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Montezuma County ranks high for environment, low for health

Montezuma County ranks near the bottom compared with other Colorado counties in health outcomes and factors, but is toward the top in the quality of its physical environment, according to a County...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man airlifted to hospital after Cortez assault

A man is in critical condition Wednesday after a fight Monday night in Cortez. Police responded to a report of an assault in the 100 block of North Washington Street about 8:45 p.m. Julivan...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado child advocate group seeks feedback

A new local group is looking for community feedback as members seek to improve the lives of children in Montezuma and Dolores counties. Team Up Southwest Colorado is supported by United Way of...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

WildEdge Brewing Collective opens in downtown Cortez

After more than a year of planning, Tucker Robinson has opened WildEdge Brewing Collective at 111 N. Market St. in Cortez. “We’re absolutely thrilled,” Robinson said Tuesday, the brewery’s opening...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Mancos is growing and needs more housing

A housing study commissioned by the town of Mancos bolsters the case for bringing more housing to the area, town board members learned at an April 5 workshop meeting. “The bottom line is we need...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos collector donates rare set of Hopi robes to FLC

A Mancos art collector will donate a rare set of ceremonial Hopi wedding robes to the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College. Kelly Kilgore, owner of Kilgore American Indian Art in...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Brewery gets county approval for new location

Montezuma County Commissioners on Monday approved a liquor license permit for the Mancos Brewing Co. The brewery plans to move to 484 E. Frontage Road from its current location at 500 W. Railroad...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School stages ‘Hoodie’ play

After several shows set in fantasy worlds, the Cortez Middle School theater department next weekend will stage a more realistic play – one that takes place in a middle school. “Hoodie” is a...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New graduation requirements start this fall in Cortez

This fall’s incoming freshmen at Montezuma-Cortez High School will have expanded requirements for graduating in the class of 2021. The Colorado State Board of Education approved graduation...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Painter Matteson’s ‘favorite places’ on display in Mancos

Montezuma County oil painter Susan Matteson creates her best work when she’s outside. “You get the essence and feeling of being out there in the weather and the elements,” she said April 1....

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school district plans $25 million campus upgrade

As the Mancos School District Re-6 prepares for an extensive campus upgrade, district officials are looking for feedback. The school board will host three informational public meetings, April 11...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hurst opens Antler Creek Realty in Cortez

Ronnie Hurst has opened Antler Creek Realty at 1850 E. Main St. in Cortez. A Southwest Colorado native, Hurst has lived here all his life. He said he specializes in mountain and hunting properties,...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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