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CDOT installing lighting on U.S. 160 near Towaoc

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will install new lighting on U.S. Highway 160 at three access roads to Towaoc and the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation south of Cortez. The eight-day...

DATE: June 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Farmers Market opens for business downtown

The Cortez Farmers Market on Saturday kicked off its annual June-to-October run downtown at Main and Elm streets. Theresa Titone, vendors and market manager, said she expects 39 booths as the...

DATE: June 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Kemper students invited back to White House

Five pupils from Kemper Elementary in Cortez have been invited back to Washington, D.C., for an early harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden with first lady Michelle Obama. Miles Frost, Gael...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Army Winds present free ‘Sounds of America’ concert in Cortez

The 101st Army Winds of the Colorado National Guard will present a free concert titled “Sounds of America” at the Montezuma-Cortez High School auditorium on Wednesday, June 1. The concert starts at...

DATE: June 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Mancos School of the West offering classes

Places are still available in two upcoming Mancos School of the West art classes. Workshops are held at artists’ studios in the Mancos Valley. For more information and to register for classes,...

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Peace run passes through Cortez in its lap of the U.S.

Members of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run passed through Cortez on Thursday, May 26. It was the second consecutive year that the Peace Run, a torch relay by international volunteers,...

DATE: May 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Whitewater to arrive on Lower Dolores River

A whitewater release for the Dolores River below McPhee dam is planned to begin Thursday and last for five or more days, according to a May 26 report. Ramp-up flows will begin on Wednesday, June 1....

DATE: May 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteers are needed for Dolores river festival

Volunteers are needed to help run the 13th annual Dolores River Festival on Saturday, June 11. In exchange for working two-hour shifts, volunteers will receive free admission to the festival, a...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Conservation District offering irrigation workshop

The Mancos Conservation District will offer two workshops on irrigation water management next month. The first class will take place June 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 28490 Road N west of Cortez,...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grow Your Library project coming to the Cortez library

The Grow Your Library program kicks off in Cortez on July 23 with storytime at 9:30 a.m. at the Cortez Farmers Market, Main and S. Elm St. Each child who attends will receive a free book and...

DATE: May 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Four injured by elevator malfunction; one flown to hospital

On Thursday evening, an elevator accident at a residence in the 30000 block of Colorado Highway 184 injured several people, according to the Montezuma County sheriff’s office. Injuries ranged from...

DATE: May 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde to host talk on change at Spruce Tree House

Mesa Verde National Park has announced a presentation by Donna Glowacki that discusses how Spruce Tree House cliff dwelling developed and changed during the 1200s, a time of significant social and...

DATE: May 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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