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Complaint: Woman assaulted son on flight to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal complaint accuses a Colorado woman of assaulting her son during a flight from Boston to Salt Lake City. The complaint filed in U.S. District Court against Cherice Dawn...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small porch fire in north Cortez

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado man asks for maximum sentence in attempted murder

The Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION — A 62-year-old man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder after stabbing two men with a knife in the Grand Junction area was granted his request for a sentence...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former undersheriff guilty of leading illegal hunts

The Associated Press SAN LUIS, Colo. — An undersheriff from southern Colorado has been found guilty of 10 felonies in connection with charges that he led illegal wildlife hunts. The Valley Courier...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez National Honor Society holds coat drive

The National Honor Society of Montezuma-Cortez High School is seeking donations for its annual coat drive. According to senior Liz Story, M-CHS chapter president, the coats will go to Wings/Renew...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Tribal Park to hold winter solstice tour

Ute Mountain Tribal Park will offer a winter solstice tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16 that starts at the park’s visitor center and museum, located 20 miles south of Cortez at the junction of...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 minutes ago | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Mesa Verde’s Holiday Open House, luminaria night planned for Dec. 14

Mesa Verde National Park will host its annual Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 14 from 4-9 p.m. in the Chapin Mesa Headquarters area. The park plans special presentations, musical...

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

AboutFace celebrates 9-year anniversary, hosts open house

AboutFace Aesthetics will celebrate its nine-year anniversary with an open house on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Cortez Medical Spa, 10964 County Road 26 in Cortez. According to a news release from...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Residents moving out of Colorado in record numbers

DENVER — Data shows a record number of residents have moved out of the state of Colorado. The Denver Post reports new annual figures from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

IUD program leads to decline in teen pregnancies, abortions

DENVER – Colorado teen pregnancies and abortions have dropped sharply since 2009, and state health officials attribute much of the trend to the increased availability of free and low-cost access to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse to open Dec. 7 in Farmington

Shamrock’s Southwest Cash & Carry Store in Farmington is moving to a new location with a new name: Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse. The old Cash & Carry closed over Thanksgiving weekend to allow...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

CDOT to repair culvert on Highway 145 in Cortez

The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform culvert repairs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on Highway 145, north of the U.S. Highway 160 intersection in Cortez, between...

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