits to the park dropped from...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Roundup adds exciting chapter to storied history

Thursday through Saturday, the Ute Mountain Roundup rodeo thrilled a packed grandstands at the Montezuma County Fairground to see cowboys and cowgirls perform at a high level. As steers were...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

The Ute Mountain Roundup: Looking back at a Cortez celebration

The 89th annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo offers a chance for wranglers, bull riders and even young mutton busters to prove their mettle. But it’s also a celebration of community, of time-honored...

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

May restaurant inspections: Two Dolores restaurants have minor slips

Colorado has implemented new restaurant inspection regulations that took effect Jan. 1. The Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules and Regulations are based on a national standard for retail food...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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