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Task force tours old M-CHS, discusses options

Members of a task force that will investigate options for the retired M-CHS building toured the building on Tuesday and discussed plans including leasing, sharing and demolishing the building....

DATE: March 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

The secret to preparing hollandaise sauce

When the subject is Easter eggs, most folks usually are talking about the gaily painted specimens in a basket. Me, I think of holiday brunch, and in particular of eggs Benedict. I think of the rich...

DATE: March 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Spruce Tree House closure doesn’t deter visitors

Despite the closure of one of the park’s most popular attractions, Mesa Verde National Park rangers don’t anticipate a drop in visitors to the 13th century ruins, which are a critical element to...

DATE: March 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forecast calls for rafting on Dolores River

McPhee Reservoir managers announced Friday that the forecast calls for a whitewater release below McPhee Dam. “The forecast shows a 22-day whitewater season,” said Bureau of Reclamation engineer...

DATE: March 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez journalism students earn awards

Students from Montezuma-Cortez High School’s journalism and yearbook programs took home six awards at Colorado Mesa University’s 26th annual Media Days competition March 7. The awards came in the...

DATE: March 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Tennis team gets win over Miyamura

After a winless 2015 campaign, the Montezuma-Cortez girls’ tennis team got a win in its first day of competition of the 2016 season. The Lady Panthers hosted Delta High School and Miyamura High...

DATE: March 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez Middle School bands earn high marks in Farmington

The Cortez Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade bands both received “superior” ratings March 8 at San Juan College in Farmington. It’s been at least a decade since both bands received that top...

DATE: March 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fish die-off on McPhee alarms anglers

Hundreds of dead fish have washed up on the shores of McPhee Reservoir near Dolores.Fishermen reported the fish die-off Friday morning in the two retainment ponds that border the town. A tour of...

DATE: March 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area track teams open season in Farmington

The Montezuma-Cortez, Dolores, Mancos and Dove Creek track teams all begin their 2016 season on Saturday at the Piedra Vista Invitational in Farmington. Official practices began Monday, February...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tennis preview: Lady Panthers begin season on Saturday

The Montezuma-Cortez girls tennis team begins its 2016 spring season on Saturday with home matches against Delta and Gallup. Taking the lead for the Lady Panthers this year is first-year head coach...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ute Mountain Ute petition seeks finance investigation

Ute Mountain Ute tribal members are urging an investigation into the tribe’s finances and are calling for more government transparency. They are circulating a petition for a referendum that calls...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM hosts oil and gas talks

A Bureau of Land Management oil and gas committee will meet Wednesday, March 16, at the Montezuma County Annex in Cortez at 10 a.m. and at the Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School in Hesperus at 6...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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