Lifestyle and leisure

Cortez Diversity Day offers fun, positivity

On Saturday, Cortez residents gathered in Parque de Vida for the first annual Day of Diversity, organized by a local group dedicated to fighting mental illness. Marinda Harrison and several friends...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Days festival brings crowds to Dolores

A large crowd filled Flanders Park in Dolores on Saturday for one of the biggest days on the town’s calendar. The 2017 Escalante Days festival was packed with friendly competition and family fun....

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

‘Mancos Antique Road Show’ to benefit historical society

The Mancos Valley Historical Society will sponsor antique appraisals at the Mancos Community Center on Sunday, Aug. 20. According to a news release from the historical society, six professional...

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

Photos: Geer Memorial Car Show draws crowd in Cortez

The 2017 George Geer Memorial Car Show, honoring George Geer, a Montezuma County soldier who died in Iraq in 2005, drew automobile fans to Centennial Park on Saturday. The show, hosted by the Blue...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

George Geer Memorial Car Show is Saturday in Cortez

The 2017 George Geer Memorial Car Show will be held in Centennial Park, starting about 10 a.m. on Saturday. Hosted by the Blue Star Moms Southwest Chapter 2 of Colorado, the show is held every year...

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

Navajo Code Talker to speak in Cortez

World War II veteran and Navajo Code Talker Sam Sandoval will speak at the Sunflower Theatre on Monday, Aug. 14, according to a news release from the Cortez Cultural Center. The theatre and the...

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

Hot air balloons take to the Cortez sky this weekend

Twenty colorful balloons will fly above Cortez on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the annual Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally.The first balloons will take off from Parque de Vida at about...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Fair adds Celtic games and kids’ events

The 2017 Montezuma County Fair starts on Friday, and organizers have added a few new attractions to the schedule. As in past years, more than 200 4-H and Future Farmers of America students will...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Geeks from all over the Southwest gather at Denver Comic Con

To spend a day at Denver Comic Con is to get a glimpse of what it looks like when lots of very different people unite around a common interest. I was one of about 115,000 people who traveled to the...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sunflower Theatre spotlights Montezuma archaeological project

Crow Canyon archaeology director Susan Ryan on Thursday spoke to a full house at the Sunflower Theatre about the Northern Chaco Canyon Outliers Project, an excavation that started in May on an...

DATE: July 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos events raise funds for July Fourth fireworks

Funds from several weekend events in Mancos will go toward the town’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display. The roughly $8,000 show is funded entirely by donations, fundraising organizer Brandy...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library offers reading tips based on tattoos

The Durango Public Library has gone hip. Show them your tattoo, and librarians will offer recommendations for books, movies and music you might enjoy. “We wanted to show the library is for...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living