Bears and Bulldogs fall short of state

VAIL and JOES – Dove Creek and Dolores entered Saturday’s 1A and 2A regional tournaments as the preeminent small-school volleyball programs from Southwest Colorado. The top two finishers in the...

DATE: May 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defending Supercross champ Eli Tomac finishes third for 2021

Eli Tomac of Cortez, racing in the final 450 Supercross of the season, finished ninth Saturday in Salt Lake City and will return home in third place in the final standings. Cooper Webb, champion in...

DATE: May 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Farmers Market to have 15 new vendors

Organizers of the Cortez Farmers Market expect more vendors and higher turnout this year as the event opens next month. The market will run on Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 6 through...

DATE: May 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman found dead after apparent bear attack

A 39-year-old woman was found dead Friday night off U.S. Highway 550 near Trimble, north of Durango, after what Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials believe was a bear attack. An autopsy on the...

DATE: May 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The most common COVID-19 vaccine side effects

Vaccine providers in Colorado have now administered somewhere north of 4 million doses of coronavirus vaccine. That’s a huge number, substantially larger than the number of flu vaccine doses given...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy Regional Medical Center eliminates X-rays in spine surgeries

Spine surgery requires a lot of X-rays, and that means radiation exposure, harmful to the patient and the doctors and nurses in the operating room, but for the past decade or so that has been...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faculty censures CU Boulder president, citing ‘failure of leadership’

University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy was formally reprimanded Thursday by faculty on the Boulder campus for a “failure of leadership with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion.” The...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Jungle Book’ to be performed by Dolores Theater Troupe

Live, in-person theater is returning to Dolores Schools after being canceled all of 2020 because of the pandemic. On May 7 and 8, the Dolores Theater Troupe will perform an adaptation of “The...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amy Huckins steps down from City Council position

Cortez City Council member Amy Huckins has stepped down from her position with the city’s governing body. Huckins was elected to the seat in April 2020. “It is with regret that I tender my...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dogs rescued from mesa cliff on Ute Mountain Ute reservation

Two dogs stranded on a mesa cliff southeast of Towaoc were recently rescued by a Montezuma County Search and Rescue team during a nighttime mission. After receiving permission from the Ute Mountain...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado ski areas aren’t talking about skier fatalities. So we asked coroners instead

At least 11 skiers were killed in traumatic crashes at Colorado’s 26 ski areas this season. That is about the average number for a ski season – “about” because it’s difficult to learn when and how...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College to launch new agricultural program in fall

Beginning this fall, Pueblo Community College will offer a certificate program in agricultural production at its Southwest campus in Mancos. The new program was designed in collaboration with local...

DATE: April 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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