Tribes gain direct access to FBI sex offender registry

ALBUQUERQUE – Dozens of tribes now have direct access to the FBI’s National Sex Offender Registry as tribal authorities try to combat high rates of sexual violence, federal officials said Thursday....

DATE: July 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council considers regulations for marijuana businesses

The city of Cortez is considering an ordinance to allow businesses to produce and sell edible marijuana products. The issue arose at a recent City Council work session after Oliver Scott-Tomlin,...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cheesehire Cat food truck is a culinary smile

A festive new food truck serves up healthy American fare out of a converted camp trailer with an Alice in Wonderland theme. The Tunick family started up the Cheeseshire Cat in honor of their...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Congress hears Montezuma County’s wilderness bill concerns

Montezuma County Commissioner Keenan Ertel testified against the proposed Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019 to a Congressional Natural Resources subcommittee Wednesday in Washington, D.C. But, in a...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

48-hour bonding would pinch county budgets

As part of Colorado’s new Prompt Pretrial Liberty and Fairness law, officials with the Montezuma County Combined Courts are required to study the costs for holding weekend court services. According...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Natural sandstone arches of New Mexico

Perhaps you have heard tell of hidden natural sandstone arches in northern New Mexico, and among them a free-standing thin ribbon of rock. Anasazi Arch rises from its mother stone in a perfect...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff investigates suspected homicide in July 4 death

The death of a man that occurred July 4 west of Mancos is being investigated as a possible homicide, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. David Allen Mooney, 60, of Chino Valley,...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Anglers announces summer and fall events

The Dolores River Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited has summer activities and meetings planned, and is encouraging anyone interested in fishing to attend. “We’re raising awareness of our...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roland R. Schneider Scholarship grant scholarships

This year, 11 Montezuma-Cortez High School graduates were awarded the Roland R. Schneider Scholarship. The scholarship is managed by local nonprofit Onward! A Legacy Foundation. The students will...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire dispatchers choreograph emergency response on federal lands

While smoke from wildfire isn’t dominating the skies in Southwest Colorado this summer, lightning has sparked blazes on Missionary Ridge and near Dolores. Fighting those fires can require...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interns gain experience at Canyons of Ancients

College interns studying archaeology gain real-world experience every spring and summer at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum. The three-month internship includes housing and is...

DATE: July 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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