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Tipton, House OK limits on refugees

DENVER – U.S. Rep Scott Tipton is calling for closing the United States to Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, while Gov. John Hickenlooper said Colorado’s doors will remain...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

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DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Southern Utes to add solar power to buildings

After navigating muddy legal waters, Southern Ute Alternative Energy and La Plata Electric Association came to an accord on the terms for building a solar plant that will power about 10 tribal...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Left meets right on master lease plan

Is the Wilderness Society against oil-and-gas development in Montezuma County? That’s been a concern of the county commissioners since they learned the environmental group was part of a lobby...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carter renews push for mill levy override

The average residential property owner in Montezuma County paid 55 percent less to fund public education last year than in 1995. Last week, Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter called a...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lots of laughs

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Which industry drives the county?

Montezuma County’s largest base industry in 2014 was created by “households,” a category made up of commuters, or those that spend money earned elsewhere, and retirees, according to the Region 9...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Plewe signs with Weber State golf team

On Friday, Montezuma-Cortez senior Kiselya Plewe signed a letter of intent to play golf for Weber State University. “It’s always been a dream of mine,” Plewe said. “I’ve always wanted to play...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Swimmers, parents raise concerns about coach change

A preseason Montezuma-Cortez swim team meeting on Friday evening turned into an impromptu and passionate discussion about the recent departure of former head coach Ian MacLaren. The meeting had...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Nov. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Re-1 board oaths, interviews planned

At a special swearing-in ceremony on Friday, Nov. 20, Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 officials are expected to conduct interviews with potential board members. To date, three county residents have expressed...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Porter named to all-conference team

The American Southwest Conference released its all-conference teams for women’s soccer last Tuesday, and 2013 Montezuma-Cortez graduate Allison Porter was selected to the ASC-First Team. Porter...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports