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Montezuma County weather observers receive awards

Two Montezuma County weather observers have been recognized by the National Weather Service for providing local weather information for more than a decade. Jim Andrus, of Cortez, and Wade Wilson,...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Spring storm spins snow, rain in the Four Corners

A slow-moving storm brought snow and rain Friday to Southwest Colorado. Radar systems showed the storm moving in a counterclockwise motion Friday afternoon, like a galaxy orbiting a super-massive...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New storm on track to reach Southwest Colorado on Thursday

A winter storm remains on track to hit eastern Utah and western Colorado Friday through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Snow levels are expected to drop to elevations...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Storm advisory goes into effect Thursday in Southwest Colorado

A winter weather advisory for moderate to locally heavy snow will be in effect from 3 a.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday for the higher elevations of Southwest Colorado. Snow is expected to begin early...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Purgatory Resort extends season, opens new transfer lift

Purgatory Resort announced Tuesday a new transfer lift has officially opened and it will extend its season through April. According to spokeswoman Kim Oyler, Purgatory Resort , about 30 miles north...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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Hopes for Dolores rafting season drying up

Like an injured wolf starving for a meal, the famed Snaggletooth Rapid below McPhee dam whimpers for a healing rush of water to once again show off its whitewater fangs.Its last feast of boaters...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sunny skies, warmer days forecast for rest of week

A winter weather advisory remained in effect for Southwest Colorado’s mountains until noon Monday, with scattered snow showers at lower elevations throughout the morning. A wind advisory for the...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Heavy snow blankets Southwest Colorado; power lines down

Winter weather returned to Southwest Colorado on Tuesday morning, bringing about 5 inches of heavy, wet snow to the Cortez area. Montezuma-Cortez, Dolores and Mancos schools canceled classes on...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Update: Cortez, Dolores and Mancos schools cancel classes

Winter weather returned to Southwest Colorado on Tuesday morning, bringing heavy, wet snow to the Cortez area.Montezuma-Cortez, Dolores and mancos schools canceled classes on Tuesday. All three...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Snow, rain forecast for early this week

A mix of snow and rain could make for sloppy conditions Monday and Tuesday in Montezuma County, but at higher elevations, the moisture could result in up to 2 feet of snow, according to the...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Montezuma search and rescue workers learn avalanche tactics

Montezuma County search and rescue workers learned how to find and rescue people from an avalanche on Saturday . United Search and Rescue of Montezuma County spent the morning near the Norwood Road...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Molas, Coal Bank passes break snowfall record

Coal Bank and Molas passes, between Durango and Silverton, have received more snow this month than any other January since at least 1993, when the Colorado Avalanche Information Center began...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News