Cortez to hold public forum on Boutique Air

The city of Cortez is holding a public meeting on Monday to gather residents’ feedback on Boutique Air, which serves the Cortez Municipal Airport. Boutique Air has served as Cortez’s sole airline...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

FireWise heats up Mancos with musical fundraiser

A crowd gathered at Mancos Brewing Co. on Saturday for FireWise of Southwest Colorado’s Living with Wildfire fundraiser. The afternoon event, which drew about 225 people, was designed to help fill...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New film festival seeks Navajo-language entries

A group of artists from the Four Corners area is seeking Navajo speakers with a knack for storytelling to submit shorts to the first annual Navajo Film Festival . Tacey Atsitty, a Navajo poet and...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos swears in new town board members

Two re-elected trustees and two newcomers were sworn in at the Mancos town board meeting on Wednesday. Fred Brooks, Betsy Harrison, Cindy Simpson and Brent McWhirter took their oath of office after...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Runners, bikers travel to Cortez for Pueblo to Pueblo race

The 24th annual Pueblo to Pueblo race on Saturday drew runners and bikers from across the Four Corners. Organized by the Cortez Cultural Center, the race includes a 5K, a half-marathon and a...

DATE: April 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival starts May 9

Artists, scientists and birdwatchers will flock to Montezuma County this May for the 14th annual Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival . The five-day event, which serves as the Cortez Cultural...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Creative District hires Jahrling as new director

The Mancos Creative District has hired a director to replace co-directors Sarah Syverson and Carol Mehesy. Jodi Jahrling, a KSJD Radio DJ with a background in marketing, will step into the...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez city staff defend median project in public meeting

Cortez city staff held a public information meeting on Thursday to address residents’ complaints about the Main Street median project. About 35 people crowded into the City Hall council chambers to...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council honors outgoing members, swears in newcomers

The Cortez City Council held a reception for outgoing members Bob Archibeque and Shawna McLaughlin on Tuesday, just before swearing in five newly elected members. Archibeque and McLaughlin ended...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annika Lewis reflects on U.N. meeting about status of women

Annika Lewis, 15, plans to bring the lessons she learned at the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women home to Cortez. The Montezuma-Cortez High School student joined an Episcopal delegation to the...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash closes U.S. 160 south of Cortez; driver faces DUI charge

U.S. Highway 160 was closed Thursday for about 45 minutes after a two-vehicle crash at County Road C south of Cortez. The Cortez Fire Protection District, Colorado State Patrol and other emergency...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves permit for Montessori school’s relocation

During a public hearing on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved a conditional use permit to allow the Children’s Kiva Montessori School to move into the old Montezuma County Justice Building....

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News