Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Montezuma County reports second coronavirus death

The Montezuma County Public Health Department on Friday announced two new positive cases of COVID-19, including one resulting in death. The county has reported 12 positive cases, including two...

DATE: April 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County reports first death from COVID-19

The Montezuma County Public Health Department announced Thursday morning that the county has confirmed two new positive cases of COVID-19, one of which has resulted in a death. The two new cases...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Census underway in Cortez; coronavirus highlights need to participate

The 2020 census is underway, and leaders of the Montezuma County Counts campaign are urging locals to use their increased time at home to complete the survey. For the first time, the Census is...

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Collision with semitrailer kills Jeep driver in Montezuma County

An Arizona man was killed Monday morning when his Jeep collided with a semitrailer on U.S. Highway 491 near Lewis, the Colorado State Patrol said in a news release. About 9:38 a.m., a purple 1992...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

First positive case of COVID-19 in Montezuma County

The Montezuma County Public Health Department and Southwest Health System announced Saturday the county’s first positive case of COVID-19. According to Southwest Health System, officials were first...

DATE: March 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton to Dolores: Be wary of allowing OHVs on town streets

During a crowded forum in Dolores, panel of Silverton officials presented pros and cons of allowing off-highway vehicle use in town. Dolores voters will decide in the April 7 election whether to...

DATE: March 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Injured man rescued from Yellow Jacket Canyon

A Bureau of Land Management employee was rescued from Yellow Jacket Canyon on Thursday afternoon after he injured an ankle during a fall, said Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. The man, who...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Southwest Colorado snow expected in two bursts from Sunday through Tuesday

Two systems are expected to bring snow to Southwest Colorado in succession, with the first storm expected to move in today in the late afternoon or evening and a second stronger storm cell expected...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hemp hits the commodity wall

MANCOS – Farmers who have struggled for years with falling commodity prices have some advice for the wave of newbies who jumped into hemp as the next big thing: Grow up. Hemp biomass prices reached...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Charley, a patrol horse, dies: ‘He was a good horse,’ says sheriff

Charley, a mounted patrol horse with the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office, has died from illness, said Sheriff Steve Nowlin. Charley had been sick for several months, Nowlin said, and was being...

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

Montezuma County patrol horse Charley dies

Mounted patrol horse Deputy Charley of the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office, has died from illness, said Sheriff Steve Nowlin. Charley had been sick for several months, Nowlin said, and was being...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman unhurt after wandering off County Road P

Bev Muir is safe and sound after wandering off Montezuma County Road P and rolling her small SUV shortly after noon Tuesday, but she hopes her inattention and bad luck prompts pavement fixes....

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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