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PCC Southwest awards 123 degrees and certificates

Pueblo Community College Southwest kicked off the local graduation season on May 11 by awarding 123 degrees and certificates in a ceremony at Montezuma-Cortez High School. The college’s president,...

DATE: May 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos FoodShare providing free lunches at library

Mancos FoodShare will offer free lunches to local children and teenagers this summer. The program aims to fill a food gap when students are out of school. It will take place at the Mancos Public...

DATE: May 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos celebrates spring with Bloom fundraiser

Dozens of locals turned out on a sunny Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Mancos Bloom fundraiser at the Mount Lookout Grange. The event celebrates spring along with raising funds to support...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez updates open records request policy

The city of Cortez has updated its records policy to comply with Colorado open records law and be more accessible, according to staff. The policy aims to ensure “prompt and equitable service to...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos residents protest ICE detentions

Around two dozen Mancos residents gathered in front of the local car wash Thursday morning to oppose recent activity by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The protest comes after...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marchino comes to Mancos Secondary School

John Marchino, recently selected as the new secondary principal for Mancos School District RE-6A, is set to begin his post in the upcoming school year. He joins the district from Dolores, where he...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos preschoolers celebrate new garden

Mancos preschool students have a new garden on site. It’s part of the Montezuma School to Farm Project, a nonprofit that offers hands-on gardening classes to students and schools throughout the...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos board talks encroachment issues

The Mancos Town Board debated uses of encroachment permits and easements at its May 8 meeting. The issue arose when a property owner sought to convert a backyard structure into an accessory...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New education center opens at Fozzie’s Farm

Montezuma Land Conservancy members and supporters ushered in a new education center at the organization’s own Fozzie’s Farm during an open house Thursday afternoon. Fozzie’s Farm is a farm...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lewis-Arriola fifth graders run ‘Our Town’

Lewis-Arriola Elementary students have set up shop in Alison Robinson’s classroom. It’s part of the “Our Town” project she started when she began working at the school six years ago, as part of an...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Black Hawk in Cortez

A Black Hawk helicopter touched down at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School Tuesday afternoon as part of an annual anti-drug campaign. Members of the Colorado National Guard – some of whom flew in via...

DATE: May 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Elementary School dismissing week early

Mancos Elementary School students will be released a week early from school this May because of the large construction project underway. The early release on May 16 is intended to give teachers...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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