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County commissioner records now online

The public documents generated by the Montezuma County commission are now available electronically online. To save storage space, and provide convenience to the public, records can be accessed by...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Home businesses, internet demand increase in Montezuma, survey says

Early results from an unscientific survey by the Connect 4 Broadband Initiative indicate more Montezuma residents are working from home and there’s a greater demand for fast internet. The survey,...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Montezuma County moves forward with broadband partnership

Montezuma County’s Connect 4 Broadband Initiative has chosen two private partners for its plan to bring more reliable internet to the county. The group sent out a request for proposal in early...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Emergency centers file complaint after 911 outages

Emergency communications centers from across the state have filed an official complaint after 911 outages in June and July. It was filed with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission by 12 mostly...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Election shows internet a priority in Montezuma County

Montezuma County voters overall agreed in the Nov. 8 election that local control of improved internet services is a priority. The county opted out of a restrictive state telecommunication law by a...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bill to speed rural broadband dies in Colorado Senate

DENVER – The second attempt to remedy the issue of broadband access in rural Colorado died Wednesday in a Senate committee.Senate Bill 81, which would have changed definitions in previous...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez awards bid for new businesses’ fiber services

On Tuesday the Cortez City Council awarded a bid to the Durango company DAK Drilling and Well Service for a fiber construction project set to begin this year. The project will install two miles of...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bill to ease rural broadband rules dies in Senate panel

DENVER – A bill proposing an answer for how to expand broadband access throughout rural Colorado died in the state Legislature Monday. Senate Bill 42 would have removed restrictions on local...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma County shifts internet plan to Wi-Fi

After a $39 million project to expand internet access in Montezuma County was postponed last year, local governments in the county are about to try a new approach.In March 2015, leaders of...

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

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Cortez approves $160,000 bid for IT infrastructure

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday awarded Advanced Network Management Inc. a $160,000 contract for the construction of an information technology infrastructure. Cortez-based Data Safe Services has...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rico remains online after deal between internet providers

Rico customers remained online Wednesday, thanks to a deal between internet providers. Farmers Telephone Co., the main internet provider in Rico, announced in December service would be...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rico’s internet provider pulls out of town

Internet customers in Rico are facing uncertainty after Farmers Telephone Co. announced it would no longer provide DSL internet to the town. Farmers sent letters to Direct Communications, the...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News