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Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputies hold presentations on crime trends

On Wednesday, two deputies from the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office held the first of three public presentations about crime trends in the region. At the Montezuma County Combined Courts meeting...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kids go trick-or-treating with a Cortez firefighter

At the tip-a-firefighter fundraiser at JFargo’s on Saturday, two families won the opportunity to go trick-or-treating with a firefighter. The winning families gathered Monday at the Cortez Fire...

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

Danish gymnasts perform at Cortez Middle School

A group of Danish gymnasts performed at Cortez Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 19, to great acclaim. The Danish Gymnastic International Group, led by Kim Hahn, represents the Academy of Physical...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy faces theft, misconduct charges; record shows rise in rank

Former Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Adam Alcon appeared in court Wednesday for the first time after allegedly stealing sheriff’s department equipment earlier this year. Alcon, who was...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper recommends Superfund listing for mine sites around Silverton

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday recommended a Superfund listing in the wake of the Gold King Mine spill, ending more than six months of discussions on whether the state should pursue the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Legislature’s slow-moving traffic bill dies

DENVER – Legislation that would have required slow-moving traffic on two-lane mountain highways to pull over has crashed and died. Senate Bill 18 would have required drivers on two-lane highways –...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New high school opens

Buses and cars dropped students off at the new Montezuma-Cortez High School without much fanfare on Wednesday, as assistant principal Chris Kelley and Ute Mountain Ute education counselor Alicia...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Assault suspected as rafters hit cable

A metal cable stretched across the Dolores River scraped five people off their raft on Tuesday, sending one woman to the hospital with a head injury. The Montezuma County Sheriff's Office is...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Assault suspected after rafters hit cable

A metal cable stretched across the Dolores River scraped five people off their raft on Tuesday, sending one woman to the hospital with a head injury. The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain lion mysteries revealed

They are not really true lions and are more closely related to cheetahs. They are the second-largest wildcat in the Americas, bowing to the very rare jaguar. Their existence 15,000 years ago in...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Living

Mountain lion mysteries revealed

They are not really true lions and are more closely related to cheetahs. They are the second-largest wildcat in the Americas, bowing to the very rare jaguar. Their existence 15,000 years ago in...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

State utilities commission to review electric-rate increase

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will hear a complaint filed by a coalition of large companies and electric cooperatives, including Empire Electric Association and La Plata Electric...

DATE: March 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News