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Fire erupts at furniture store in downtown Cortez

Crates and old furniture broke out in flames shortly after 7 p.m. Monday at Town and Country Furnishings, 38 N. Linden St. in Cortez. The fire was limited to crates and old furniture on the back...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historical Society to host scanning events for historic photos

The Montezuma County Historical Society is developing a program for residents to share historical photos that show life in the region from the late 1800s to the 1950s. The new Montezuma Heritage...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annie Moses Band opens Southwest Colorado Concerts season

The Nashville-based Annie Moses Band will open the Southwest Colorado Concerts season at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium. The Juilliard-trained musicians, who have...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Update: Western Colorado’s first cold front of fall coming Wednesday

The first major cold front of fall is expected to arrive Wednesday in Western Colorado, dropping temperatures to 20 degrees below normal through Friday. The front will cool down eastern Utah and...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoke from prescribed burn visible north of Durango

The Dolores Ranger District is conducting several prescribed burns in the Boggy Draw area, north of Dolores. “Fire effects were excellent with moderate fire behavior,” said Matt Traynham, burn boss...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library to celebrate end of summer reading program

Cortez Public Library will celebrate the end of its summer reading program all day Aug. 2 at the library, 202 N. Park St. The celebration will include a prize drawing, handing out reward badges,...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Great Arizona Puppet Theater to be library’s final summer show

Great Arizona Puppet Theater will perform “Peter Rabbit” for the final performance of Cortez Public Library’s summer Family Entertainment Series. The performance will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, July...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Update: Mancos, La Plata, Animas rivers are near flood stage

Rivers in Southwest Colorado on Saturday again approached flood stage as warm weather sent snowmelt downstream overnight. The National Weather Service on Saturday issued flood advisories for the...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flood warning issued for Mancos River

The National Weather Service on Monday issued a flood advisory for the Mancos River until Thursday evening because of increasing snowmelt in the San Juan Mountains. Warm weather in Southwest...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Eli Tomac second in stormy Thunder Valley Motocross in Colorado

Eli Tomac finished second overall Saturday at Thunder Valley after winning Motocross 2 on a muddy track in his home state of Colorado. The weather in Lakewood gave riders fits early in the day, and...

DATE: June 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dolores archaeology museum showcases student art

The Bureau of Land Management will host an art and archaeology exhibition at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum. Students from the Southwest Open School in Cortez will exhibit...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Mancos Valley Chorus seeks director

The Mancos Valley Chorus is conducting a search for a choral director. A degree or equivalent experience in a musical field and enthusiasm to lead this choral group of 30 to 35 adults of varying...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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