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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

Lunch delivery

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

Colo. delegates prepare for debt fight

DENVER – When Congress gets back to work next month, people shouldn’t expect to see a comprehensive immigration bill pass. Instead, the country should get ready for another fight on the national...

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

Honoring MLK

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

High bid trims plan for airport upgrades

The Cortez Municipal Airport was cleared for takeoff Tuesday to move forward with nearly $3 million in improvements. The Cortez City Council voted Tuesday to award Four Corners Materials a...

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

Convicted sex offender indicted

A convicted sex offender has been indicted on nine new felony counts of sexual assault on a child. The Montezuma County grand jury indicted Andrew Allmon, 55, of 600 N. State St. earlier this week,...

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

Pet of the week

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

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