Aliens over La Plata County? Or just a weather balloon?

“I occasionally think how quickly our differences, worldwide, would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world,” former President Ronald Regan told the United Nations in 1988....

DATE: Sept. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Senate candidate Glenn speaks in Cortez

Speaking in Cortez on Saturday, Darryl Glenn said that he enjoys being an underdog and expects to become Colorado’s next U.S. senator. “I am the human equivalent of a unicorn,” he said. “I am...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Western furniture, decor shop opens in Cortez

A new Western furniture and home decor shop has opened at 90 N. Mildred Road in Cortez. Tenley and Mark Rees have opened the store called “... living” in the former Let it Grow greenhouse space,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Our ‘spiritual’ insect friend, the praying mantis

By Gabi Morey While walking around Hawkins Preserve in Cortez on a recent morning I happened upon an insect that is letting itself be seen more this time of year. I managed to carefully scoop her...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats open headquarters in downtown Cortez

The Montezuma County Democratic Party has opened its headquarters for the fall election at 100 E. Main St. in Cortez. People can find information about candidates in fall races such as Gail...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

United Way campaign addresses children’s needs

The United Way of Southwest Colorado is gearing up for a collaborative campaign to focus on success for kids in the region “from cradle to career,” board president Jay Wood said. United Way...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County blocks effort to close road near Phil’s World

In a split decision, the Montezuma County commissioners blocked a citizen proposal to consider abandoning a 75-foot section of County Road N that borders Bureau of Land Management land. Road N...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court gives lynx ‘fighting chance’ in SW Colorado

A U.S. District Court has ordered U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider its decision to exclude the Canada lynx’s entire southern Rocky Mountain range — which includes Southwest Colorado —...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislature places 911 system under the microscope

DENVER – In the wake of 911 outages in Southwest Colorado and throughout the state, lawmakers are looking at the future of the system and how to regulate it. A legislative committee is examining...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride thumps M-CHS

It’s time to shake things up. At least that’s what Montezuma-Cortez soccer coach Sean Fitzgerald thought after the Panthers’ 8-0 loss to Telluride on Thursday. The Miners got two goals from Fabio...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Harvest moon rises over Montezuma County

The harvest moon – the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox on Sept. 22 – rose Friday over Cortez as a crowd gathered for the Montezuma-Cortez High School homecoming game. The moon officially...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio spoils M-CHS homecoming

It was a disappointing homecoming for the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers. M-CHS led Ignacio 12-11 at the break on Friday night at Panther Stadium. But the Bobcats shut down the Panthers offense in the...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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