Cortez

Elk close gap in history at Mesa Verde park

It seems unlikely, but a healthy elk population resides in the parched canyons and bluffs of Mesa Verde National Park. About 150 elk live in the park, and they are mostly non-migratory, said park...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wrongly charged woman free after 6 months in jail

Vehicular homicide charges have been dropped against a Farmington, N.M., woman after she spent nearly six months in the Montezuma County jail awaiting trial. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jonathan...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volleyball hangs with Monument Valley

Hanging with the Monument Valley Mustangs (3-2) is no small task. But the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers (3-7) managed to do a decent job during Tuesday’s volleyball match. The Panthers were swept in...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Runners run well at Sunset Classic

The Southwest Sunset XC Classic at Hillcrest Golf Course in Durango last Friday had the atmosphere of a party. But there was still a race to be run – amid the music, glow sticks and glow necklaces...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers lose close one to Durango

The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers (1-3) came up just short of knocking off the Durango Demons (2-5) during Tuesday’s softball matchup. Durango struck first with two runs in the top of the first inning,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers give up 10 goals to Durango

Durango sophomore Elijah Fenton had two goals in the first nine minutes against Montezuma-Cortez on Tuesday. And the Demons continued to pile it on, leading 6-0 by the 16th minute. “It was an...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers golfers prepare for regionals

After meets in Durango and Cortez this week, Montezuma-Cortez golfers are heading to postseason play. On Monday the team played Dalton Ranch in Durango, and Cristoffer Rudosky led the Panthers with...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers head to GJ after a bye week

After their bye-week last week and with extra time to prepare, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers (0-2) will travel to Grand Junction on Friday to take on Grand Junction Central (1-1). The Panthers will...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Upcoming

High School Football Friday, Sept. 18 M-CHS @ Grand Junction Central 7 p.m. Dove Creek vs. Sangre de Cristo 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21 M-CHS (JV) @ Shiprock 4 p.m. Volleyball Friday, Sept. 18 Dove...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

New trail will close for winter

The new McPhee Overlook trail that will connect Dolores with House Creek will be closed during winter to accommodate wildlife needs. The closure is from Dec. 1 to April 15 between Dolores and May...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Injured hiker survives three nights in forest near Dolores

Local hiker Ron Nurnberg survived three nights in the local mountains with a serious concussion.“I wouldn’t have made it another day due to dehydration, my injuries, and hypothermia,” he told the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skate competition casts light on youth mentoring program

The Piñon Project has teamed up with Colorado Skate Collective to put on the inaugural Youth Mentor Skate Jam, a kid-friendly skate competition at Parque de Vida scheduled for next Saturday. The...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

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