Cortez

Pretty in Pink Fashion show set for Oct. 18

Fashion is playing a part to help residents in Montezuma and Dolores counties with cancer. The eighth annual Pretty in Pink Fashion Show will be Oct. 18, and 100 percent of the proceeds will...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Cortez Adult Education Center starts ESL and GED classes on Oct. 22

The Cortez Adult Education Center will start Session II English as a second language and GED and high school equivalency classes on Oct. 22. Class registration will be Tuesdays from 12-3 p.m. for...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners 9/12 Tea Party hears from commissioner candidates

Members of the Four Corners 9/12 Tea Party brewed up tough questions during a forum Monday for candidates running for the open seat on the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners. About 80 people...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drought plan aims to curtail water loss at Lake Powell, Lake Mead

Water managers in Southwest Colorado voiced grave concerns Wednesday that communities along the Front Range should contribute just as much as the Western Slope in addressing dwindling water...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-official at domestic violence nonprofit Renew faces felony charges

The former executive director of Renew Inc., a Cortez nonprofit that serves victims of domestic violence, has been charged with theft of agency resources after an investigation by the Montezuma...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s Safe2Tell program sees surge of suicide reports

DENVER – Colorado’s program for parents, students and teachers to report potential school threats or violence has seen a substantial increase in reports related to suicide, surpassing bullying as...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Final plans for south side park are introduced

On Wednesday, more than 50 Cortez residents attended an open house event at the Evangel Assembly of God church to see the final plans for the new south side park that will replace the demolished...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cultural Center awarded $10,000 historic preservation grant

On Wednesday, Cortez Cultural Center executive director Rebecca Levy announced that the center was awarded a $10,000 grant from the History Colorado State Historical Fund to conduct a historic...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board recall fails; McCoy retains seat

Voters rejected an attempt to remove Dolores RE-4A school board member Vangi McCoy in Tuesday’s mail-in recall election. McCoy retained her seat on the board after 485 voted against her recall and...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PCC Southwest names Rubadeau interim executive dean

Pueblo Community College President Patty Erjavec announced Tuesday that Mary Rubadeau will be the interim executive dean for the college’s Southwest Campus in Mancos and its site at Durango High...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ultralight plane crashes south of Cortez

A man who was injured as his ultralight aircraft crashed Tuesday in a remote field south of Cortez was assisted by a British tourist who witnessed the accident while driving. “I saw him flying...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Wildfires don’t hurt hot real estate markets

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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