Cortez

Korie Likes still chasing college baseball dreams

Weeks before his third season of high school baseball, Korie Likes was counting down the days to what he was sure would be string of standout performances. The incoming senior at Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez Freedom Cats play through pandemic

After the Colorado High School Activities Association canceled the 2020 high school baseball season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, prep players across the state struggled to find opportunities...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez School District reduces bus stops

With less than a week before the new school year, parents of Montezuma-Cortez students are scrambling to find transportation for their children. Because of social distancing guidelines and reduced...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche control on Colorado 145 goes high tech

Avalanche control on Lizard Head Pass by the Colorado Department of Transportation is about to go high tech with a $1.4 million remote control system. Every winter north of Rico, the Yellow...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico considers mountain bike park

A mountain bike skills park has been proposed for the town of Rico. Rico Trails Alliance has submitted a preliminary plan to construct 1.5 miles of non-motorized trails on a 10-acre hillside...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escaped lamb leads residents on chase through downtown Cortez

A lamb on the loose in downtown Cortez Tuesday morning triggered community cooperation and excitement. The 4-month-old escaped from her trailer parked near Pippos, then sprinted down North Street,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute petition seeks dispersal of U.S. coronavirus money

More than 500 Ute Mountain Ute tribal members have signed a petition urging the tribal council to distribute a portion of federal CARES Act aid directly to community members. Organizers are...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Samulski enters race for county commissioner District 3

The race for Montezuma County Commissioner District 3 just got competitive. Unaffiliated candidate Rebecca Samulski has obtained enough signatures to make the November ballot for the position, said...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vehicle crashes down embankment at Slick Rock

A pickup truck drove off Colorado Highway 141 at Slick Rock Thursday afternoon and crashed down a steep embankment, according to the Colorado State Patrol. One person required a rope rescue and was...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lowry Pueblo will undergo stabilization

Lowry Pueblo will undergo stabilization work this month in collaboration with the Zuni Tribe, Canyons of Ancients National Monument and Mesa Verde National Park. The 1,000-year-old Great Kiva and...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez woman faces charges in 2018 Haycamp slaying

Jennifer Marie Folsom has been charged with second-degree attempted murder for allegedly shooting her husband, James Lloyd Box Jr., on Haycamp Mesa outside Dolores in 2018. Box was then fatally...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cool off at Southwest Colorado’s mountain lakes

One way to escape the summer heat in Southwest Colorado is to head for high mountain lakes. Taylor Lake in the La Plata Mountains and Columbine Lake near Silverton are worth the visit. Getting to...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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