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Cortez council to discuss school permit, grants on Tuesday

The Cortez City Council will meet Tuesday night to discuss a conditional use permit for Children’s Kiva Montessori School, state grants for the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Advisory Board and...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Artists show off work at Cortez City Hall

Cortez city staff have held numerous tours and open houses since they moved into the new City Hall, but at a special reception on Wednesday, the focus was on the art decorating the walls. Several...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Parks and Recreation seeks grant for playground equipment

The Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry Advisory Board is seeking a grant in partnership with the Montezuma Inspire Coalition to buy playground equipment for City Park. At an unofficial public...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Home businesses, internet demand increase in Montezuma, survey says

Early results from an unscientific survey by the Connect 4 Broadband Initiative indicate more Montezuma residents are working from home and there’s a greater demand for fast internet. The survey,...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Montezuma orchard project plants trees at CSU research station

The Colorado State University research station in Yellow Jacket is joining the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project’s efforts to bring apple production back to the region. On Thursday more than 20...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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Broncos tour turns Cortez park orange and blue

Parque de Vida turned orange and blue on Friday as an estimated 2,000 fans came together in Cortez to meet players, cheerleaders and a mascot from the Denver Broncos. Linebacker Corey Nelson and...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez kids meet the Broncos during junior training camp

More than 100 Montezuma and Dolores county students had football practice with some very special guests at Cortez Middle School on Friday. Two Denver Broncos players, two cheerleaders and Miles the...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores gets 24-hour ambulance service

Starting June 1, Dolores will become the third town in Montezuma County to have its own 24-hour ambulance service. Haley Leonard Saunders, a public relations representative from Southwest Memorial...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Broncos tour arrives today in Cortez

The Denver Broncos will be in town Friday on their annual Salute to Fans tour. Several players and cheerleaders, along with the Broncos mascot, Miles, will spend the day in Cortez hosting several...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Southwest Memorial Hospital expansion moves ahead

The $32 million expansion of Southwest Memorial Hospital is gaining ground, with a new emergency services station set to be completed this July. Once the entire project is done, which hospital...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff asks Dolores board to draft bullying policy

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin is asking the Dolores school district to draft an anti-bullying policy before the next school year. Nowlin attended the board’s meeting on Thursday to ask them...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores School Board OKs infant-toddler center

During their monthly meeting on Thursday, April 13, the Dolores School Board officially approved the Teddy Bear Preschool’s new infant and toddler program, set to start in August. The board has...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News