Cortez

Cortez observes Veterans Day with services, parade

One day after the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Americans observed Veterans Day on Monday with parades and celebrations in honor of those who served in the U.S. military. In Cortez,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Partners propose lakefront home lots for Totten

Four partners have a plan to subdivide and sell eight lots of lakefront property on Lake Totten to prospective homebuilders. The proposed lots would be the first homes directly on the lakefront....

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Candelaria industrial subdivision moving forward

Jim Candelaria received two items of good news on Tuesday night. In addition to winning the election for Montezuma County Board of Commissioners, the Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Can we learn to live with wolves again?

In Colorado, we have 12 streams named Wolf Creek, yet officially, we have no wolves in our state. A reprint of a rare book helps to explain the loss of Colorado’s wolves, and the Durango Wolf...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 30 minutes ago | COLUMN: Gulliford's travels

Math festival brings 200 students to Fort Lewis College

Cori Davis, 10, a fifth-grader at Park Elementary School, discovered she could connect a bunch of squares to make a wheel “that really spins.” Her partner, Canyon Tucker, 10, a fellow fifth-grader...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

County administrator resigns for job at RE-1 schools

For five years, Montezuma County Administrator Melissa Brunner has been the captain of the ship, guiding the county through smooth and rough waters. But now she will get on board with...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

TaeLynn Comisky wins PCC scholarship for her work in 4-H

TaeLynn Comisky, a junior at Montezuma-Cortez High School, recently won a $1,000 scholarship as part of Pueblo Community College Southwest’s sponsorship of the High-Point Herdsman 4-H Award....

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Inmate charged with assault for throwing toilet paper at deputy

A female inmate at Montezuma County Detention Center has been charged with second-degree assault after allegedly throwing a soaked toilet paper roll at a detention deputy. Dolores resident Lori Ann...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man removed from sex offender registry

A 22nd Judicial District judge ruled Thursday that a Dolores man is no longer required to register as a sex offender. Dustin Ray Wall, 30, pleaded guilty in June 2014 to sexual assault and...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 56 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

62-year-old Mancos bodybuilder to compete after open-heart surgery

Brian Killigrew set a lofty goal as he sunk deeper into his hospital bed during 15 days in November and December of 2017. Killigrew, a 62-year-old Mancos resident, said he felt depressed and...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Asbestos temporarily closes Kiva Montessori school in Cortez

The board of directors for the Children’s Kiva Montessori School told parents in an email Wednesday that it was temporarily closing the school because of “elevated levels” of asbestos. The board...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner proposes tax-free payment option for student debt

Sen. Cory Gardner hopes to pass an act he introduced last month that would allow employers to make tax-free contributions to their employees’ student-loan debts. Gardner said employers would be...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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