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  • A dead man was found Saturday inside a boat in a Cortez yard, but foul play is not suspected.
  • Democrats in Utah are calling for more information about the costs and results of a legal analysis of a possible lawsuit to demand federal public lands be transferred to the state.


  • Cortez School District Superintendent Alex Carter’s last day will be February 29th.
  • For a fourth consecutive year, spruce beetles have caused widespread tree mortality in Colorado.


  • The benefits of pumped-up recreation would be many, but to truly harvest them, Montezuma County may need a sales tax.


  • New report shows that many Coloradoans who are eligible for food stamps are not receiving them.


  • Voters in the town of Mancos are set to choose a new mayor and decide a ballot question in April.
  • Environmental groups are praising a newly proposed Interior Department rule aimed at reducing venting, flaring, and leaks of natural gas.


  • Municipal elections in some southwest Colorado towns may be canceled if not necessary due to unopposed candidates.
  • A decision on Superfund status for mining pollution near Silverton may be delayed.


  • The Montezuma County commissioners sparred with Dolores District Manager Derek Padilla of the Forest Service on Monday over two perennially contentious issues: weed control and roads.


  • Environmental groups denounce a sweeping public-lands bill proposed for eastern Utah.


  • A proposed trail for cyclists, pedestrians, and equestrians leading from Cortez to Mancos has been named one of the highest priority trail projects in Colorado.


  • Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District struggles with what to do with their old high school building that contains asbestos.

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