Who pays for the culvert? MVIC seeking judgment against county

Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. is seeking a court judgment in a dispute with the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners over which entity has the responsibility to pay for a replacement culvert....

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wood stove blamed in early morning Cortez fire

A house fire in Cortez early Tuesday morning was attributed to an improperly vented wood-burning stove. Cortez Police Lt. Andy Brock said two people were in the home, on North Edith Street, when...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey: Cortez residents support fiber but are unhappy with internet speeds

About 80 percent of households that were surveyed about internet services say they are unhappy with their internet speeds. Telecom specialists at CCG Consulting, of North Carolina, conducted a...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trash bills expected to go up in Montezuma County

Local waste haulers told Montezuma County commissioners and a landfill manager that a recycling program and steep increase in disposal fees will be a challenge for their businesses. In October,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lakefront home proposed on Lake Totten west of Cortez

Four partners have a plan to subdivide and sell eight lots of lakefront property on Lake Totten to prospective homebuilders. The proposed lots would be the first homes directly on the lakefront....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man removed from sex offender registry

A 22nd Judicial District judge ruled Thursday that a Dolores man is no longer required to register as a sex offender. Dustin Ray Wall, 30, pleaded guilty in June 2014 to sexual assault and...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candelaria industrial subdivision moving forward north of Cortez

Jim Candelaria received two items of good news on Tuesday night. In addition to winning the election for Montezuma County Board of Commissioners, the Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Marc Catlin easily defeats Cagin for Colorado House 58 seat

Republican Rep. Marc Catlin, of Montrose, has been elected to represent the 58th District House of Representative seat in the Colorado Legislature. Districtwide, he got 62.97 percent of the vote...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters retain two judges in Montezuma and Dolores counties

Voters in Montezuma and Dolores counties have retained 22nd Judicial District Judge Todd Jay Plewe and Montezuma County Court Judge JenniLynn Lawrence. Based on incomplete results as of 8:30 p.m.,...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Race for Montezuma County commissioner goes down to the wire

Preliminary results in the election for District 1 of the Montezuma County Commission show it is a close race between Republican Jim Candelaria and Democrat MB McAfee with about 1,376 ballots to...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voter turnout in Montezuma County at least 65 percent

Montezuma County is seeing high turnout for the 2018 midterm elections, according to the Colorado secretary of state and the Montezuma County clerk. By 7 p.m. Tuesday, 10,800 ballots had been...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bodybuilder, 62, to compete after open-heart surgery

Brian Killigrew set a lofty goal as he sunk deeper into his hospital bed during 15 days in November and December of 2017. Killigrew, a 62-year-old Mancos resident, said he felt depressed and...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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