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Avalanche work will cause delays Monday on S.W. Colorado passes

The Colorado Department of Transportation cautioned drivers Sunday night that avalanche mitigation work will cause delays on U.S. Highway 160 at Wolf Creek Pass and in the U.S. 550 mountain...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowstorm hits Four Corners; avalanche danger rises; schools close

CORTEZ – An major 48-hour snowstorm in Montezuma County will taper off today in the lower elevations, but could hang on into the evening in the mountains. “It is winding down, but there could be...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hope Montezuma offers support films for young people

Hope Montezuma, a local youth support group, will host two free films and discussion at the Dolores Community Center. At 6:30 p.m. March 6, the film “Angst” will be shown to raise awareness about...

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

New York folk band headed for Dolores

The Sea The Sea, an indie folk band from New York, will play the Dolores River Brewery on Feb. 10. Their 2014 debut release, “Love We Are We Love” received praise from National Public Radio and...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Avalanche advisory in effect until Monday night

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has issued a “special avalanche advisory” in effect for the Colorado mountains through 8 p.m. Monday. “Since January 11, the CAIC has documented 10 people...

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

San Juan Basin Beef Symposium will have a drought focus

The annual San Juan Basin Beef Symposium at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds will focus this year on resiliency, profitability and herd health. The symposium will be held Feb. 6 at the Montezuma...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Community Band to resume practice in Cortez

The Four Corners Community Band will resume practice from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday beginning Jan. 14 at First Baptist, 100 N. Market St., in Cortez. The voluntary band, made up of members...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Four Corners Film Office to go under Durango Film Institute

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announced this week that the Four Corners Film Office program will move under the Durango Film Institute. The Durango Film...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Meteors, blood moon, Mercury’s crossing coming to Southwest’s sky

Stargazers in Southwest Colorado will start the new year with a glimpse of a meteor shower as the Quadrantids streak through the sky on Thursday and Friday. And a super blood moon is coming in...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche warning is in effect in San Juans, La Platas

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has announced that an avalanche warning is in effect for the southern San Juan Mountains through 8 a.m. Wednesday. The warning came after a storm that...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gulliford plans Cortez visit to present book about Four Corners sheep families

The Montezuma County Historical Society invites the public to a lecture and book signing featuring Andrew Gulliford, author of “The “Woolly West: Colorado’s Hidden History of Sheepscapes,” on Jan....

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Florida men plead guilty in 10-month poaching case

Two Florida men have pleaded guilty in a poaching operation that killed at least three mule deer and six pronghorn in Elbert and Lincoln counties. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers allege the...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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