7th Ave to bring innovative vocal show to Cortez

The vocal group 7th Ave, which combines elements of pop, swing, rockabilly, country and a little theater, will bring its innovative arrangements to Cortez for a concert at 7 p.m. March 28. Brought...

DATE: March 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Cortez man gets probation in drug, domestic violence cases

After Chief Judge Douglas Walker on Thursday sentenced Cortez resident Derrick Jim to probation and time served, he issued a warning to the man with four cases in Montezuma County and active...

DATE: March 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy, recruit recovering after close call with chase suspect in Montezuma County

A man on Sunday led officers from multiple agencies on a high-speed, 50-mile chase through Dolores and Mancos before he crashed and was arrested on U.S. Highway 160 east of Cortez. A deputy and a...

DATE: March 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Dolores County deputy sentenced in child sex assaults

Former Dolores County Sheriff’s Office deputy Joshua Hemphill was sentenced in February in two separate Colorado judicial districts to 15 years to life for sexual offenses against children....

DATE: March 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man faces up to 3 years in prison for domestic violence

A Cortez man pleaded guilty Tuesday to an act of domestic violence with an agreement to cap his possible prison sentence at three years with the Colorado Department of Corrections. Gabriel N....

DATE: March 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah oil spill reaches San Juan River

A pipeline break discovered March 1 in southeast Utah spilled a mixture of oil and produced water that reached the San Juan River near Montezuma Creek, according to the Environmental Protection...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill would expand Yucca House National Monument

Yucca House National Monument south of Cortez would grow six times larger under legislation introduced this week in Congress. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and Sen. Cory Gardner, both Colorado...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Backcountry skier killed in avalanche near Lizard Head Pass

CORTEZ – A backcountry skier was killed Sunday after being buried by an avalanche near Lizard Head Pass, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center . The man was identified as Scott...

DATE: March 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez woman suffers concussion after City Market sprinkler fails

An 81-year-old Cortez woman suffered a concussion at City Market on Friday when a sprinkler head that was part of a voluntary recall spontaneously failed. Cortez Fire Chief Jay Balfour on Saturday...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘The Music Man’ coming to Cortez in high school production

Trombones, conniving salesmen and a barbershop quartet are marching in to Montezuma-Cortez High School next week, for the high school theater department’s opening weekend of “The Music Man.” The...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Sergeant cleared in shooting of armed, ‘depressed’ Mancos man

A Colorado State Patrol sergeant who fatally shot an armed Mancos man after a rollover on Thanksgiving Day in Gunnison County will not face criminal charges, according to District Attorney Dan...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four States Ag Expo coming to Montezuma County Fairgrounds

Get prepared for the farming and ranching season at the Four States Agricultural Exposition on March 14-16. The long-running tradition at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds is in its 37th year and...

DATE: March 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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