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100 Club plans fundraiser for families of first responders

The 100 Club of Montezuma County is holding a barn dance to raise funds for the families of first responders who die in the line of duty.The 21-and-up event will take place at the Montezuma County...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Update: Lightner Creek Fire 95 percent contained

The Lightner Creek Fire was 95 percent contained by Sunday evening and firefighters expected to spend Monday mopping and monitoring the fire. Better mapping revealed the fire has consumed 412...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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YouthWorks volunteers to spend summer in Cortez

Middle and high school students from all over the country will experience Cortez for the first time this summer – by painting houses and clearing lawns. YouthWorks, a Christian volunteer...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

United Way to host summer fundraiser

United Way of Southwest Colorado will be hosting a fundraiser and concert at the Dolores River Campground on June 14 at 5 p.m. Local band The Tomlynns will perform, and there will be a campfire...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Fort Lewis College sciences building named Sitter Family Hall

Students have enjoyed the state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and study areas since January, but on Friday, the community will have its chance to check out the new geosciences, physics and...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Bridge shelter could get new, two-story building

About two months after learning that their current location was up for sale, the leaders of the Bridge Emergency Shelter now have a plan for a new building. According to a press release sent out on...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Business District takes new approach with panhandlers

Downtown businesses have asked nicely. They’ve moved or removed benches. They’ve called the police. And now they’re trying something new – a campaign asking people to donate to local nonprofits...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

A Cortez tradition: the Community Christmas Dinner

On Christmas Day, members of our community came together to prepare and serve the Annual Community Christmas Dinner. We served over 300 meals, and have many to thank for again making this event a...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

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Piñon: Number of kids receiving gifts increases

Christmas for Kids, the Piñon Project’s annual gift-giving drive, plans to deliver more gifts to more than 525 kids this year.Last year, 415 children from low-income families in the Cortez area got...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Volunteers needed for community Christmas dinner

Most people spend Christmas with their families, but for Montezuma County residents, the holiday can also be a time to meet new neighbors and old friends.Volunteers in the Cortez area are getting...

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

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12 Strays of Christmas hit Cortez's Main Street

The Cortez Animal Shelter has launched its 12 Strays of Christmas, teaming up with families and businesses to bring the town’s stray pets home for the holidays.The annual fundraiser gives...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

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Taste of the Seasons raises thousands for United Way

Montezuma County residents crowded into the Four Seasons greenhouse Thursday night for the 18th annual Taste of the Seasons event.Chefs from dozens of restaurants, bakeries, breweries and other...

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