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Sales tax: Better than 2011

The city of Cortez sales tax for 2012 was better than 2011, up 4 percent with still one more month to go, according to figures released by the city.In the first 11 months of 2012 retail sales...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bridge Shelter named Enterprise Zone Project

The Bridge Emergency Shelter in Cortez has been approved as an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project by the Colorado Economic Development Commission (EDC) on November 8. This designation allows all...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local farmers, ranchers may be eligible for loans for losses

Montezuma, Archuleta, San Miguel, La Plata, and Dolores county farmers and ranchers may be eligible for low interest emergency loans, provided eligibility requirements are met, to help cover losses...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ag Expo monthly meeting

Four States Agricultural Exposition (www.FourStatesAgExpo.com) will hold its monthly Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m., at the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce, 928 East...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cold duck

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Many state offices closed on Monday

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many state offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21. State driver's license offices, the department of Public Health and Environment's vital records...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Peace march

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Not bad for government work?

Salaries for Montezuma County and city of Cortez employees in many instances are lower than other municipalities around the state.Salaries for elected officials in the county are tied to state...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

A proposal that's off target?

Montezuma County Sheriff Dennis Spruell's views on gun control and proposed new laws relating to this matter mirror what other numerous law enforcement agencies across the country are...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shelter sees effects of frigid blast

The Bridge Emergency Shelter in Cortez has seen a shifting clientele since the temperatures started dropping to dangerous lows.Shelter manager Donna Boyd said there have been many more people...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planning for new high school

DATE: Jan. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

New commissioners get to work

It's a new year, but the impassioned debate over motorized access to public lands isn't going away. In early December, Dolores District Ranger Derek Padilla released a final decision - Modified...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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