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PHOTOS: Feathered festival

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested after high-speed chase

A local man was arrested after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase from Cortez toward Towaoc Sunday.Kenneth Bancroft, 18, is accused of nearly colliding with a vehicle while driving a...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 budget battle begins

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is trying to find a way to trim $1.2 million off its 2012-13 budget due to some budget decisions in past years that could be reversed in the upcoming...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

City looks at new pot rules

The Cortez City Council is taking a first stab at regulating medical marijuana caregivers on a municipal level.Although caregivers may not be banned due to protections under the Colorado...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Treasure of Cortez kicks off Wednesday

Land ho, ye scurvy mates.The Treasure of Cortez will “wash ashore” next month, but buccaneers will have to weave a trail of clues if they want to unlock the secret to glittering booty.Local...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Walking for funds

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stamp Out Hunger food drive is today

The Cortez branch of the United States Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers have announced their 2012 Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Today (May 12), letter carriers across...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted at least two weeks in...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Employee sentenced for embezzlement

Former Montezuma County administration employee Mary Ann Sanders was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and three years probation for the embezzlement of thousands of dollars in public funds....

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

County looks at zoning issue

After two public hearings, the Montezuma County Commission Monday afternoon approved amendments to the county’s land use code.Included in the land use code is rezoning the unzoned parcels of land...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Super moon

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez celebrates its history next week

Cortez will make history next week.Mayor Dan Porter has declared May 15 as Cortez Historic Preservation Week, and local historians have organized events to celebrate the community’s past.Although...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News