Family, friends helped during trying times

We would like to say thank you to all our friends and family that have helped us during our time of need.

We received cards, flowers, great...

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Cortez Police Blotter

Saturday, Aug. 30

12:58 a.m. A woman reported that her Toyota Tacoma was stolen after leaving it parked on Main Street in Cortez. She had dinner with a friend and later went to get the truck. A friend had gone to the car earlier and left the keys in it, the woman stated. The vehicle was later located at a bar in Cortez,the man driving the vehicle was arrested for stealing the truck and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Sunday, August 31

12:19 a.m. a three-car crash occurred at the 400 block of W. 7th St. in which one car ended up in the lawn...

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Thank you letters

Escalante raised funds for church

My name is Ida Mott president of the organization called the olive branch of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Dolores, Colo. When the Escalante Day celebration was held on...

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

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Thursday, Sept. 18

The Mancos Tree Board conducts a workshop on pruning street trees, concentrating on the area of Montezuma Avenue to First Street and Main to Aztec streets.

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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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