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Cortez lowers sewer costs for Osprey headquarters

Construction of the Osprey Packs world headquarters moved a step forward on Monday when the Cortez Sanitation District lowered its plant investment fees. During its monthly meeting, the Cortez...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County League of Women Voters discuss school to farm project

At the Montezuma County League of Women Voters meeting on Saturday, the focus was on the next generation. Zoe Nelsen, executive director of the Montezuma School to Farm Project, was the group’s...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Delays on U.S. 491 frustrate Cortez businesses

As a state highway project that began this summer threatens to continue through Thanksgiving, some Cortez business owners are growing impatient. U.S. Highway 491 and the surrounding area in Cortez...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez honors veterans with crowded Friday parade

Hundreds of people from the Cortez area lined Montezuma Avenue on Friday to show support for veterans. The Veterans Day parade featured school marching bands, horses, military groups in uniform and...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez church prepares for annual Thanksgiving dinner

Volunteers are gearing up for Cortez’s annual Thanksgiving Day dinner. Grace’s Soup Kitchen, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, will serve a free dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 24. The...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves solar panels for new City Hall

Solar power is coming to Cortez’s city government. During its Tuesday meeting, the city council voted to authorize the mayor to sign a solar lease agreement with Durango-based company Shaw Solar....

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Don Coram re-elected as state representative for House District 58

Republican Don Coram will be serving another term as state representative for House District 58 after Tuesday’s election. During his first term, the Montrose resident supported funding for...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County re-elects commissioners Ertel, Suckla and DA Furse

Montezuma County candidates Keenan Ertel, Larry Don Suckla and Will Furse were re-elected Tuesday night after running unopposed for commissioner and district attorney positions. Ertel and Suckla...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plans for new Cortez fire station change

The Cortez Fire Protection District is revising plans for a new fire station. In August, the district received a $2 million grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs to help build a...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez planning and zoning discusses Kindles, buildings

During its monthly meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez Planning and Zoning board approved a conditional use permit and dealt with a new and difficult challenge: the Kindle.All members of the board...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News