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Death of cyclist in Dolores under investigation

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Mancos cyclist who apparently crashed his mountain bike in Dolores on Tuesday afternoon. Emergency personnel were called to the...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Indian restaurant opens on Cortez Main Street

A new Indian restaurant has opened on Main Street in Cortez. Mirch Masala held its grand opening on Nov. 10 after moving into the space formerly occupied by Nero’s Italian Restaurant. The manager,...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Residents urged to take precautions during rutting season

Rutting season for deer in Colorado is at its peak, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds residents to be cautious and avoid conflict. Bucks are territorial and loaded with testosterone while...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango soccer survives scare against Mitchell, advances to second round of playoffs

It was a little too close for comfort, but the ninth-ranked Durango High School boys soccer team advanced to the second round of the Colorado High School Activities Association’s 4A boys soccer...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

National Park Service survey finds widespread harassment

Nearly 40 percent of National Park Service employees experienced some form of harassment over a 12-month period, according to long-awaited survey results released by the agency. The survey assessed...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-car crash shuts down Broadway near Cortez

A three-vehicle collision Friday afternoon resulted in multiple injuries and shut down U.S. Highway 491 near County Road N. Cortez and Lewis-Arriola firefighters, Colorado State Patrol troopers and...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region 9 report reveals slight job growth in Montezuma County

Data recently released by the Region 9 Economic Development District show a slight increase in the number of jobs in Montezuma County in 2016, especially in the service sector. Region 9 economic...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photographer shares tips for shooting night sky

The latest artist-in-residence at Mesa Verde National Park gave photography-minded visitors a free guide to the night sky. Chris Eaton, a fine art photographer from Grand Junction, took nighttime...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrian struck by car on north Main

Northbound traffic was temporarily reduced to one lane Tuesday evening after a pedestrian was hit by a car on north Main Avenue. John Dever with the Durango Police Department said two men were...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Here’s why you pay $249 to fly to Denver from Cortez

When Boutique Air raised its ticket prices in Cortez this summer, some customers accused the airline of unfair pricing. The reality is more complex. Boutique started serving the Cortez Municipal...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rosa Sabido marks 100 days at Mancos sanctuary

Mancos residents gathered at the town’s United Methodist Church on Sunday to honor Cortez resident Rosa Sabido’s 100th day in sanctuary there. Sabido, a Mexican national, was told in May that her...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos welcomes visitors from its French sister city

Dozens of Mancos residents gathered at Mount Lookout Grange on Labor Day to welcome a group of tourists from their sister city in France. Several Mancos residents have spent months preparing for...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News