Category Archives: August 2020

Masks prompt clash between county, DA

Print this articleAs the United States continues to lose the war against COVID-19, with more than a thousand people dying from it daily at the end of July, a war of a different sort is also going on – between … Continue reading

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A proposed upheaval: Montezuma County is mulling major changes to its land-use plan

Print this articleThe Montezuma County commissioners are considering making drastic changes to the land-use plan, which has been in place with many of the same provisions since 1998. Changes suggested by the Planning and Zoning Commission include reducing the minimum … Continue reading

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Life during wartime: The coronavirus pandemic is causing increases in anxiety, anger and crime

Print this article“I’m so sad – I just cry and cry.” “In the past five days, four different people went off on me – all angry and yelling at me and I’m not even sure what I said to make … Continue reading

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Opposite views: Protests for and against Black Lives Matter rage in Cortez

Print this articleCortez’s Main Street has become a lively place to be on Saturday mornings. For weeks, people have turned out for a march organized by St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in support of the “Black Lives Matter” movement. It reflects … Continue reading

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