Austin Cope

Voters in the city of Cortez will be asked this spring whether to extend a sales tax to help fund the Recreation Center, but at a reduced amount.

Austin Cope

The Southwest Farm Fresh Co-op and the Good Samaritan Center got a green light Tuesday night from the Cortez City Council to operate a center that will store, sell, and distribute locally produced foods.

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Some studies estimate that children get only 4-7 minutes of unstructured play outdoors. But a group of 18 local organizations, called the Montezuma Inspire Coalition, recently received a 1.8 million dollar grant from Great Outdoors Colorado to try to increase that quantity.

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The Dolores Public Library is kicking off its “Winter Tales” lecture series on Thursday, January 11th at 6pm with a talk by Dolores explorer and retired veterinarian Carolyn Gunn. She will talk about her time spent working at a base camp for a mountaineering expedition in northern Pakistan in 1987.  KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with her to learn more about her experience. Click below to listen.

Austin Cope

The new chairman of the Montezuma County commission plans to start holding half-hour work sessions before the regular weekly meetings, but another commissioner says he won’t attend, and questions remain about whether the sessions will be open to the public.