Montezuma County

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Montezuma Valley Irrigation restricts county access to water

The Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. has again tightened control of its water resources, telling the county road department that it will face theft charges if it draws its share of the water from an...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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SCCC expands nursing programs, partners with CU

Southwest Colorado Community College announced Wednesday that it will expand its nursing programs and offer bachelor’s degrees in nursing through the University of Colorado.“We’re excited for this...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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New storm on track to reach Southwest Colorado on Thursday

A winter storm remains on track to hit eastern Utah and western Colorado Thursday night through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.Snow levels are expected to drop to...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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U.S. 160 rollover crash injures two east of Mancos

A rollover crash a few miles east of the La Plata-Montezuma county line on U.S. Highway 160 sent two people to Mercy Medical Center in Durango on Tuesday afternoon, Colorado State Patrol Trooper...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Eight are sentenced in Montezuma County Court

Eight people were sentenced in Montezuma County Court before Judge JenniLynn Lawrence this week in connection with domestic violence and alcohol-related driving offenses. On Monday, Chad Pearce was...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma sheriff’s office searches for missing Cortez man

A 31-year-old Cortez resident remains missing after more than a week of searching by law enforcement. According to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, Erick Hurley was last seen Friday, March 17...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Veryl Goodnight shares stories that inspired her art

Mancos painter and sculptor Veryl Goodnight condensed her 50-year career into an hourlong talk at the Mancos Public Library on March 23. Goodnight shared stories of inspiration about her various...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Excelsior’s plan for dust mitigation hits a snag

A dust-mitigating upgrade to the buildings at the Western Excelsior plant will have to wait at least until April 5, Mancos trustees decided at their meeting March 22. Western Excelsior plans to...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Elementary gets $110,000 playground grant

Mancos Elementary School has been awarded a $110,000 grant that will fund upgrades at its playground. Great Outdoors Colorado awarded the funds as part of the agency’s School Yard Initiative...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos ham shoot will benefit history museum

The Mancos Valley Historical Society kicks off the fund drive for its new museum with two events in April. On April 9, the group will hold an Easter Ham Shoot at the Simmons Gravel Pit, 39145 U.S....

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Construction planned this spring on Colorado Highway 41

Road construction on Colorado Highway 41, in southwest Montezuma County near the Four Corners Monument, will begin April 3 and last until May 24, according to a Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Sunday fire in Cortez damages Harp Moving building

Firefighters from three agencies contained a fire early Sunday at the Harp Moving and Storage building in Cortez, Assistant Fire Chief Shawn Bittle said Monday. “It was a team effort,” Bittle said....

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news