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District 3 commissioner candidates express views

Unless an unaffiliated candidate petitions onto the November general election ballot, the Montezuma County commissioner race for Districts 2 and 3 likely will be decided during the June 30 primary...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

District 2 candidates express views

Unless an unaffiliated candidate petitions onto the November general election ballot, the Montezuma County commissioner race for Districts 2 and 3 likely will be decided during the June 30 primary...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Rec Center reopens Monday with some restrictions

The Cortez Recreation Center is officially reopening Monday — although with some restrictions. The Rec Center has been closed for a few months because of the coronavirus, but after the Colorado...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmers Market returns to downtown Cortez

Warm weather has arrived, and despite the upheavals caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Cortez Farmers Market will go on. The market opens up tomorrow morning and will run through Oct. 31. It...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys house on U.S. 160 south of Cortez

About 4:52 a.m. Wednesday, Cortez Fire Protection District crews responded to a house fire on U.S. Highway 160 south of Cortez. The two-story structure was engulfed in flames, said Chief Jay...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Democrats unveil plan for $70M in coronavirus aid

Democrats in the Colorado legislature announced a slate of initiatives Thursday to spend $70 million in federal coronavirus aid , including a grant program to help small businesses recover from the...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor allows businesses to refuse maskless customers

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday unveiled an executive order allowing businesses across Colorado to refuse service to customers who won’t wear a mask. “With this executive order, it’s fine for...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves water lease

The city of Cortez is leasing out part of its unused water supply to the Dolores Water Conservancy District, to go to local irrigation needs. Right now, the city has at least 1,000 acre-feet of...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect arrested for vehicular assault

A man was arrested for suspected vehicular assault and other charges following an incident in the 25000 block of Road G that injured a pedestrian, reports Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin....

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

100 cords of firewood provided to Navajos and Hopi

The closure of the Black Mesa coal mine in 2019 has increased the demand for firewood for the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe. More than 100 cords of wood recently were donated to tribal members as...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free COVID-19 testing happening today

Free COVID-19 testing is happening today at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. No symptoms or appointments are necessary, and there is no wait time. Results are available in...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Racers get in gear at Montezuma County Speedway

Car racing has resumed at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds Speedway, and this week a limited fan base will be welcomed back. The June 5-6 races will include requirements for racers, pit crews and...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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