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Biden awards Demby a medal for stopping sex assault

Last spring, University of Colorado student Max Demby, of Cortez, was credited with breaking up a sexual assault on Boulder campus. Last month, he received a White House award for his action. Vice...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County assessor warns of mail scam

The Montezuma County assessor is warning residents of an offer by mail that charges to obtain property information that is available for free. “All the information is on our website or available at...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brassfire lights two audiences in Cortez concerts

BrassFire, led by internationally renowned trumpeter Jens Lindemann entertained audiences at two shows Sunday and Monday, at the Ralph E. Vavak Memorial Auditorium at the Montezuma-Cortez High...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Cortez Kiva students put on a health fair

Students from the Children’s Kiva recently put on a health fair at their school. “Students worked with 11 different health care practitioners,” said instructor Caitlin Munroe. Students in grades...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Vandals and dumpers strike Mud Springs area

BLM officials and volunteer groups have worked diligently to restore the Mud Springs area. But vandals and dumpers continue to damage the area at a cost to taxpayers, says Kathe Hayes, of the San...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wanted man arrested after standoff in Cortez

A man who was being served an arrest warrant by Montezuma County sheriff’s deputies barricaded himself in a room of his grandmother’s home, triggering a 45-minute standoff at the Lakeside trailer...

DATE: April 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride films of ‘indomitable spirit’ arriving in Dolores

Mountainfilm on Tour brings inspiration and education about important issues to audiences around the world. The tour will visit Dolores on April 22 at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside...

DATE: April 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sticky Situation brings back ’80s at Mancos distillery

The Mancos Valley Distillery presents Sticky Situation, and a Totally ’80s Night, on Saturday, April 23. Doors open at 5 p.m., and music starts at 8 p.m. A $3 donation goes to the band. Sticky...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ultimate Outdoor and Gun Show is May 13-15

The Ultimate Outdoor and Gun Show will take place May 13-15 at Montezuma County Fairgrounds, put on by Steve Blackwell. The event will feature dozens of outdoor, sports and firearm goods vendors...

DATE: April 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos Valley Chorus prepares concert series

The Mancos Valley Chorus will welcome spring with a series of four concert next month. Concerts will take place in Mancos at the Mancos United Methodist Church on May 1 at 3:30 p.m. and May 6 at 7...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Cortez Cleanup Week coming April 18

Is it time to clean up your yard, garage or shed? The annual Cortez Cleanup Week is April 18-22, and city workers will pick up curbside trash on the same day and route that your regular trash is...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Mesa Verde waives entrance fee April 16-24

Mesa Verde National Park is waiving entrance fees and offering “behind the scenes” curation tours April 16 through 24 as the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary.Park...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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