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Mancos Days queen announced

Approaching summer means that Mancos Days is drawing nearer. And in preparation for the annual celebration, the Montezuma County Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 5231 has selected Roma Ewing...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

David ‘Chethlahe’ Paladin: Painting the Dream

Kilgore American Indian Art will soon feature an exhibit focusing on the wide-ranging life and artwork of David “Chethlahe” Paladin. Paladin’s work was selected because of his influential role in...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival brings a crowd

Bands, food vendors, and river enthusiasts flocked to Joe Rowell Park for the Dolores River Festival. The festival, held Saturday, June 1, is sponsored by Greater Dolores Action, and raises money...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eighth graders find local Civil War connections

A few weeks ago, Bobby Sitton’s eighth grade class brought the Civil War to Cortez, both in the classroom and at the local cemetery. It’s an annual tradition for Sitton, a world studies teacher at...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School graduates 20 students

In a ceremony that celebrated diversity and highlighted students’ life paths, 20 students at Southwest Open School received diplomas Wednesday evening. The commencement ceremony was held outdoors...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Summer Nights back in town

Warmer weather and longer days have arrived, which means it’s time for a Mancos tradition: Grand Summer Nights. The festivities are sponsored by the Mancos Creative District, and take over downtown...

DATE: May 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A day of fiction

The Mancos School of the West is taking a literary turn in a few weeks, with a fiction-writing workshop led by author Lisa C. Taylor. Taylor uses characters to drive her writing, hence the class...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores grads celebrate commencement and a new chapter

Despite some last-minute weather obstacles, Dolores High School’s 100th graduating class celebrated commencement at a Saturday morning ceremony. Graduation was scheduled for the high school’s main...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Crew blasts boulder blocking Colorado 145

A crew on Sunday blasted one of two boulders that has shut down Colorado Highway 145 north of Dolores for two days, according to the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office. Trucks have begun hauling the...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Pine River Times news

Montezuma-Cortez seniors graduate, embark on heroic path

On a sunny Friday morning, over 100 Montezuma-Cortez High School seniors celebrated a new chapter in their life at this year’s commencement ceremony. It was sunflowers galore at this year’s...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools approve tax increase

The Montezuma-Cortez school board will put a mill levy override on the November ballot, which board members say will help increase teacher salaries. Specifically, the school district is looking to...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Creative District celebrates new mural

The Mancos Public Library has a new literary-themed mural, showcasing the artistic handiwork from local National Art Honor Society students. After months of planning and painting, the mural was...

DATE: May 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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