Cortez

Montezuma-Cortez school district steps up security

In light of the school shooting in Aztec, New Mexico, Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 District released a statement about school security. According to New Mexico State Police, three people are dead,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose stars in PBS special tonight

The Galloping Goose rail bus era in Southwest Colorado will be featured on Rocky Mountain PBS’s “Colorado Experience” on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Seven Galloping Geese ran on the Rio Grande Southern...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students hid in classrooms during shooting

AZTEC, N.M. — Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors, as a suspect opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, killing two classmates before ending up dead....

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shooter, two others dead at Aztec High School

A shooting at Aztec High School left two students and the suspect dead, authorities said Thursday. Schools in the area remained on lockdown as a precaution. Law enforcement provided few details...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Chorus brings annual holiday cheer to Cortez

Southwest Colorado Concerts kicked off its holiday season with a performance by the Mancos Valley Chorus on Tuesday. The chorus sang traditional songs as well as twists on tradition. The 32...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dry early winter concerns McPhee managers

Winter is off to a slow start in the Dolores Basin, and it’s becoming a concern for McPhee reservoir managers. Mountain snowpack is sparse, with more brown ground showing than the white stuff....

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez food pantry and farm co-op plan move

On Tuesday the Cortez Planning and Zoning Board approved a permit that will allow the Good Samaritan Center and Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative to open a joint distribution site on North Beech...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

City plans for vote on Cortez Rec Center sales tax

The Cortez Recreation Center hosted an open house on Tuesday to discuss an upcoming ballot issue that could affect its revenue. Cortez plans to put a question on the April 3 ballot asking residents...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rally to be held at Canyons monument

On Saturday, Montezuma Great Old Broads for Wilderness will host a rally at the Sand Canyon trailhead to support national monuments. Montezuma Broadband leader Pat McClenny said the rally is in...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Details emerge in alleged carjacking, kidnapping case

A Durango man accused of armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College is being held on $50,000 bail at the La Plata County Jail. Roger Chase Brassard, 25, made his first appearance Monday in 6th Judicial...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pony Expresso closes after five years in Dolores

On Tuesday, The Pony Expresso, a popular coffee shop on Railroad Avenue, closed its doors after five years in business. Owner Teresa Howell said closing the shop was a hard decision, but she wants...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘A Christmas Carol’ plays to sold-out crowds at the Sunflower

Lydia Burke and Michael Witten from The Hampstead Stage Company , in Barnstead, New Hampshire, performed to a packed crowd at the Sunflower Theatre on Saturday afternoon. They performed a classic...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News