Sheek: Libraries change lives and strengthen communities

I am a retired librarian so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that one of my favorite places in Cortez is our local library. The libraries of today are very different from the ones many of us grew up...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

Sheek: a thriving community, suggestion box, bill pay and jazz

Curious to understand why some rural Colorado communities located in the same geographic area with similar populations and assets thrive while others do not, the Colorado Office of Economic...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

It’s summer and time to enjoy our recreational assets

Hooray for summer! Now that it’s finally here, this is a good time to highlight our Parks and Rec Department. They have a lot going on, and the facilities and programs they oversee add much to our...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

From the Mayor: KSJD, beautification, asbestos, city of parks celebration

KSJD and the Sunflower Theatre will soon join past historical landmarks, such as Denver’s Union Station, when it receives a Colorado “2017 State Honor Award” for the preservation and restoration of...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

From the Mayor: so many amazing community events

If the saying, “April showers bring May flowers” is true, Cortez should be bursting with color soon after all the recent rain. I, for one, am ready for sunny days and warmer temperatures! In...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

Welcome to a new monthly column from the mayor

March always comes in with the promise that spring is on the way...and that college basketball fans will either be euphoric with hope or devastated by loss as they watch their favorite teams play...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | COLUMN: From the Mayor

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