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Sgt. Michael Moran remembered as ‘hero, dad, son and friend’ at Cortez service

Moran was shot and killed in the line of duty last Wednesday

Senior Center Calendar

Durango/La Plata Senior Center 2424 Main Ave., 382-6445 Monday 9:30 a.m.: Tai-Chi. 10:30 a.m.: Watch Your Step – Marvel. 10:45 a.m.: Chair Yoga. 12:30 p.m.: Duplicate bridge....

Towns in Southwest Colorado plan Veterans Day celebrations

Cortez will host a parade, and Dolores and Mancos will provide music and pancake events

Local students named to dean’s list at Fort Lewis College

The Fort Lewis College’s dean’s list for the Spring 2023 semester has been released. These students took at least 15 credits of gradable hours and achieved a 3.60 or higher grade-point avera...

Reward offered for the capture of the killer of two beloved Onaqui stallions

The horses were found shot to death in Utah on March 19

Hospital reverses decision to close birthing center, but questions remain

New CEO will start work July 24; hospital board again faces criticism

Colorado Department of Public Health urges caution after plague case in Montezuma County

It is thought the plague was contracted on private property

Cortez teenager pleads guilty to stabbing mother to death in 2022

Teen’s lawyers attempt a plea agreement; family pushes back

Annual Cortez Celtic Fair to take place June 24 at Parque de Vida

The fair is free to the public and offers multiple activities, demonstrations and vendors

Community workshop to be held

The state of Colorado is hosting a community workshop from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Sitter Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Under the direction of Gov. Jared Polis, facilitators...

President of Anschutz Family Foundation thanks Durango

Congratulations to Durango and Southwest Colorado for hosting a very successful Southwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days event. On behalf of the Anschutz Family Foundation, I wish to expre...

Southwest Memorial Hospital announces layoffs to help keep birthing center open

Layoffs follow backlash that surrounded plan to close birthing center