Osprey Packs names new top executives

Osprey Packs announced Thursday that it has added three executives to the Cortez-based backpack company’s leadership team, including Layne Rigney as president and Jason Dunlap as vice president of...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Decorations, yard toys hazardous for deer

As cooler weather approaches, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking residents to take down equipment and yard toys that cause problems for wildlife. Recently in Durango, a young buck deer became...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction will close Colorado 184 at Narraguinnep Canal

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Structures Inc. will begin construction on Colorado Highway 184 on Oct. 17 to replace the Narraguinnep Canal Bridge. The project, north of...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez landlords pay settlement after fraud allegation

Two Cortez landlords have paid a $73,650 settlement after allegations that they charged low-income tenants excessive rent, according to a news release from the office of Bob Troyer, acting U.S....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boutique Air starts Cortez flights this weekend

Boutique Air flights from Cortez to Denver and Phoenix started this weekend. The airline will offer three daily flights from the Cortez Municipal Airport to Denver and one to Phoenix starting...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s fall colors are nearing their peak

San Juan National Forest officials estimate that the peak times for viewing fall colors will be this weekend and next week. In the forest near Mancos and the La Plata Mountains, about 35 percent of...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free entrance to Mesa Verde National Park on Saturday

Mesa Verde National Park will offer free admittance on Saturday for National Public Lands Day. Saturday also celebrates the first ever Bike Your Park Day, intended to help the public discover new...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Solar lights built into pavement on U.S. Highway 160 at Towaoc

Travelers on U.S. Highway 160 south of Cortez will be guided by new lights near the Ute Mountain Ute reservation. “More than 200 solar LED lights were installed and embedded into the pavement of...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shiprock run/walk will highlight mine spill aftermath

An 8-mile run/walk to raise awareness for the aftermath of the Gold King Mine spill will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, in Shiprock. The Gold King Mine Spill Resilience Run/Walk II begins after a...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Poll: 55 percent of Utahans support a Bears Ears monument

A recent poll commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts has found that 55 percent of Utah residents support the idea of a Bears Ears National Monument. Forty-one percent oppose the idea....

DATE: Aug. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County lifts fire ban

At the recommendation of the sheriff and local fire chiefs, Montezuma County commissioners lifted the countywide fire ban as of Monday. “All the fire chiefs are in agreement to lift the ban,”...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos gallery to exhibit rare photos from the West

If you’ve never seen the work of William Henry Jackson, you should really head out to Mancos for a cool new exhibit. FAD (Furniture, Art & Design) Gallery is hosting the exhibit that will kick off...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts