Karen Dickson / Montezuma County

Updated 5:35 p.m., June 30

Firefighters have started containing two wildfires in Montezuma County that began during a weekend of high fire danger.

KSJD Local Newscast - June 26, 2020

Jun 26, 2020

KSJD Local Newscast - June 25, 2020

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KSJD Local Newscast - June 24, 2020

Jun 24, 2020

Courtesy of Erin Johnson

At the end of 1917, Dr. Emil Johnson, an immigrant from Sweden, opened a hospital in Cortez. It stretched between two cottages, had ten beds, and shared his name—the Johnson Hospital. It was located on Main Street, at the modern-day site of the Turquoise Inn across from City Market.