Cortez

GST Liquors gives $10K to Cultural Center

Grant Smith, owner of GST Liquors in Dolores, has donated $10,000 to help keep the Cortez Cultural Center afloat as it wades through its budget crisis. It’s the first sizable donation the nonprofit...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Utes invite VFW to Pow Wow

Last weekend, Ute war veterans organization celebrated their 2015 Pow Wow Day at the ceremonial grounds at the Ute Casino in Towaoc. This year, the veterans also invited Montezuma County Volunteers...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: First day of school

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Make a Crash for Cancer is a hit

The Southwest Memorial Hospital Foundation would like to thank all of those who purchased tickets for Make a Crash for Cancer, part of the Demolition Derby at this year’s County Fair. This raffle...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

Thanks to Tanners and Ertel for Pinto Bean

A big thank you to the Tanner Family and to Keenan Ertel and his crew for another outstanding Pinto Bean. The fireworks this year were outstanding!!! I find the only thing disappointing about the...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

Thanks for the help with school supplies

Montelores Baptist Church would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Wal-Mart Stores for their generous discount on the school supplies that we purchased there for donation to Pleasant...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

CPW issues waterfowl forecast, brochures

DENVER – Summer is coming to an end and once again it is time to get ready for waterfowl hunting in Colorado. CPW’s Avian Research Section Leader, Jim Gammonley, offers a brief forecast to help...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dove Creek football hopes to turn corner

Dove Creek’s 2014 football record was an anomaly. After two consecutive 7-3 seasons, the Bulldogs fell to 4-5 last season. But head coach Shane Baughman said they can return to form this year. “We...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Volleyball Preview: Dove Creek faces growing pains

A year after reaching the state semifinals, the Dove Creek volleyball team finished the 2014 season with a 9-14 record. Entering her second season as head coach, Melissa Carver hopes for a better...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Volleyball Preview: Pickens returns to winning team

In her first year as head coach of the Montezuma-Cortez volleyball team, Andi Pickens led the Panthers to their first winning season since 2010. Now, entering her second season with assistant...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers look to swarming defense against Aspen

The Tuesday afternoon rain had no effect on the Montezuma-Cortez football practice. Split into positional groups, the Panthers continued drills as the drizzle escalated into a downpour. Damp, head...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sheriff’s blotter

Thursday, Aug. 6 4:22 p.m. A man on the 17000 block of County Road 27 reported a trespasser inside a RV. The man reported a missing tablet valued at $300, iPod valued at $100 and wallet containing...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record