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Night photography at the Mancos Public Library

Local photographer Lanny Wagner is giving a presentation on night photography at the Mancos Public Library on March 14. Wagner, a retired Bureau of Land Management employee, formerly served as the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver suspected in hit-and-run detained by Mancos officers

Mancos law-enforcement officers stopped a car on Feb. 14 that was involved in a hit-and-run accident, heading westbound from La Plata County. According to Marshal Justen Goodall, Cortez dispatch...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mancos marshal speaks about priorities, community values

Justen Goodall, a former Montezuma County patrol deputy, officially assumed the post of Mancos marshal on Feb. 1. He replaces former Marshal Jason Spruell, who announced his resignation in October...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board looking at student progress data tonight

The Dolores school board is set to receive progress reports for students at all levels during a regular meeting Thursday night. For students at the elementary and secondary levels, the board will...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mount Lookout Grange is named Project of the Year

The Mount Lookout Grange has been named the 2018 Project of the Year by the Mancos Valley Resources Board and was honored at the group’s annual meeting this week. Mancos Valley Resources, a...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Principal Jason Wayman resigning from Montezuma-Cortez High

Montezuma-Cortez High School will be seeing some new leadership soon, as Principal Jason Wayman has decided to step down at the end of this school year. The high school on Friday emailed a letter...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kiva school’s plan for temporary locations moves forward

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of a conditional use permit that would allow the Children’s Kiva Montessori School to operate in two downtown buildings. Officials...

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

Dolores Elementary Schoolarama gets magical

Witches, warlocks and Muggles united at Dolores Elementary School Thursday night for the annual “Schoolarama.” The event – as you might guess – was Harry Potter-themed, and allowed families to...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire chars rented mobile home in Cortez

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson Sunday night after a small fire charred part of the mobile home he was renting, according to the Cortez Police Department. Police officials were called...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez honor society plans blood drive

The National Honor Society from the Montezuma-Cortez High School will host a blood drive throughout the school day on Thursday. It is one of two drives the school’s honor society hosts every year....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools, communities respond to Towaoc teenagers' deaths

Two Montezuma-Cortez Middle School students died by suicide this weekend, and two high school students attempted suicide in the past week, shaking the neighboring communities of Towaoc and Cortez....

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Dolores school board finalizes salary range for superintendent

The Dolores school board decided on a salary range and benefits package for the new superintendent as it moves forward in its search process. After deliberating, the District RE-4A Board of...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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