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Pueblo villages thrived on Mesa Verde escarpment

The next time you look south toward the Mesa Verde escarpment, imagine prehistoric Pueblo villages from 1,000 years ago with reservoirs, farms, stone dwellings, kivas and perhaps signal fires to...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain of tires being shredded at Montezuma County Landfill

A tire collection and recycling program at the Montezuma County landfill has been successful. More than 26,000 tires were brought to the landfill by hundreds of residents as part of an effort to...

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

‘Take a Boater Farming’ brings Dolores River stakeholders together

The Dolores River is the lifeblood of Montezuma County – and has a whole host of stakeholders, including boaters, farmers and recreationists. In recognition of this, the Dolores River Boating...

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

Kokanee spawn less than expected on Dolores River

Few kokanee salmon will be available for the public fish giveaway in Dolores Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. because of a weak spawn up the Dolores River, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. However, there...

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

Update: Coal seam fire burns north of Dolores

A coal seam fire has been discovered burning underground 15 miles northeast of Dolores in the San Juan National Forest. Forest Service personnel discovered the fire Oct. 9. It is burning along a...

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

BLM proposes new trails, parking lots and e-bike access

Do you support more trails, better parking and roads or have specific concerns about e-bikes, archaeological sites or wildlife on local Bureau of Land Management lands? Now is the chance to...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Ute Mountain Utes elect Heart with strong support

Ute Mountain Utes have again elected Manuel Heart to lead the 2,100-member tribe in Southwest Colorado. In a landslide victory Friday, Heart earned 231 votes to become the next tribal chairman,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 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

Lantern Fest in Cortez will put gardens to bed

The Common Ground Cortez Community Gardens will be put to bed next week, and gardeners are marking the event with a Lantern Fest. The event is intended to encourage community members to connect art...

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

Lost Canyon wildfire south of Dolores is contained

Fire crews on Friday mopped up a wildfire that broke out Thursday morning south of Dolores, said Dolores Fire Chief Mike Zion. The 2-acre Lost Canyon Fire torched trees and created spot fires in...

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

Ceremony held for Mesa Verde’s early boosters

The Colorado General Federation of Women’s Clubs is celebrating its 125th anniversary by honoring early members who played a key role in the establishment of Mesa Verde National Park in 1906. On...

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

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