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Carter again faces scrutiny over plan to demolish old M-CHS

Tear it down, or not tear it down? That was the question this week as city and school officials clashed again over the outcome of the former Montezuma-Cortez High School. Outgoing Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Republicans coming up empty in search for caucus site

Montezuma County Republicans are scrambling to secure sites to host party caucus meetings. The caucuses are set for March 1. At a GOP luncheon last week, Precinct 8 co-chair Patti French advised...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Box, Plentyholes elected to UMU tribal council

TOWAOC - After her fifth campaign attempt, Marissa Box has finally landed a seat on the Ute Mountain Ute tribal council. Incumbent Juantita Plentyholes was also re-elected. “I had a dream, and now...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton opposes Obama action

Earlier this week, President Barack Obama announced he would take executive action on immigration reform, and congressional leaders in Colorado reacted in partisan form. Obama’s unilateral action...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Nowlin wins in landslide

After winning at the ballot box by a 3-1 margin on Nov. 4, Montezuma County sheriff-elect Steve Nowlin will be sworn into office on Jan. 13. According to unofficial results, 9,790 total votes were...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Nowlin wins in landslide

After winning at the ballot box by a 3-1 margin on Tuesday, Montezuma County sheriff-elect Steve Nowlin will be sworn into office on Jan. 13. According to unofficial results, 9,790 total votes...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

City extends marijuana moratorium to 2015

The City of Cortez has extended its moratorium on all new marijuana licenses through the end of the year, but council members softened their stance on sending commercial marijuana sales to voters....

DATE: June 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Police advocates endorse Nowlin

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 in Durango last week endorsed Steve Nowlin in the Montezuma county sheriff's race. The 35-member lodge represents law enforcement officials across Montezuma,...

DATE: June 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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Police advocates endorse Nowlin

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 in Durango last week endorsed Steve Nowlin in the Montezuma county sheriff's race. The 35-member lodge represents law enforcement officials across Montezuma,...

DATE: June 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Police advocates endorse Nowlin

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 in Durango last week endorsed Steve Nowlin in the Montezuma county sheriff’s race. The 35-member lodge represents law enforcement officials across Montezuma,...

DATE: June 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Quarter of all ballots decide Lewis-Arriola Fire District election

Slightly more than a quarter of all mail-in ballots were cast in the Lewis-Arriola Fire District election on Tuesday. Election officials said a total of 1,958 ballots were mailed, but only 527 were...

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Challengers defeat Sanitation incumbents

All three challengers to the Cortez Sanitation District were elected Tuesday, forcing both incumbents out of office.Unofficial results for Tuesday’s mail-in ballot election reveal that board...

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News