Wearable art at the county fair

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez businesses flagged over wheelchair access

To commemorate the 26th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, representatives from the Southwest Center For Independence on Tuesday staged a protest identifying businesses in Cortez...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

No one seriously injured in crash at highways 160 and 145

Nobody was seriously injured in a violent two-vehicle crash Friday morning at the intersection of U.S. 160 and Colorado 145, according to Cortez police.The crashed happened about 9:20 a.m. and...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

All area roads now open after heavy rainfall triggers mudslides

The mix of steady rainfall and intermittent downpours caused mud and rock to wash over roads and marooned drivers on County Road 201 north of Durango. Officials urged drivers to be wary of mud and...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

USRA races kick of 2016 Fair

The 2016 Montezuma County Fair kicked off last friday night with United States Racing Association races at the Fairgrounds Speedway. The speedway reported 63 cars registered to race across multiple...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

At age 90, florist Dick Lindsay wins hearts with his craft

Dick Lindsay wants to know why people don’t whistle anymore. He answers his own question with, “I suppose they’re too busy.” Still busy at the age of 90, the owner of the Flower Cottage at 30 N....

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma fair stages first royalty competition

Ten young women are competing to be Montezuma County Fair Queen in the inaugural fair royalty competition this week. Girls from elementary school to high school ages are competing for Fair Queen,...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senator Gardner tours local bee farm

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner visited a commercial honey operation in Lewis Tuesday as part of a statewide agriculture tour that began this week in partnership with the Colorado Farm Bureau. “We’re...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Colorado’s unexpected carbon footprint

When water rushed over the dry riverbed of the Colorado River Delta for the first time in two decades, thousands of bubbles popped up in the sand. Alongside the bank, a group of scientists stood in...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction continues on new Cortez City Hall

In moving city offices from the current City Hall building to the former Cortez Journal building on North Roger Smith Avenue, the City of Cortez is setting itself up for the long hall, City Manager...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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