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No spring cleanup events this year in Cortez

Cortez will not hold any spring cleanup events this year. In past years, the city has held a Cleanup Week in May. Locals were encouraged to clean out their garages, clean their yards and beautify...

DATE: March 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez to consider purchase of new body cameras, Tasers for police

Cortez City Council will consider a five-year contract with Axon Enterprise next week to purchase equipment for the Police Department including 30 new body cameras, 30 new Tasers and an upgrade to...

DATE: March 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo races to be held virtually

Upcoming Navajo Nation running and mountain bike races are being held virtually again this year because of the pandemic, officials said. But organizers hope as more of the reservation becomes...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County sees widespread reports of unemployment fraud

Roughly 58 people throughout Montezuma County have reported instances of unemployment fraud to local law enforcement since Jan. 1. The total includes reports of fraud made to the Montezuma County...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Native American tribes deliver vaccines to broader community

As sovereign nations, Native American tribes can distribute COVID-19 vaccine supplies to a wider demographic than the state process can. As a result, the Ute Mountain Ute and Navajo tribes recently...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | UPDATED: 20 hours 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Applications being accepted for Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the Four Corners Board of Realtors Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship may be awarded to traditional and nontraditional students seeking their...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

DA offers plea deal in Cortez stabbing case

A man who faces multiple criminal charges including allegedly stabbing his girlfriend, abusing a child and stealing his former wife’s car is considering a plea bargain offered by the 22nd Judicial...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County’s homebound population receives vaccine

When 84-year-old Tresa Gleeson received a call asking whether she wanted to receive the coronavirus vaccine, she didn’t hesitate. Teams of EMTs from Southwest Health System began going out to the...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute tribe offers free COVID vaccinations today

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations today in Towaoc to anyone age 18 and over. A vaccination clinic is at the Ute Mountain Casino Bingo Hall, 3 Weeminuche Drive, and...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County drops to coronavirus Level Blue

Montezuma County officials announced Wednesday that based on a reduction in COVID cases, the county has decided on its own to drop to the less restrictive Level Blue “caution” category on the...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez schools look to broaden career paths for students

Montezuma-Cortez School District is doubling down on its efforts to provide high schoolers the skills and experience to produce a pool of talent for regional employers. The high school hopes to...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

County investigates property south of Cortez

Montezuma County officials and residents expressed concerns about activity on a parcel of private property south of Cortez during Tuesday’s commissioner meeting. A recent drug bust and a fatal...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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