Michael Bennet defeats Glenn in U.S. Senate race

DENVER – A relatively dull U.S. Senate race in Colorado ended Tuesday night as predicted, with Democrat Michael Bennet holding onto his seat against Republican challenger Darryl Glenn. Bennet...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brown concedes state house seat to McLachlan

DENVER – One of the most targeted House races in the state lived up to expectations Tuesday night, with the contest between Republican incumbent J. Paul Brown and Democratic challenger Barbara...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot issues: Minimum wage, aid-in-dying win

DENVER – Colorado voters Tuesday night backed establishing a presidential primary and making it more difficult to amend the state constitution, as part of nine wide-ranging issues that were on the...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton holds off Schwartz challenge in 3rd District

DENVER – Republican incumbent Scott Tipton of Cortez was re-elected Tuesday night to the 3rd Congressional District, over a spirited challenge by Democrat Gail Schwartz. What was supposed to be a...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

High suicide rate plagues La Plata County

LA PLATA COUNTY – The river gallops past ghost towns and plunges through canyons of quiet before tumbling into the old mining town of Durango. Legend has it that the Spanish christened these waters...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Empire Electric reports regional telephone scam

Empire Electric Association is reporting an active scam in the company’s service territory, according to a notice on the company’s website. A person pretending to work for Empire Electric is...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girls on the Run season ends in Durango

Area Girls on the Run programs will conclude the 2016 season with a 5-kilometer run in Durango on Saturday. The program, for third-through eighth-grade girls, started in 2000 in North Carolina and...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Archibeque is named October MVP in European basketball

Kirk Archibeque and the Polish basketball team PGE Turow have gotten off to a hot start to begin their 2016-2017 campaign. The team is currently 4-2 and third in the Tauron Basket Liga standings....

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Community grieves after two kids take their own lives

Two juveniles’ deaths in recent weeks, one from Cortez and one from Dolores, are being investigated as probable suicides, according to the Montezuma County sheriff’s office.One death occurred in...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tuesday is your last chance to register and vote

Tuesday is Election Day.It’s too late to mail ballots, so they must be dropped off at either the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s office, the Dolores Public Library, or the Mancos Public...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS explores space, sci-fi in ‘Tempest’ production

Audiences will be transported back in time and to outer space with Montezuma-Cortez High School drama department’s production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” this month. The M-CHS version of the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Local apples pressed into cider for new market

Local apples were once again pressed into juice for market during a successful pilot project held in a Lebanon orchard last month. The event, sponsored by the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project,...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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