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Seas’nings catering leaves a legacy in Montezuma County

Seas’nings, LLC, a Cortez-based catering business, closed on Jan. 1, but it has left its mark on Montezuma County’s food industry. Karen Sheek and Holly Tatnall started the company in 1998 out of a...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma search and rescue workers learn avalanche tactics

Montezuma County search and rescue workers learned how to find and rescue people from an avalanche on Saturday . United Search and Rescue of Montezuma County spent the morning near the Norwood Road...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDC doctor talks to Cortez doctors about antibiotics

A representative of the Centers for Disease Control spoke to Montezuma County doctors on Wednesday about how to better use antibiotics to treat diseases. Katherine Fleming-Dutra, a pediatric...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez Idol singing competition starts Saturday

The fifth annual Cortez Idol competition starts Saturday, which means one of 20 finalists will soon be crowned the best singer in the Four Corners. The karaoke-style voice contest, modeled after...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County agriculture summit focuses on finance

The first Southwest Agricultural Outlook, Strategies and Economic Summit, held in Cortez on Tuesday, focused on helping farmers keep afloat in a difficult economy. Dove Creek Implement Co., Basin...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Phil and Mary Kemp talk African animals at Dolores library

The second event in the Dolores Public Library’s “Winter Tales” lecture series took attendees on a virtual safari to southern Africa. A large crowd packed into the library Thursday night, despite...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds march through snow in Cortez unity demonstration

Hundreds of people marched through downtown Cortez on Saturday, braving a snowstorm to show support for women’s rights, the environment and other causes.The Women’s March for Unity demonstration...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks and Rec approves survey on smoking policy

Cortez’s Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has approved a survey to gauge public opinion on a potential no-smoking policy at city parks and buildings. Board members discussed the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Havran Dry Cleaners closes after 70 years in Cortez

Havran Dry Cleaners took its last cleaning order on Saturday, after operating in Cortez for three generations. Bernard Havran, the shop’s owner, has decided to retire and has not found anyone to...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seas’nings catering business closes after 19 years in Cortez

After almost 19 years serving food in Cortez, Seas’nings has closed. The catering service, which Karen Sheek and Holly Tatnall started in 1998, catered weddings, business events and celebrations...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma housing prices rise, sales slip in 2016

Montezuma County home sales slipped last year, but prices rose about 5 percent because of a decreased inventory of homes, according to the Four Corners Board of Realtors. The Cortez-based board’s...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez planning and zoning board debates new fencing code

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission spent its first meeting of the year trying to nail down the rules about fences within city limits. The city’s proposed new land use code bans residents...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News