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Final plans for south side park are introduced

On Wednesday, more than 50 Cortez residents attended an open house event at the Evangel Assembly of God church to see the final plans for the new south side park that will replace the demolished...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos restaurant celebrates Dove Creek artist

Cody Lyon, an artist out of Dove Creek, will take her artwork to Mancos on Saturday for a showing of her work. The show, titled “The Travelers,” will be hosted at Olio Restaurant on West Grand...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

2017 survey suggests bullying problems for Mancos High School

The Mancos school board on Monday discussed the 2017 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey as school counselors expressed concern with the findings about marijuana use. Compared with the rest of the state,...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos artists open their galleries to the public

On Saturday, artists who live and work in Mancos opened their studios to the public for an all-day gallery crawl. The Studio Art Tour, organized by the Mancos Creative District, was the fourth of...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Final open house for new south-side community park

On Wednesday, the Cortez Department of Parks and Recreation will host a third and final open house and picnic to gather feedback about the community park that will replace the demolished...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New artworks adorn the walls of City Hall

In August, Cortez City Council paid $5,332 for four pieces of artwork, which now hang in City Hall. The pieces were selected by the Cortez Public Arts Advisory Committee, chaired by Sonja Horoshko,...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fiber network survey to begin Tuesday in Cortez

Starting Tuesday, a company will survey Cortez residents about bringing fiber optic networking to the city. The telephone survey is part of the city’s effort to study the prospect of bringing fiber...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter homeless shelter approved for Grace Fellowship building

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission approved a project Tuesday night to establish a temporary homeless shelter at of Grace Fellowship Evangelical Free Church, at 24 N. Chestnut St. The...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

A sign of autumn? Second waterline break in two days scrambles crews

A waterline just south of Apple Street near Hawkins Preserve broke Thursday afternoon and produced rust-colored tap water for some city water customers. The colored water was safe to drink, said...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council recognizes Indigenous Peoples Day

Mayor Karen Sheek on Tuesday signed a proclamation to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday in October. Cortez City Council also approved spending $100,000 to evaluate maintenance...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanctuary Caravan visits Mancos on trip across Colorado

The Mancos United Methodist Church hosted about 20 community members Monday for a meal prepared by Rosa Sabido, a Mexican national taking refuge in the church. The event was part of the 643-mile...

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