A former Montezuma County undersheriff charged with using taxpayer money to pay for personal items, including firearms, tried to sell three of those weapons by posting classified newspaper ads, according to recently unsealed court documents.
A juvenile charged in the Weber Canyon Fire has been sentenced for starting the fire burning near Mancos last summer.
Montezuma County sheriff’s officials have arrested someone in connection with a fire in southwest Colorado that prompted evacuations of 30 homes.
A wildfire burning out of control in Montezuma County has grown to 100 acres and it now reportedly threatening structures and forcing evacuations.
One wildfire in southwest Colorado is fully contained, but others are still burning as dry conditions persist.
Investigators tracing the origins of the Weber Canyon Fire buring near Mancos are questioning a person of interest in the case.
An increase in Spanish speakers could require 16 more Colorado counties to provide election materials in that language.
On this year’s list of Colorado’s most endangered places is an important part of the history of the city of Cortez — one of the remaining structures that brought a vital resource to the valley — water.