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Cortez delays vote of support for Bennet bill

A vote to express local support for a federal child tax credit expansion bill, sponsored by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, was scheduled Tuesday at Cortez City Council, but the vote was tabled after...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three crash on snowy, slushy roads in Montezuma County

At least three single-vehicle crashes occurred in Montezuma County on snowpacked and slushy roads during Wednesday’s snowstorm, according to Sgt. James Saunders of the Colorado State Patrol. At...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hemp forum featured at Four States Agricultural Expo

Local hemp experts, growers and processors will gather for an educational forum at the Four States Ag Expo on Saturday 16 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. At 9 a.m., Abdel Berrada, a hemp...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman accused of fifth DUI charged with misdemeanor

A habitual traffic offender pleaded guilty to her fifth DUI in Montezuma County Court on Wednesday in a plea agreement that reduces the felony charge to a misdemeanor. Alexandra Silas was arrested...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez approves new liquor license at Hampton Inn

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday approved a new liquor license at the Hampton Inn of Cortez. Janice Christiansen, general manager of hotel since 2014, said parent company Hilton has different...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez land trade opens up Geer Natural Area

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday approved a land trade with powder coating company STR Custom Coating that will provide more public access to the Geer Natural Area from the Cortez Industrial...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car chase defendant faces $1 million bond, attempted-murder charges

Bond was set at $1 million Tuesday in Montezuma County Court for Mancos resident Casey D. Larsen, 59, who is under investigation for multiple felony charges, including attempted second-degree...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Youth screened regularly for vision, hearing. What about mental health?

Universal mental health screenings in Colorado schools could be one way to address the growing problem of youth suicide. The basic tests could function like vision and hearing screenings to alert...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Republicans begin second day of protest

DENVER – Republicans brought the Colorado Senate to a standstill for the second day on Tuesday, as they continued to protest controversial legislation they say has been rushed through committees...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

7th Ave brings innovative vocal show to Cortez

The vocal group 7th Ave, which combines elements of pop, swing, rockabilly, country and a little theater, will bring its innovative arrangements to Cortez for a concert on March 28. Brought...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small ag feels growing pains: A lack of workers

A shortage of laborers to work farms in Southwest Colorado has stunted local agricultural operations’ ability to grow and, at the same time, cut a potential avenue of employment. A local effort,...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 killed, 2 hurt by deep snow sliding from Colorado rooftops

CRESTED BUTTE – One person was killed and two others were injured by deep snow cascading off roofs in the southwestern Colorado resort town of Crested Butte. The incidents occurred Friday and...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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