Cortez honors memory of late councilman Tim Miller

The council chambers at City Hall in Cortez were packed Saturday afternoon with people wanting to honor late councilman Tim Miller. More than 100 people attended the service, including several...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second Cortez Animal Art Works show to benefit humane societies

An animal-themed art show at The Farm Bistro in Cortez will benefit real animals throughout the Four Corners this spring. Animal Art Works: The Return Exhibit, scheduled for Feb. 10, will be the...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez community garden opens plots to public

The Cortez Recreation Center’s community garden will be open to the public this planting season. Kirbi Vaughn, an outreach coordinator for the volunteer group Common Ground Cortez Community...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves Conquistador Golf Course access

On Tuesday, the Cortez City Council voted to approve neighborhood access to the Conquistador Golf Course, hoping to resolve a debate that has lasted several months. The Golf Advisory Board began...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves streetlight installation

In a meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved the construction of two new streetlights on North Edith Street after tabling the issue twice. The streetlight proposal first came before...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County extension office seeks new director

The Montezuma County extension office advisory committee plans to advertise through Colorado State University for a director to replace Tom Hooten. At a meeting on Tuesday Jan. 23, the committee...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Library to host book reception

Two authors will speak at Mancos Public Library on Wednesday about their new version of a 1929 book about wolves in Colorado. “The Last Stand of the Pack,” originally written by conservationist...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman arrested in Cortez after allegedly attacking deputies

A woman was arrested outside Maverik Gas Station in Cortez after a Jan. 7 incident in which she allegedly tried to attack deputies while a young child was in her car. Montezuma County deputies...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez public arts committee meets for the first time

The new Cortez public arts committee held its first official meeting on Monday and announced three art projects planned for 2018. Appointed by the City Council in December, the board’s job is to...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Girl Scout adventure camp seeks to expand

Two Mancos-area Girl Scout troops are opening their annual adventure camp to more people. This is the sixth year troop leaders Frieda Knezek and Tressa Jukes have hosted Camp Conundrum, a...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Cortez to hold public funeral for councilman

The public is invited to attend the funeral of a Cortez council member on Saturday. Councilman Tim Miller died of natural causes at age 69 on Dec. 27, after serving on the board for almost two...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa County deputy featured in ‘The Grand Tour’

A Mesa County deputy got his 15 minutes of fame this month when he and his patrol car were featured in an episode of a internationally watched British reality show. In April 2017, the makers of...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living