Health and safety at work

Older people dying on job at higher rate than all workers

Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. It’s a...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

City wellness program lauded as a success

Cortez Airport technician Efrain Vaquera lost 75 pounds in 2014. He attributed replacing sugary drinks with more water for his weight loss success. “I decided I didn’t want to be chubby,” said the...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

School site blasting planned

Explosions at the new Montezuma-Cortez High School site are expected any day. Officials with Nunn Construction Inc. issued the warning this week, indicating the company needed to blast rock from...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWOS helps students with law

A student from Southwest Open School applied her knowledge of labor law to get her hours adjusted after finding out students should not be made to work after 10 p.m. on school nights. She is one...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News