Veterans affairs

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Fairgrounds, veterans affairs report growth

The Montezuma County Fairgrounds and veteran services continue to show strong growth, according to reports presented to county commissioners. Last year, there were 273 days with major events or...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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Pearl Harbor Day event honors Cortez veterans

Cortez veterans commemorated the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor in a reverent ceremony Wednesday in which service members were honored for their example of “true character.” About...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez honors veterans with crowded Friday parade

Hundreds of people from the Cortez area lined Montezuma Avenue on Friday to show support for veterans. The Veterans Day parade featured school marching bands, horses, military groups in uniform and...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Veterans Day parade is set to begin at 1 p.m. in Cortez

There will only be one Veterans Day parade in Cortez this Friday, but there will be several ways for community members to honor past and present members of the military. Last year, two veterans...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Veterans Day parade and events come to Cortez on Friday

There will only be one Veterans Day parade in Cortez this Friday, but there will be several ways for community members to honor past and present members of the military. Last year, two veterans...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Balloon Fest raises $7,000 for charity

By Mac Neely Bobbi Black announced from her wheelchair (no, not a balloon accident; she’s recovering from much-needed surgery on her ankle) that the Mancos Balloon and Art Festival was a success...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Veterans Stand Down slated for Thursday

The third annual Four Corners Veterans Stand Down in Durango will be held Thursday to get veterans the help they need, whether that’s assistance signing up for benefits or a point in the right...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Employer honored for working with military members

Auto Zone of Cortez distribution manager Scott Hunter on Friday was recognized with a Patriot Award for his willingness to support employees who are enlisted in the National Guard and Reserve. Auto...

DATE: June 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Army Winds present free ‘Sounds of America’ concert in Cortez

The 101st Army Winds of the Colorado National Guard will present a free concert titled “Sounds of America” at the Montezuma-Cortez High School auditorium on Wednesday, June 1. The concert starts at...

DATE: June 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Veterans honored in ceremonies in Cortez and Mancos

Military veterans were honored on Memorial Day with prayers, a flag ceremony and a hearty breakfast at the American Legion Ute Mountain Post 75 in Cortez.“We put out 140 chairs, and they’re nearly...

DATE: May 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

DAR asks for help in placing vets’ flags

For the past seven years, the members of the Sleeping Ute Mountain Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution have marked the graves of veterans in the rural cemeteries in Montezuma County before...

DATE: May 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Calling all veterans! Hearing checkups are now available in Mancos

By Mac Neely Montezuma County veterans will no longer need to travel to Albuquerque for hearing aids and checkups, you can do it right here in Mancos. All thanks to Christine Lawrence, local speech...

DATE: April 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news