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Hitchhiker near Cortez gets three years for stabbing driver

Travis Clitso, 25, of Pinon, Arizona, has been sentenced in federal court to three years and one month in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon in Indian Country. According to a news release...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Earthquake again hits Colorado near Utah border

A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was recorded Tuesday in the Paradox Valley about 4 miles south of Bedrock, according to the U.S. Geological Survey and University of Utah Seismograph Stations. It was...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Christmas tree permits available from forest

Christmas tree permits are available to buy with local vendors and online through Details about designated cutting areas, dates and types of trees that may be cut can be found on...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

National Sanctuary Collective to petition Biden for immigrants’ freedom

The National Sanctuary Collective – Colectivo Santuario – plans to hold a news conference Wednesday to deliver a petition asking former Vice President Joe Biden to free residents living in...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Library to host virtual Craftapalooza

Adriene Ratican with the Montelores Early Childhood Council will demonstrate a craft for the Cortez Public Library’s Virtual Craftapalooza at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 on Zoom. Participants may craft along...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Eli Tomac’s race goes up in smoke at Loretta Lynn National in Tennessee

Eli Tomac of Cortez began his defense of his AMA Motocross title this month with a third-place finish last week and a maddening 16th-place finish Saturday at the Loretta Lynn National after his...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Onward! announces scholarship recipients

Onward! A Legacy Foundation, a community foundation dedicated to the philanthropic health of Southwest Colorado, has awarded educational scholarships to local students. Nicci Crowley, Onward!...

DATE: July 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Firefighters strengthen perimeter of Mesa Verde’s Morefield Fire

A lightning-caused wildfire that started Saturday on the southeast side of Mesa Verde National Park had grown to 46 acres as of Monday, said Cristy Brown, spokeswoman for the park. There was...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Mesa Verde fire grows to 46 acres

A wildfire on the southeast side of Mesa Verde National Park grew to 46 acres by Sunday morning. According to Larry Helmerick, a fire information officer at the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination...

DATE: June 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac wins AMA Supercross title in Salt Lake City

Eli Tomac of Cortez won the AMA Supercross championship Sunday in Salt Lake City. It was the first supercross title of his career. Zach Osborne won the final race of the series. Jason Anderson, who...

DATE: June 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Eli Tomac nearly clinches Supercross title

Eli Tomac of Cortez, racing Wednesday night with a chance to clinch his first AMA Supercross title, bolted from 12th to second place in a tight, heated race in Salt Lake City. He’ll return to...

DATE: June 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Eli Tomac places third after fast but bumpy start in fifth Salt Lake supercross

Eli Tomac of Cortez placed third Sunday in the fifth supercross race in Salt Lake City after a fast start that quickly fell apart in the first lap. After the gate dropped at Rice-Eccles Stadium,...

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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