Montezuma County

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County declares mill fire an emergency disaster

Montezuma County commissioners on Monday approved a declaration of an economic disaster in the wake of the Western Excelsior fire on May 8. The fire that destroyed the Mancos mill caused the loss...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Getting a jump on summer football

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos Cowboy half marathon set for Saturday

The fourth annual Mancos Cowboy Half-Marathon, 5K and Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday morning at the Mancos Public Library. The half-marathon will start at 7:30 a.m., and the 5K race will start...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez schools declare critical teacher shortage

Cortez school board members on Tuesday voted to declare a critical teacher and bus driver shortage. Assistant Superintendent Dan Porter said 31 district staff members have resigned since the end of...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff Blotter

Sunday, June 11 4 p.m. : Deputies responded to a report of found property near the intersection of Fourth and 30th Street in Dolores. A woman reported to the Dolores Fire Department that she had...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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First Cortez high school demolition phase is complete

The retired Montezuma-Cortez High School demolition project was back on track Monday morning after slipping over the weekend, and Re-1 School District Owner’s Representative Jim Ketter said Tuesday...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos schools’ BEST project officially approved

At their meeting Monday, Mancos School District board members and administrators expressed their excitement at the official approval of their Building Excellent Schools Today grant project, which...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Film festival to benefit Mancos fire victims

A film festival next month in Mancos will benefit former employees of Western Excelsior Corp. who have been impacted by the fire that destroyed the mill on May 8. Mancos-based Alpacka Raft is...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma County wins Kinder Morgan tax case

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Montezuma County in a long-running tax case against Kinder Morgan. The final decision opens the door for the county to collect millions of...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos celebrates a century of community at Grange

Mancos celebrated the 100-year anniversary of the Mount Lookout Grange on Saturday by sharing stories about community and relationships. “We need to remember our relationships to each other,”...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Car rolls over on Colorado 145 northeast of Dolores

A 24-year-old Tennessee woman was not injured in a rollover crash northeast of Dolores on Sunday afternoon, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid. Leah Gram-Johnson, of Nashville,...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two injured in Cortez stabbing

Two people were injured early Monday morning in a stabbing on the south side of Cortez, according to Police Lt. Andy Brock. Police responded to the 800 block of South Chestnut Street about 6:40...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News