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Rayanne McClure named top cake artist

To a round of applause, 12-year-old Rayanne McClure was crowned the winner of the Montezuma County Fair cake-decorating contest. Her face lit up when awarded the grand champion ribbon on Tuesday,...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Rivera named queen of Mancos Days

Longtime Mancos resident Ophelia Rivera will be the 62nd queen of Mancos Days this year. A committee from the Montezuma County VFW Ladies Auxiliary selects the Mancos Days Queen every year. Each...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mancos Fire District honors volunteers for years of service

The Mancos Fire District honored longtime volunteers at a jovial ceremony at the Millwood Junction restaurant on Saturday. Chief Tony Aspromonte and Scott Anderson were both honored for 30 years...

DATE: June 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Leaving U.S. to understand Russians

Manaugh elementary students gathered around a laptop Thursday anxious to ask a folklore expert in Russia a question. The expert answered questions via a real-time video connection ranging from how...

DATE: May 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Longstanding board member bids adieu

After 10 years as a board member, Mayor Pro Tem Perry Lewis was recognized for his work at his last meeting. Trustee Todd Kearns presented a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the board at...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Dolores girls improv team going to state finals in Destination Imagination

Performing a play with five minutes to prepare would make many students weak with nerves. But a group of four eighth-grade girls from Dolores Middle School thrive on just such a challenge and will...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Girls improv team going to state finals

Performing a play with five minutes to prepare would make many students weak with nerves. But a group of four eighth-grade girls from Dolores Middle School thrive on just such a challenge and will...

DATE: March 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Landscape shapes artist's vision

The wondrous cloudscapes seen in recent days over Montezuma County also float in the work of local artist Rosie Carter. Carter started five years ago capturing scenes like flocks of birds taking...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Local champions crowned at Special Olympics

“Nobody loses in Special Olympics,” said Brandon Eubanks. “Everybody’s a winner.” A Cortez Special Olympics basketball coach, Eubanks led a group of 17 special needs athletes this past weekend at...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Marines honor man from Cortez

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan - A Cortez son, 22-year-old Pfc. Maurice Battle, has been honored as Marine of the Quarter. A food service specialist with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Battle...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Marines honor man from Cortez

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan - A Cortez son, 22-year-old Pfc. Maurice Battle, has been honored as Marine of the Quarter. A food service specialist with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Battle...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Marines honor man from Cortez

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan – A Cortez son, 22-year-old Pfc. Maurice Battle, has been honored as Marine of the Quarter. A food service specialist with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Battle...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News