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Sheriff Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 19

10:44 a.m. An officer was running radar on CR G when he saw a vehicle traveling faster than the posted speed limit of 40 mph. The radar read a clear and constant tone, as well as a visual reading of 65 mph. The officer initiated a traffic stop and asked the driver why she was going so fast. She said, “What? I was only going 60, maybe 61.” She was very uncooperative and kept insisting on letting her children out of the vehicle to urinate. The officer informed her that letting the children out of the vehicle during the traffic stop was just unsafe for...

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Thank you letters

Thank you to all firefighters

The White Cup Coffeehouse would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to all the firefighters and police who worked so hard to control and put out the fire in downtown Cortez...

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Pet of the week

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

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Wednesday, March 26

Diane Cherbak will be at the Cortez Cultural Center on March 26 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Bird’s Eye View Sneak Peak at the 10th annual Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding...

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Clubs and organizations

Dolores youth earns Eagle Scout badge

It took seven years, but Evan Moore of Boy Scout Troop 518, chartered by the Mancos Hose Company No. 1, reached a goal by earning his Eagle Scout badge.

The final step in the process was his Eagle project, refurbishing the walking bridge at Mancos State Park.

Evan began his tenure with the Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub in first grade in Cub Scout Pack 516, chartered with the Methodist Church in Dolores. In fifth grade, he completed Cub Scouts by earning the Arrow of Light and transferred to the Mancos Troop, since there was not a...

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