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Health department will move to online vaccine sign-up platform

The Montezuma County Health Department will soon be switching to an online platform for scheduling appointments for vaccination clinics. Beginning Monday, the email address the department has used...

DATE: March 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID exposure ends Mancos girls’ season during state playoffs

Fresh off a big win over Ignacio , the Mancos High School girls basketball team’s season came to a grinding halt this week when its state playoff game was canceled because of potential exposure to...

DATE: March 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Staff from Mancos and Dolores schools to receive second round of vaccine

Staff from Mancos and Dolores schools will receive their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine Thursday afternoon. Mancos schools will let out at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, the last day of classes...

DATE: March 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board approves move to four-day week

In an effort to attract and retain quality teachers, Dolores School District Re-4A will move to a four-day school week next school year. The Dolores School District Board of Education approved the...

DATE: March 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Newly remodeled Columbine Bar & Grill set to open next month

Opening next month under new ownership, the building that was previously home to the Columbine Bar in Mancos will soon be the site of a family-friendly restaurant offering sandwiches, burgers and...

DATE: March 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

No spring cleanup events this year in Cortez

Cortez will not hold any spring cleanup events this year. In past years, the city has held a Cleanup Week in May. Locals were encouraged to clean out their garages, clean their yards and beautify...

DATE: March 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez to consider purchase of new body cameras, Tasers for police

Cortez City Council will consider a five-year contract with Axon Enterprise next week to purchase equipment for the Police Department including 30 new body cameras, 30 new Tasers and an upgrade to...

DATE: March 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County sees widespread reports of unemployment fraud

Roughly 58 people throughout Montezuma County have reported instances of unemployment fraud to local law enforcement since Jan. 1. The total includes reports of fraud made to the Montezuma County...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Applications being accepted for Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Four Corners Board of Realtors Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship may be awarded to traditional and nontraditional students seeking their...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County’s homebound population receives vaccine

When 84-year-old Tresa Gleeson received a call asking whether she wanted to receive the coronavirus vaccine, she didn’t hesitate. Teams of EMTs from Southwest Health System began going out to the...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools look to broaden career paths for students

Montezuma-Cortez School District is doubling down on its efforts to provide high schoolers the skills and experience to produce a pool of talent for regional employers. The high school hopes to...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos to hold community meeting about replacing 1912 bridge

The town of Mancos will be holding a community meeting March 9 to discuss and answer questions about the project to replace its historic Main Street Bridge . The bridge, built in 1912, has...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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