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School bus leads donations drive at Cortez City Market

A school bus parked in the Cortez City Market parking lot Saturday morning for the Good Samaritan Center’s annual “Stuff the Bus” charity drive. Starting at 10 a.m., volunteers collected donations...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez turns out for Veterans Day parade

Cortez residents crowded along Montezuma Avenue Saturday afternoon for the annual Veterans Day parade. The procession began at 1 p.m. near the North Chestnut Street intersection, with several local...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans Day celebrations are planned for Montezuma County

Veterans groups in Montezuma County have several events planned for the weekend in honor of current and former military personnel. The biggest event of the weekend is the Cortez Veterans Day...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

28th Parade of Lights prepares to light up Main Street Cortez

The 28th annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights will be Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. on Main Street in Cortez. The parade’s theme is “Back-Country Christmas.” In a news release,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Barnabas prepares for community Thanksgiving dinner

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and Grace’s Kitchen are preparing for their 16th annual community Thanksgiving dinner. The meal will begin at the church about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 23, and volunteers...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kids go trick-or-treating with a Cortez firefighter

At the tip-a-firefighter fundraiser at JFargo’s on Saturday, two families won the opportunity to go trick-or-treating with a firefighter. The winning families gathered Monday at the Cortez Fire...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Halloween events planned in Dolores and Cortez

There are numerous Halloween events taking place Tuesday. The Pony Expresso in Dolores will have its annual Halloween/Anniversary party at 795 Railroad Ave. from 5-8 p.m. They will have food, hot...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez pumpkin festival benefits Piñon Project

Cortez families celebrated Halloween early on Saturday with the annual Pumpkin Festival in Montezuma Park. The festival, which includes an all-ages costume contest and outdoor games, has been a...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos celebrates a fiery Fourth

A small brush fire caused by sparks from fireworks delayed, but didn’t stop, the Mancos Fourth of July show on Tuesday. About 300 people attended the show, which was put on by members of the Mancos...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire interrupts July 4 Cortez fireworks show

Spectators at the Cortez Fourth of July fireworks show got a little more fire than they expected after a shell exploded on the ground Tuesday night. About halfway through the show, which was held...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico celebrates Independence Day in style

The Rico Fourth of July celebration again lived up to its legendary reputation, providing a balance of family entertainment and Wild West craziness. The mountain town of 200 year-round residents...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek celebrates old-fashioned independence

Dove Creek residents, along with hundreds of their relatives and friends from across the country, celebrated Independence Day the old-fashioned way on Tuesday – with fireworks, games and lots of...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News