Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputies hold presentations on crime trends

On Wednesday, two deputies from the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office held the first of three public presentations about crime trends in the region. At the Montezuma County Combined Courts meeting...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

School bus leads donations drive at Cortez City Market

A school bus parked in the Cortez City Market parking lot Saturday morning for the Good Samaritan Center’s annual “Stuff the Bus” charity drive. Starting at 10 a.m., volunteers collected donations...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez turns out for Veterans Day parade

Cortez residents crowded along Montezuma Avenue Saturday afternoon for the annual Veterans Day parade. The procession began at 1 p.m. near the North Chestnut Street intersection, with several local...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos board appoints Heather Alvarez as town administrator

The Mancos town board voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a contract with Heather Alvarez to become the new town administrator. Alvarez has served as interim administrator, in addition to her...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nurse assistant wins state award for work at Cortez’s Vista Grande

Joshua John, a nursing assistant at the Cortez assisted living home Vista Grande Inn, has been named “CNA of the Year” for his district by the Colorado Health Care Association. The award is given...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez council to continue budget talks in Tuesday workshop

The Cortez City Council plans another round of budget talks on Tuesday. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the workshop will include funding requests from three city departments as part of the council’s...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez planning board OKs rezoning for farmers market

In a public hearing on Tuesday, the Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission approved a rezoning to allow a farmers market and coffee shop on East Empire Street. Montezuma County residents Chris and...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school district prepares for construction after election win

After winning support for a bond measure that will secure almost $5 million in funding, the Mancos School District is preparing for a major school renovation project. Bond Measure 3A, which passed...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Country-folk singer to visit WildEdge on Friday

A country-folk singer will stop by the WildEdge Brewing Collective on Friday as part of a tour of Colorado and Utah. Jackson Emmer has been playing music in bars and concert venues since he was 18,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans Day celebrations are planned for Montezuma County

Veterans groups in Montezuma County have several events planned for the weekend in honor of current and former military personnel. The biggest event of the weekend is the Cortez Veterans Day...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Head-on collision kills one, injures three south of Towaoc

One person was killed and at least three were injured in a crash on U.S. Highway 160 southwest of Towaoc just after 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Montezuma County coroner. The Colorado State...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News