Kind words for firefighters

Thank you for the kind article. We just wanted to thank all the departments involved in Tri State and every department in the county.


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Sheriff’s blotter


Sunday, Aug. 3

2:18 p.m. A man reported someone broke into his truck and removed a large number of items, including tools, paint supplies and a sleeping bag. The driver’s side window was also broken. A person told the victim they may have seen the vehicle the suspect was driving and told him where it was parked. A sergeant contacted the suspect and located all the stolen items in the back of the vehicle. The sergeant arrested the man for first-degree criminal trespass.

Obstructing a peace officer

Friday, Aug.1

10:12 a.m. A deputy...

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Thank you letters

Thank You Letter: Thank you to balloon fest sponsors and volunteers

The Cortez Rendezvous would like to say a very special "Thank You" to the sponsors of this event. The sponsors are: City of Cortez, Lisa De Kramer(Cobalt...

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Pet of the week

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

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Saturday, Aug. 16

Dirt Riot 4x4 Endurance Racing at BattleRock Offroad Park, 5740 County Road G. Gates open at 9 a.m. Full-day action, with food vendors. More than 40...

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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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