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Wetherill descendant will give Mesa Verde talk

Harvey Leake, great-grandson of John Wetherill, will discuss the activities of his ancestors and their archaeological investigations in the area at 7 p.m. June 16 at the Visitor and Research Center...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWOS grants will support technology, agriculture in Cortez

Southwest Open School has been awarded three competitive grants that will expand curriculum at the school, according to a press release. A $4,965 grant from the Kinder Morgan Foundation will allow...

DATE: June 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Berner joins Artisans of Mancos gallery

Mixed media artist Kathleen Berner is the latest to join the Artisans of Mancos gallery. Her reception will be held from 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Artisans of Mancos, 101 Grand Ave. in Mancos....

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Investigation rules out homicide in Mancos woman’s death

The death of a Mancos woman whose body was found in Summit Lake on May 12 was likely an accident, according to investigators at the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office. An autopsy was performed...

DATE: May 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos woman, 57, is found dead in Summit Reservoir

A body found Friday morning in Summit Reservoir has been identified as Madeline Scott, 57, of Mancos. Her death is under investigation, said Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. “There were no...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lightning starts house fire in central Cortez

CORTEZ – A strong thunderstorm hit the Four Corners on Tuesday, producing lightning that struck a house in central Cortez. The fire at 502 S. Madison St. start about 7 a.m. and spread to the...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Western Excelsior fire expected to smolder for days

MANCOS – Rain helped douse hot spots Tuesday at Western Excelsior, where the production plant, warehouses and offices burned Monday. Fire crews had contained the blaze by about 2 a.m. Tuesday but...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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

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