Montezuma Land Conservancy awarded $355,000 in grants

Great Outdoors Colorado has awarded the Montezuma Land Conservancy two grants totaling $355,029 to elevate Native American perspectives on land conservation, and to start a youth outdoor fellowship...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Remodel complete for Montezuma Heritage Museum

Local officials got a tour of the remodeled building that will house the new Montezuma Heritage Museum, which is expected to open this summer. “It has been four years of hard work and is nearly...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Public Library to open at limited capacity

The Cortez Public Library will open its doors at limited capacity beginning March 22. The building will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Curbside pickup will remain an option...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools to go remote for day of March 22

Montezuma-Cortez School District will learn remotely Monday in case staff receiving their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine over the weekend experience any side effects. According to a letter...

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores teacher from Sudan releases children’s book

In her newly released children’s book “My Beautiful Colors, A Refugee Story” Dolores high school teacher Nyibol Bior translates her experience as a refugee in the Second Sudanese Civil War into...

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bond reduction denied for man charged with stabbing girlfriend in Cortez

A man charged with stabbing his girlfriend, endangering a child and stealing his ex-wife’s car was denied a reduction in bond Tuesday morning in district court in Cortez. Christopher Wheat, 29, was...

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe opens COVID-19 vaccine clinic to all

TOWAOC – The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe offered another round of free COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 18 and older on March 16. It was the third public vaccine clinic was held at the Ute Mountain...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Out-of-bounds skier rescued from above cliff near Telluride

A man who skied out of bounds in Telluride Sunday afternoon was rescued in the Bear Creek area, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office. He was with a ski instructor and guided group...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac finishes eighth in Arlington, a week after record-tying win at Daytona

Eli Tomac of Cortez, racing on the heels of a record-tying fifth win at Daytona International Speedway last week, got off to a slow start Saturday in the Arlington 1 Supercross and finished eighth....

DATE: March 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

City votes to reopen council meetings to the public

Cortez City Council voted Tuesday to allow citizens to appear in person for public comment at its next meeting. Council consulted with Southwest Memorial Hospital’s Dr. Kent Aikin on safe ways to...

DATE: March 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fusco gets 8 years for threatening woman on Haycamp Mesa

A Montrose man, John Austin Fusco, who pleaded guilty to menacing a woman and trespass on Haycamp Mesa, was sentenced Thursday to serve eight years in the Department of Corrections. 22nd Judicial...

DATE: March 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ride of the Ancients returns to Dolores June 26

The popular Ride of the Ancients cycling event is back, and has been revamped into a gravel-grinder course from Dolores through the San Juan Mountains on June 26. Riders can choose between a...

DATE: March 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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