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Colorado may hit brakes on tax break for electric vehicles

DENVER – If you are looking to claim the tax credit for purchasing an electrical vehicle you might want to grab your checkbook and head down to a dealership.The Colorado General Assembly is eyeing...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Cortez projects budget surplus

The 2014 Cortez budget projects a $668,581 surplus, according to a memo that City Manager Shane Hale sent to municipal leaders last week. City leaders will hold public a hearing next week before...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hospital project wins $2M grant

In addition to a voter-approved sales tax, proceeds from energy and mineral production will also help fund a $14.2 million capital improvement project at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Announced on...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis College sees dramatic increase in applicants

When every student makes a difference to Fort Lewis College’s sustainability, the Board of Trustees was happy to hear some good news on the application-and-acceptance-rate front at meetings...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

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Start with kids, and start early

At a film screening this week, more than 50 local residents learned that America continues to pay for failure instead of investing for success. An upcoming documentary series, “The Raising of...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grant for M-CHS stadium is denied

School officials have announced that they didn’t receive a state funding request to construct athletic facilities at the new Montezuma-Cortez High School. In a weekly report dated Jan. 9, Re-1...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado 145 project resumes

Road construction equipment has rolled into Cortez as resurfacing efforts have resumed along Colorado 145. The $5.7 million project started outside of Dolores in March, but the work was postponed...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Colorado 145 project resumes

Road construction equipment has rolled into Cortez as resurfacing efforts have resumed along Colorado 145. The $5.7 million project started outside of Dolores in March, but the work was postponed...

DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge denies records request

A Cortez woman didn’t get much love from the court last week regarding a Valentine’s Day public records request of the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office. After an hour-long hearing on Thursday,...

DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Board refines pot rules Mancos may permit retail sales in mid-July

The town board inched closer to permitting recreational marijuana sales at a meeting on May 28, voicing approval of more fine-tuned regulations. The town’s moratorium on recreational marijuana...

DATE: June 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town board refines pot regulations

The town board inched closer to permitting recreational marijuana sales at a meeting on May 28, voicing approval of more fine-tuned regulations. The town's moratorium on recreational marijuana...

DATE: June 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

School board has balanced budget

The Mancos School Board may fund facility improvements in the coming school year and maintain a balanced budget. The school board discussed the upgrades in a special meeting dedicated to the budget...

DATE: June 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News