Cortez

County asserts control of noxious weeds

For a second year, the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners is using its enforcement authority to control unattended noxious weeds on private lands. The commissioners have made weed control a...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez board discusses trimester system, CMS mascot change

The Montezuma-Cortez District Re-1 school board on Tuesday discussed the 2018-2019 trimester system and Cortez Middle School changing its colors and mascot to match Montezuma-Cortez High School’s....

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police chase involving stolen vehicle crashes in Cortez

A suspect in a stolen vehicle led Cortez police officers on a chase Thursday night that ended in a crash on South Elm Street in Cortez. The incident started about 10:30 p.m., when the Montezuma...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

International Peace Run reaches Montezuma County

A group of international runners passed through Montezuma County last week. The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run , an international torch relay, stopped at Kemper Elementary School on Thursday...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 21 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Sanitation District switches contractors for alley project

The Cortez Sanitation District voted Monday to switch contractors for a sewer relining planned to coincide with the city’s Main Street median project. In addition to installing medians and...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where’s the worst traffic in Cortez?

As the city of Cortez works to improve traffic safety on Main Street, law enforcement data show the northeast quarter of Cortez is the most dangerous area to drive. The Cortez Police Department...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health faces operational, cash challenges

Southwest Health System faces financial challenges, including a bond violation, but a new CEO said he believes the problems can be overcome. Anthony Sudduth, of Community Hospital Corp,. was hired...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sabido and Mancos church will mark one year of sanctuary

Mancos United Methodist Church looks much the same as it did when Rosa Sabido started living there a year ago, except for the birds outside Fellowship Hall. The Mexican national, who sought...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Delivery of senior meals reduced temporarily to once a week

Temporary cuts in Montezuma County senior nutrition services are impacting Dolores, Mancos and Cortez. The demand for meals for seniors has outpaced Montezuma County’s budget for May and June, and...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon to raise money for library

Registration is open for the 2018 Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon , an annual fundraiser for the Mancos Public Library. The event, which includes a 5K and a 1-mile fun run in addition to the...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News