Folsom releases ‘Big Buffet’

More than a decade of musical inspiration came together for Herb Folsom during a winterlong song writing session that resulted in “The Big Buffet,” released this year. “Making this album has been...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Music

Archaeological center in Cortez reorganizes, lays off six

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has embarked on a reorganization that the center’s president, Deborah Gangloff, says will help streamline operations and emphasize revenue generation. Six...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez gets a new Dollar

Family Dollar is making its return to Cortez. Construction on the 8,200-square-foot store is expected to wrap up this year. The store is scheduled to open the first quarter of 2016, according to...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Dispute over pot plant erupts at a Cortez church

No charges were filed after an armed sheriff’s employee got into a dispute at a Cortez church over a missing marijuana plant. In a three-page report, Cortez Police Department Officer Mark Adkins...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Emergency signal set to improve near Mancos

Police and fire radio signal should get a bit stronger thanks to a multi-jurisdictional effort to place a new radio tower on top of Caviness Mountain near Mancos. The city of Cortez, on behalf of...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Box, Plentyholes elected to Ute Mountain council

TOWAOC – After her fifth campaign attempt, Marissa Box has finally landed a seat on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council. Incumbent Juanita Plentyholes was also re-elected. “I had a dream, and now...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Phil’s World at heart of planning battle

On the Alien Trail in Aztec mountain bikers ride through an oil field and pass a blaring pump jack that emits a haze of exhaust. Could that scene play out at Phil’s World biking park? The Bureau of...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma panel to advise BLM on wells

Montezuma County commissioners plan to form a committee to advise the Bureau of Land Management on an oil-and-gas master lease plan. If its conditions are met, the county said the seven-member...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sleeping Ute flower rebounds

A reassessment of threats to a rare wildflower found only on Ute Mountain Ute Tribal land in southwestern Colorado has convinced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the species no longer needs...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Century-old Rico mines require ongoing monitoring

The headwaters of the Dolores River share space with century-old mines similar to the Gold King Mine that spilled 3 million gallons of wastewater into the Animas River this August. But the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saddling up for Bernie Sanders

Mikel Carmon says the country needs Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to lead the way forward. To help get the word out about Sanders’ vision for Americans, she’s riding her horse...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Doughnuts and dinner in Cortez

A doughnut shop by day and a full-service restaurant with items like escargot, seared ostrich, french-style frog legs, steamed New Zealand fresh green lip mussels, is the latest eatery to set up...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Food

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