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City of Cortez Receives Funds to Buy Land for Park at Site of Former High School

The City of Cortez has received almost $170,000 from the State of Colorado's Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) to purchase land to build a park in the former location of the Montezuma-Cortez High School.

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The Navajo Nation has canceled a horse hunt that was planned for the Carrizo Mountains near Teec Nos Pos in Arizona, but the nation’s feral-horse problem remains.

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Two Montezuma County residents are seeking a stay of a proposed expansion of the Phil’s World bicycle trail system east of Cortez.

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A temporary employee of the Mancos School District is facing charges after allegedly reporting a false threat to the school on Friday.

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The February 14th school shooting in Parkland, Florida has brought up national questions about gun safety, law enforcement practices, and the safety of schools in general.

Over 30 on-air volunteers at KSJD create much of the programming you love to hear on our airwaves. This audio tribute to our volunteers was put together by Bonnie Bryant (aka DJ Nova) for the 2018 KSJD On-Air Volunteer Celebration on February 23rd, 2018. These are the voices of KSJD!

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The president of the Navajo Nation is calling on the Trump administration to hurry up and find a director for the Indian Health Service.

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An environmental group based in Montana has put up a billboard south of Cortez calling on Congressman Scott Tipton, a Republican representing the Third Congressional District, to “keep your promise to protect our land.”

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A reported threat involving Mancos High School triggered increased security in schools across Montezuma County on Friday.

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Dave Stevens will appear in Cortez on Friday, March 2nd as part of the City of Cortez's TEZ Talks series. He'll speak to students and community members about his life story and his views on overcoming obstacles.

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Darla Sanders, Director of the Cortez Veterans Public Outreach Center, about the recent relocation of the center, what services the center provides, and how the new location will better serve area vets.


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A sweet blend of blues, Americana, and R&B at the Sunflower Theatre on Thursday, March 22nd at 7:00pm