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Mancos hires superintendent to replace Hanson

Mancos School District RE-6 has decided on its pick to replace longtime Superintendent Brian Hanson. Todd Cordrey, a former superintendent of Rangely School District who also led two Colorado...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile vaccination clinics coming to Cortez, Mancos and Dolores

Mobile clinics offering the Moderna coronavirus vaccine to anyone age 18 and up are coming to Montezuma County. According to a news release from the Montezuma County Public Health Department, the...

DATE: May 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos teacher arrested on suspicion of sexual assault of student

A Mancos High School teacher was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of sexually assaulting a student. Armando Lee-Martinez, 28, was taken into custody by the Mancos Marshal’s Office after an...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Locals turn out for cleanup of Carpenter Natural Area

In an effort to beautify the Carpenter Natural Area, friends and neighbors from throughout Cortez donned gloves and set off with trash bags in all directions on the preserve Saturday morning. It...

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

‘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

High-speed chase in New Mexico leads to couple’s arrest

A dramatic high-speed chase of a suspect from Farmington to Shiprock, New Mexico, on March 19 involved multiple law enforcement agencies and ended in two arrests. According to New Mexico State...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Southwest Health hires interim CEO

Southwest Health System has hired a new interim CEO to replace Tony Sudduth, who resigned April 16. Jeanette Filpi was appointed April 26 to serve as interim CEO while a search continues for...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local group looks to start up pellet mill in Montezuma County

A resurgence in the timber industry in Montezuma County has opened up opportunity for new spinoff businesses and has raised awareness of fire safety practices for sawmill waste products. There are...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resource carnival for local youths and families set for Thursday

The School Community Youth Collaborative will host its first resource fair for youths and families from Montezuma and Dolores counties. The Healthy Youth & Healthy Schools event targets people who...

DATE: April 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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