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Bennet pushes education reform in Democratic presidential debate

A diverse group of 10 candidates in Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit spent much of the night taking jabs at one man on stage and another who wasn’t: former Vice President...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper, moderates target liberal Democrats in debate

Moderate candidates for president ganged up on two liberal front-runners Tuesday night in the first of two Democratic primary debates in Detroit this week. From the outset, former Colorado Gov....

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTOS: Fine time at the fair

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monsoon arrives, bringing risk of flooding

Grab an umbrella and raincoat: The monsoon has arrived. And with the seasonal storms, an increased chance of flooding below the 416 Fire burn scar. While new vegetation has greened up parts of the...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seventh Street extension on the horizon?

After a few years mulling over the idea, county and city officials say work to extend Seventh Street out to Road 27 could possibly begin later this year. The project’s feasibility and future was...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTOS: Tug of War time at the fair

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill to boost renewable energy production gains bipartisan support

WASHINGTON – A bill aiming to increase renewable energy production on public lands is gaining broad support as it makes its way through the U.S. House. A bipartisan group of 24 lawmakers –...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public access to ruins-rich public land discussed

Bear and deer wander among piñon-juniper forests of the Mesa Verde escarpment, where ancestral homes, plazas and kivas of the Native American Puebloan culture remain undisturbed. But what will...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Cortez probes possible embezzlement

Cortez City Manager John Dougherty announced Friday that a former city employee might have stolen money from the city. “It has come to my attention this morning that a former employee has allegedly...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Fair gearing up

The Montezuma County Fair ramps up this week with livestock shows, chili contests, children’s events and more. The festivities at the fairgrounds kicked off Friday night with a concert by country...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial financial health improves

Southwest Memorial Hospital continues to make progress on its financial recovery, CEO Tony Sudduth said during a public forum Wednesday. “We’re having an excellent year in 2019 and continue to see...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tomac sweeps Washougal, widens lead in motocross series

Eli Tomac of Cortez came from behind in two motos Saturday to sweep the Washougal National and widen his lead over rival Marvin Musquin in the AMA motocross championship series. Entering the 450...

DATE: July 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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