Cortez

Photographer Eric Mindling to show documentary at Sunflower

“Living Threads: A Portrait of Cultural Diversity, Roots and Belonging Told through Cloth,” will premiere at the Sunflower Theatre on Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Chorus returns for another season

The Mancos Valley Chorus’ December season kicks off soon. It has been practicing since early September. Performances are free to attend. The chorus has 32 members led by director Kriss Larsen and...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lost, stolen guns used in thousands of crimes

DENVER – Thousands of crimes across the country are committed using guns stolen from lawful gun owners’ homes, cars and gun stores. That’s according to an analysis of crime data – and the number of...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Advice from Moab’s mayor: Be careful what you wish for

When Moab Mayor Dave Sakrison entered local politics in the mid-1980s, the uranium industry was in steep decline. Mining had been the town’s primary employer, but the local uranium mill had filed...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local McDonald’s rewards students for reading

The Cortez McDonald’s has made a commitment to rewarding local students for academic achievements. “Last year, McDonald’s supported education in our area with a program called ‘Readers are...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekend Christmas celebrations running ahead of cold front

Several holiday events are planned for Cortez and the surrounding area on Saturday, a day before a cold front is expected to arrive in Western Colorado. The biggest is the Four Corners Board of...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest carjacking suspect in downtown Durango

A Durango man accused of an armed carjacking at Fort Lewis College was arrested Thursday in downtown Durango. Durango police located and arrested Roger Chase Brassard, 25, of Durango near 11th...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Documents: Bears Ears divided into two smaller monuments

Maps and documents obtained by the Wilderness Society and the Washington Post show dramatic changes to the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments that are expected to be...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panthers looking to return to state playoffs

Racing around the practice court on the eve of its first game of the season, the Montezuma-Cortez High School basketball team appeared focused and confident. Senior Jasen Engel, who received first...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers looking to improve

When the Montezuma-Cortez High School girls basketball team takes the court this season, it will do so with several players with little or no varsity experience. The Lady Panthers’ lack of...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

How Trump’s Pocahontas remark can be offensive

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Members of Virginia tribes that count Pocahontas among their ancestors said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should not use her name for political gain. The historical figure...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News