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Suspect in double homicide caught after car chase in Cortez

CORTEZ – A man suspected of killing an elderly couple in Williams, Arizona, was arrested Friday night in south Cortez after a chase involving officers from three regional law enforcement agencies,...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Earthquake rattles Utah south of Bluff

A minor earthquake measuring 3.8 magnitude occurred Friday night south of Bluff, Utah, on the Navajo Reservation, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred at 10:01 p.m. A...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Eli Tomac takes Supercross lead with stunning comeback in Salt Lake

Eli Tomac of Cortez made a stunning comeback in the Salt Lake City Supercross on Saturday night, racing from 15th place to overtake rival Ryan Dungey for the victory. With the win, Tomac stands...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos tour draws hundreds to Cortez park

Hundreds put on their best orange and blue and headed to Parque De Vida on Friday afternoon to meet Denver Broncos’ Will Parks and Corey Nelson. Parks, a safety in his second year with the Broncos,...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Woman dies when vehicle rolls into waterway on Colorado 145

A 50-year-old Telluride woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a Wednesday morning crash in San Miguel County, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis. The single-vehicle crash...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez fire recruits will start training next month

The Montezuma County Fire Chiefs Association has announced the inaugural Montezuma County Memorial Fire Recruit Class, named in honor of Patrick Fischer, former assistant fire chief of the Dolores...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclist spends cold night in shed after Egnar crash

EGNAR – A 31-year-old Florida man was found early Monday near the Dolores River after a motorcycle crash and a four-hour search involving multiple law enforcement agencies, according to a news...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado legislators look to ease financial burden on students

Colorado’s elected federal officials have been involved in legislation related to financing higher education. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton Borrowers in Tipton’s 3rd Congressional District are in debt...

DATE: March 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association prepares for annual banquet

The annual meeting of Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association kicks off Saturday at the Cortez Elks Lodge with a morning session that includes reports from U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and county and...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde entrance fees increased for 2017

Entrance fees at Mesa Verde National Park have been increased for 2017, according to a news release from the park. During the summer season, from May to October, the fee is now $20 per vehicle, up...

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

How to watch Trump’s inauguration

Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States on Friday morning. The inauguration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Mountain time, with the inaugural parade at 1...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoke in Cortez church prompts evacuation

Smoke inside the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses church at 1304 Empire St. in Cortez caused an evacuation Sunday morning. No injuries were reported, and the building did not catch fire....

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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