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1 year 9 months ago

Cortez city employees getting raises

CORTEZ, Colo. (AP) - Cortez Police Department employees and others on the city payroll are getting raises after a survey found they were earning less than the recommended minimum. The Cortez Journal reports ( ) that nearly half the city's 100 employees will get raises ranging from 1.25 to 5...

2 years 1 month ago

W. Colo. school board votes to arm administrators

CORTEZ, Colo. (AP) - A school board in western Colorado has decided to allow the district superintendent and a principal to carry firearms onto school grounds. The Cortez Journal reports the seven-member board that oversees schools in Dolores County voted unanimously Wednesday to allow the principal at Dove Creek High...

4 years 5 months ago

Rock slide kills Colorado hiker

A 30-year-old man has died from injuries after he was caught in a rock slide while hiking in southwestern Colorado. San Miguel County Coroner Robert Dempsey said John Arthur Merrill of Cortez was climbing El Diente Peak in the San Juan Mountains when he was injured. Another hiker saw...

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