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Beautification begins on S. Broadway Drivers can expect one-lane closures

A city plan to beautify the southern corridor of Cortez will focus attention on public safety issues before any aesthetic components are accomplished. The first phase of the city’s 2013 Median...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Ranger District opens two logging roads to allow access to firewood

The Dolores Ranger District has opened two temporary logging roads to allow firewood gatherers access to downed aspen and spruce. There is aspen and spruce slash that is scattered on the ground...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

People are encouraged to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man who prompted Dolores lockdown in custody

A man who provoked the lockdown of the Dolores Re-4A school has been apprehended without incident in Dolores. The school campus had been on lockdown since late this morning in response to a report...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man who prompted Dolores lock down in custody

A man who provoked the lockdown of the Dolores Re-4A school has been apprehended without incident in Dolores. The school campus had been on lockdown since late this morning in response to a report...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

People are encouraged to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Aug. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

TDRs preserve water and agricultural land

Residents and Montezuma County commissioners currently are debating setbacks, but another part of the Dolores Valley Plan is commercial and residential density controls managed under a transferable...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

County considers relocating courts

Montezuma County and the 22nd Judicial District courts are trying to negotiate the best way forward for a temporary remodel of the county courthouse, with an eventual goal of a new justice center....

DATE: Aug. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Virus returns to county

The Montezuma County Health Department has confirmed that at least one person in the county has contracted the West Nile virus this season. Director Lori Cooper reported that a state lab verified...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Calling all good Samaritans

When school starts, the Good Samaritan Center in Cortez experiences an influx of people needing assistance. “A lot of families have spent their money on school supplies,” said Cindy Irvin,...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

New pot shops on hold

At a public hearing Tuesday, no one spoke for or against a city moratorium that bans recreational marijuana dispensaries for the next 10 months. With no objections received, the Cortez City Council...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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