Veterans affairs

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Fallen veterans honored on Memorial Day in Mancos

About 30 people gathered for a somber Memorial Day ceremony at Cedar Grove Cemetery south of Mancos on Monday. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5231 and the VFW Auxiliary placed...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Memorial Day events honor veterans

Several local events will honor veterans this weekend for Memorial Day. In Mancos, people are invited to meet Sunday at noon at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231, 136 W. Grand Ave. Veterans...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DAR requests help in mission to honor vets

The Sleeping Ute Mountain chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is seeking help from war veterans’ family and friends so it can place flags at soldiers’ graves in Montezuma and...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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. 20, 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. 8, 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. 12, 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