Cortez

Polish archaeology exhibit opens at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center

On Saturday, the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum unveiled a new exhibit highlighting the discoveries of a Polish archaeology team. “From Krakow to Castle Rock,” a collection of...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Camper hauler blamed in fiery U.S. 160 crash

A violent crash recorded on video Monday in front of Woody’s Food Store on U.S. Highway 160 caused a vehicle fire, sent one person to the hospital and partially closed the highway for several...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Wednesday, June 27 2:09 a.m. : A man was arrested in the 100 block of South Elm Street on a warrant for failure to appear. He reportedly gave police a false name, then gave his real name after they...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Community Calendar

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DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Southwest Health board OKs management agreement

Community Hospital Consulting, the management and consulting arm of Community Hospital Corp., has announced a five-year management agreement with Southwest Health System. Management services by...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council to vote on meeting procedures, BMX track and more

In its Tuesday meeting, the Cortez City Council will consider time limits for public comment at meetings, a new name for the Cortez BMX track and other issues. The regular meeting will start at...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burro Fire officials draw down personnel after ‘soaking’ rains

Rain in the San Juan Mountains continued to put down the Burro Fire east of Dolores this weekend, resulting in a drawdown of fire personnel and an increase in the level of containment. As of Sunday...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Montezuma Heritage Museum to open downtown

For the first time since the 1950s, Montezuma County will have space for a museum, and this time, it is an entire building. The Montezuma Heritage Museum will be at 35 S. Chestnut St., and is...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New artist nonprofit hopes to bring interactive art to Cortez

A new group of artists and metalworkers want to bring the Cortez art scene out of the gallery and onto the street. The Deep Desert Art Collective started roughly six months ago as a group of six...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burro Fire at standstill after two days of rain

The Burro Fire continued to lie down Friday after two days of rain in the San Juan Mountains. Public information officer Kathy Russell said the fire remains at 4,593 acres with minimal activity...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man leads police on Fourth of July ATV chase

A barefoot, shirtless man, who was doused in lighter fluid and driving an ATV, led police and deputies on a brief chase Wednesday afternoon. The Fourth of July incident started about 4 p.m., when...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff Blotter

Tuesday, June 26 11:58 a.m. : A man was remanded into custody from Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St. due to a probation revocation. Wednesday, June 27 9:27 a.m. : A woman was...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record