Boebert attends meeting about National Conservation Area in Montezuma County

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and her staff members attended the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners meeting in person Tuesday to hear a report about the idea of a National Conservation Area...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado livestock meeting addresses grazing, wolves

The annual meeting of the Southwest Colorado Livestock Association took place at a larger venue this year because of pandemic restrictions, and relevant topics important to ranching and agriculture...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Christmas Bird Count posts record numbers

Record bird sightings and two newly documented species were spotted during the 2020 Cortez Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 26, according to final results. “We had a great turnout this year, and a lot...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Man charged with stabbing girlfriend allegedly assaulted in jail

A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend , breaking into his wife’s home and endangering a child last month was allegedly assaulted by inmates Monday at the Montezuma County Detention Center....

DATE: Feb. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

18 active COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Montezuma County

Montezuma County has 18 active COVID-19 outbreaks, with 63 total positive cases, according to data released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The latest...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County expands historic road map

At the end of 2020, the Montezuma County Commissioners continued their effort to identify and assert historic rights of way across county and federal lands. In response, federal land agencies have...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man found dead in camper fire

A man was found dead Saturday after a camper fire south of Cortez, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. The victim was identified as Eddie Dale Green, 63, of Cortez, according to...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Patriots rally in Cortez to condemn election results

Honking horns and cheers could be heard Wednesday along Main Street in Cortez as supporters of President Donald Trump voiced concerns about the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election....

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

John Porter leaves legacy of water storage, McPhee Reservoir in Southwest Colorado

Legendary water manager John Porter, who died last week in Cortez, leaves a legacy as the champion of McPhee Reservoir who laid an enduring foundation for water storage and agriculture in Montezuma...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aspen Wall Wood fire continues to burn and smoke

The slash fire at the Aspen Wall Wood sawmill yard southeast of Dolores continues to burn and smolder more than a week after erupting into a firestorm that required two days to contain. The fire,...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Strong La Niña decreases chances for storms in Four Corners

Sorry skiers, ranchers and kayakers: Weather observers see no relief in sight for a persistent drought that has gripped the Four Corners. A strong La Niña weather pattern has helped shift the jet...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Love’s Travel Stop to replace M&M truck stop

Say goodbye to the graffiti-riddled abandoned M&M truck stop south of Cortez, and say hello to Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store. After more than a decade as an eyesore on the south porch of...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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