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Catlin easily defeats Cagin for Colorado House seat

Republican Rep. Marc Catlin, of Montrose, has been elected to represent the 58th District House of Representative seat in the Colorado Legislature. Districtwide, he got 62.97 percent of the vote...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Democrats share thoughts, stories before election returns

At the Montezuma County Democrats headquarters on election night, the Wi-Fi password is “ImpeachTrump,” and a sheet cake awaiting celebration reads, “The Blue Wave.” A crowd of more than 50...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters retain two judges in Montezuma and Dolores counties

Voters in Montezuma and Dolores counties have retained 22nd Judicial District Judge Todd Jay Plewe and Montezuma County Court Judge JenniLynn Lawrence. Plewe was retained with 73.6 percent of the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Coram wins Colorado Senate seat

Veteran Republican lawmaker Sen. Don Coram, of Montrose, has won District 6 State Senate seat, beating out Democrat rival Guinn Unger Jr. Districtwide, Coram garnered 39,725 votes, (54.8 percent),...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

For weeks, Kiva students had no permanent classroom

Alongside resignations of top school officials, budgetary concerns and low enrollment, students at Children’s Kiva Montessori School lacked a permanent facility for the first six weeks of class,...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Midterm Election Day has arrived

Today is Election Day, the last day to turn in ballots for the 2018 midterm elections. Voters can drop off ballots, pick up a ballot or register to vote at several locations throughout the county...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

For Pets’ Sake to hold Turkey Trot fundraiser in Cortez

For Pets’ Sake Humane Society will hold its 15th Annual Cortez Turkey Trot fundraiser on Thanksgiving Day. Registration starts at 9 a.m., Nov. 22 at the Parque de Vida pavilion behind the Cortez...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow coming Sunday to Colorado, including San Juan Mountains

A system moving in from the northwest is expected to bring 3 to 5 inches of snow to the San Juan Mountains from Sunday morning through Monday morning. Matthew Aleksa, meteorologist with the...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS band places second in class at state championship

After narrowly missing the podium a year ago, the Montezuma-Cortez High School Band returned to state finals on Monday to land a second-place finish behind the band from The Classical Academy, a...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Day of Dead celebrates life at Cortez Cultural Center

The Cortez Cultural Center hosted a Day of the Dead celebration Friday to honor the traditional Mexican festival. “Dia de los Muertos is an opportunity to remember and celebrate the lives of...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

On the air: KSJD DJ earns international recognition for second consecutive year

For more than15 years, Mancos resident Barbara Richhart has kept the airways at KSJD in Cortez buzzing with cowboy-Western music. And for the past two years, she has been recognized as DJ of the...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medians won't affect 29th annual Parade of Lights

The 29th annual Parade of Lights will continue its normal route this year even with the recent addition of medians on Main Street. Terry McCabe, broker and associate for Century 21 West Slope...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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