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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

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

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