Cortez

Mancos Valley Resources names 2017 project of the year

On Thursday, the charitable group Mancos Valley Resources presented its annual Sponsored Project of the Year award to local nonprofit Pay It Forward. Pay It Forward, one of about 15 nonprofits...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores School Board holds annual day-long retreat

The Dolores School Board held its annual retreat at the Dolores Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. Randy Black, Colorado Association of School Boards director of member relations, led the...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez planning and zoning considers allowing larger home additions

In its meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez planning and zoning commission discussed a possible land use code change that could give residents more affordable housing options. Right now the city code...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Conquistador Golf Course open this weekend

It may still be winter in Cortez, but the city plans to open the Conquistador course this weekend for some early rounds of golf. On Wednesday, the course’s resident golf professional, announced the...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CMS seeks community volunteers for mock trial

Eighth-graders at Cortez Middle School will hold mock trials at the Montezuma County Combined Courthouse on March 8 and 12 to cap a study of genocide. The classes, led by eighth-grade language arts...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff Blotter

Tuesday, Jan. 30 4 p.m. : A man was issued a summons at Dolores High School, 1301 Central Ave., Dolores, on suspicion of harassment after a juvenile reported that he had yelled profanities at him,...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Colorado Legislature could address nursing shortage

Southwest Colorado Community College could help alleviate a nursing shortage if the Colorado Legislature approves a law this spring that would grant community colleges the ability to offer...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

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DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

New details emerge in Haycamp shooting

New details have emerged about an alleged slaying that took place on Haycamp Mesa the night of Jan. 2-3. Kevin Wade Folsom, 39, was arrested on Jan. 3 and later charged with first-degree murder in...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez, Durango students share stories in weekend Talon Tales

Eight students from two high schools will share their stories of comedy and tragedy this weekend at Cortez’s Sunflower Theatre and the Durango Arts Center. “Talon Tales” is a student storytelling...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park offers guided hike Feb. 21

Mesa Verde National Park staff will teach guests about the winter adaptations of plants and animals in the Four Corners region during a free guided hike on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Camp guests will be...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Social workers in training get hands-on experience in Four Corners

Social work students must learn a variety of disciplines – public health, psychology and law, to name a few – but learning empathy and how to respect cultures may be one of the most important...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News