Sanctuary movement will call on Biden to free Rosa Sabido, others in sanctuary

Leaders of the National Sanctuary Collective will hold a virtual news conference Tuesday calling on President Joe Biden to free about 45 people who are in the country illegally and have taken up...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | UPDATED: 18 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Timber harvest considered north of Dolores

The San Juan National Forest is considering a vegetation management plan that includes logging ponderosa pine forests northeast of Dolores. An environmental assessment will be released in February...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Head-on collision kills Mancos woman on U.S. 160

One person died and others were taken to a hospital after a fiery head-on collision Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 160 between Cortez and Mancos. A 2017 white Chevy Trax and 2018 Chevy Express...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man found dead in camper fire

A man was found dead Saturday after a camper fire south of Cortez, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. The victim was identified as Eddie Dale Green, 63, of Cortez, according to...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Axis Health System vaccinates 240 people Saturday at clinic in Cortez

Cortez Integrated Healthcare inoculated 240 people age 70 or older Saturday with the Moderna coronavirus vaccine. Recipients of the vaccine fell under the state’s Phase 1B designation for the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

A look back in time: Century-old photos find new life in calendars

A mysterious box of century-old photographs depicting Navajo culture and Western pioneers has been brought to life by two old friends from Dolores. A calendar project called “Hogback in Time” was...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paradox Valley salt injection well could shut down

The Dolores and Colorado rivers could face lower water quality according to a recent decision by the Bureau of Reclamation that could cause the closure of the Paradox Valley Salinity Control...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Cortez man allegedly stabs girlfriend, then himself

A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend and breaking into his former wife’s home in Cortez will face formal charges Jan. 21 in Montezuma County Court. The suspect, Christopher Wheat, was arrested...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Patriots rally in Cortez to condemn election results

Honking horns and cheers could be heard Wednesday along Main Street in Cortez as supporters of President Donald Trump voiced concerns about the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election....

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation sees uncontrolled COVID-19 spread in 68 communities

The Navajo Department of Health has identified 68 communities with uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 from Dec. 11 to Dec. 24, according to a news release. The communities include Shiprock, Aneth,...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five new COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Montezuma County

Another senior assisted living facility in Cortez has reported a COVID-19 outbreak, and one resident has died from the disease, according to the weekly report from the Colorado Department of Public...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial reaches full capacity; COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Southwest Health System CEO Tony Sudduth has reported that Southwest Memorial Hospital has reached full capacity, as positive cases of the coronavirus continue to rise in Montezuma County. As of...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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