This is Clarise, a wonderful adult patch tabby calico. She would make a great indoor or outdoor kitty. Cortez Animal Shelter hours are Monday throug...

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Cortez Police Blotter

Wednesday, Oct. 1

1:29 p.m. A bad parking job led to an arrest after a business in the 2400 block of E. Main St. reported that someone parked halfway in the road and the parking lot. When that person was contacted, it was discovered that she had a warrant for her arrest and had been drinking.

Wednesday, Oct. 1

5:32 p.m. An officer responded to the McAndrew Baseball Fields for a report of an intoxicated male subject yelling at children. The man was apparently inside the dugout and yelling at children as they entered the field to play baseball. When the officer...

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Thank you letters

Thank You Letter: Family thankful for help and support

The family of Verna Jane Yeomans wishes to thank the members of our extended family and our friends who helped and gave support during our loss. We sincerely thank you...

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Pet of the week

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

Email announcements to and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and the calendar may be edited for length and content.

Friday, Oct. 17

Farewell to Mancos Chamber administrator Marianne Griffin and husband Bill Griffin at the Columbine Bar on W Grand in Mancos,5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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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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