How Natives are building a new generation of schools

In one Albuquerque charter school, students read mostly Native American authors until the eleventh grade. In western New Mexico, Navajo students harvest corn as a class project. And in Santa Clara...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man leads officer on high-speed chase east of Cortez

A man was arrested on Oct. 2 after leading an officer on a high-speed chase in a van that flashed red and blue emergency lights. Cortez Police officer Angelo Martinez reported that he noticed a...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez sanitation board discusses budget, rate hike

Cortez Sanitation District board members discussed the 2017 budget and the search for a new district manager at their meeting Monday. Board member Terri Thomas was absent from the meeting. The...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Developer eyes hillside for homes in Dolores

Dolores has limited room for residential growth because of its steep canyon sides, but one developer sees an opportunity along the town’s northern hillside.Developer Michael C. Green submitted a...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Harvest Fest focuses on upstart cider market

A new hard-cider tasting event, a live band and agricultural and craft vendors helped attract a larger crowd to the Dolores Harvest Fest this year, organizers said.Locally grown apples were...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ride of the Ancients returns

The second annual Ride of the Ancients took place on Sunday in Cortez. Started last fall by the Southwest Memorial Foundation, the 100-mile ride offers interested riders – from casual bikers to...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

CMS volleyball team finishes season undefeated

Two Cortez Middle School volleyball teams finished the regular season with perfect records. Both the A team, coached by Caroline Glover, and the B team, coached by Lisa Baer, finished 8-0 in the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

M-CHS cyclists qualify for state championship

Montezuma-Cortez students Andrei Hious and Gabe Frizzell have qualified for the Colorado High School Cycling State Championships. Riding for High Desert Composite, Hious, a sophomore, and Frizzell,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Police Blotter

Wednesday, Sept. 28 12:01 a.m. : A male driver was pulled over at County Roads 25 and G because of a dirty license plate. He was cited for failing to show proof of insurance and driving with...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: For the record

Indigenous Peoples Day debuts at Fort Lewis College

Ten months after the city of Durango unanimously voted to celebrate the conquered rather than the conqueror, more than 200 people gathered at Fort Lewis College on Monday to take part in the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekend roundup

Football Bayfield 47, M-CHS 0 The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers were blanked 47-0 by the Bayfield Wolverines on Friday. The Wolverines defense held the Panthers to just 7 yards rushing and 133 yards...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Scott Tipton, J. Paul Brown stick with Donald Trump

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and state Rep. J. Paul Brown are sticking with Donald Trump in the face of the presidential candidate’s recently revealed lewd comments, even as other prominent...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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