Cortez man in Balsam Street gun case is released

A local man was arrested Monday morning on domestic violence charges about 14 hours after police warned residents that an armed man presented a “significant threat” to residents in a Cortez...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez library hosts Four Corners crime writers

Be a witness at the Cortez Public Library as Four Corners crime writers Chuck Greaves, Scott Graham and Paul Berkowitz lead a panel discussion, moderated by Anne Benson, at 6 p.m. Monday. According...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Extension office creates survey for Agriculture Needs Assessment

The Colorado State University Montezuma County Extension office in Cortez now has available an Agriculture Needs Assessment survey for residents in Southwestern Colorado who have interests in...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

BLM to hold travel management meetings in Cortez, Durango

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Bureau of Land Management Tres Rios Field Office will host two open house meetings to share information about route designations for travel management on public lands...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Ag summit planned for Jan. 16 at Montezuma County Fairgrounds

The second annual Agriculture Outlook, Strategies and Economic Summit has been scheduled for Jan. 16 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The free event runs 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and includes lunch....

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mesa Verde’s Holiday Open House, luminaria night set for Thursday

Mesa Verde National Park will host its annual Holiday Open House from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Chapin Mesa Headquarters area. The park plans special presentations, musical entertainment,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose stars in Rocky Mountain PBS special

The Galloping Goose rail bus era in Southwest Colorado will be featured on Rocky Mountain PBS’s “Colorado Experience” on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Seven Galloping Geese ran on the Rio Grande Southern...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Austin folk band to play Dolores River Brewery

The Deer, a transcendental Texas folk band, will play the Dolores River Brewery on Dec. 2. The band has released three albums and were listed by the Austin Music Awards as one of the Top 10...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Cortez theater to screen Warren Miller’s ‘Line of Descent’

This fall, the annual tradition is back to salute the start of winter. The world’s biggest name in snowsports cinema – Warren Miller Entertainment – celebrates its 68th ski and snowboard film with...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Christmas tree permits on sale in Southwest Colorado

Christmas tree permits, which allow you to cut your own holiday tree, are now on sale for $8 at San Juan National Forest offices and selected retail outlets in Southwest Colorado. A permit allows...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weather advisory: Up to 14 inches of snow in the mountains

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Southwest Colorado from 9 p.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Five to 10 inches of snow, with up to 14 inches in isolated areas, is...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee Reservoir closes boat ramps for winter

McPhee and House Creek boat ramps on McPhee Reservoir will close for the season on Tuesday and will reopen on May 1. Because of low visitation during winter months, Colorado Parks and Wildlife...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News