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The Winter Market at Four Seasons continues in its eighth year

The Winter Market at Four Seasons continued Saturday morning, offering fresh produce, meats, baked goods, spices and more. Now in its eighth year, the farmers market, located at Four Seasons...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos resident Mac Neely celebrating 100th birthday

Mancos community leader and colorful personality Athalie “Mac” Neely will celebrate her 100th birthday Wednesday. The Mancos Marshal’s Office has arranged for firetrucks from departments throughout...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute vaccination campaign continues as COVID cases rise

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, amid a recent jump in coronavirus cases, has pushed forward in its efforts provide vaccines to members. As of Jan. 21, 426 individuals have received their first COVID-19...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos 2021 budget conservative because of COVID-19 caution

The 2021 budget approved in December by the Mancos Board of Trustees is largely similar to previous year’s budget because of a hesitancy to invest in improvement projects without knowing the full...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bond set at $500,000 for man who allegedly stabbed girlfriend

A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend , breaking into his former wife’s home and endangering a child faces charges including attempted second-degree murder after a hearing Thursday in Montezuma...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Head-on collision kills Mancos woman on U.S. 160

One person has died and others were taken to a hospital after a fiery head-on collision Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 160 between Cortez and Mancos. A 2017 white Chevy Trax and 2018 Chevy...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County releases vaccination totals Tuesday

Through a variety of providers, Montezuma County has managed to give 1,952 people their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Of those, 339 have completed their vaccination with a second dose,...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County sees early rise in unemployment fraud

Montezuma County residents are reporting an unusually high number of instances of unemployment fraud in the first few weeks of 2021, with 10 reports being filed to the Sheriff’s Office so far,...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez and Montezuma County partner on fiber optic for South Broadway

The city of Cortez and Montezuma County will each contribute a matching $300,000 in a joint project to construct fiber optic cable from Fifth Street on South Broadway down to County Road G and U.S....

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez Superintendent Haukeness announces retirement

Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 Superintendent Lori Haukeness announced Tuesday that she will retire at the end of the school year. Haukeness has served as superintendent since 2016, capping...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Axis Health System vaccinates 240 people Saturday at clinic in Cortez

Cortez Integrated Healthcare inoculated 240 people age 70 or older Saturday with the Moderna coronavirus vaccine. Recipients of the vaccine fell under the state’s Phase 1B designation for the...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Hall closure extended to Jan. 25

The City of Cortez is closing City Hall until Jan. 25 to ensure that staff and community members are protected against the spread of the coronavirus. City Hall previously planned to reopen for...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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