Cortez

Rollover on County Road 26 blocks northbound traffic

A rollover crash was reported to law enforcement officers about 11:30 a.m. Friday. The crash occurred on the 11000 block of County Road 26. The driver was transported to Southwest Memorial Hospital...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Town Board approves marshal’s vehicle purchases

During its Wednesday meeting, the Mancos town board voted to approve the purchase of two new vehicles for the Mancos Marshal’s Office. Marshal Jason Spruell said two out of his department’s patrol...

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

Outlier Cellars to hold grand opening in Mancos

After years of planning, Mancos’ new cidery is ready to hold a grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 24. Three Montezuma County entrepreneurs leased a former motorcycle mechanic shop on Main Street last...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM plans for travel management

The public has been weighing in on where they would like to see additional parking lots and trails on the Tres Rios district of the Bureau of Land Management. During community meetings in Cortez...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Friday, Feb. 9 2:15 a.m. : A man was arrested at Southwest Memorial Hospital, 1311 N. Mildred Road, on suspicion of violating a protection order, after police transported him there after finding...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Cortez Parks and Recreation board appoints new members

After appointing two new members on Friday, the Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry Advisory Board is close to being fully staffed for the first time in more than a year. Parks and Recreation,...

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

Cortez Fire Protection District swears in new lieutenants

The Cortez Fire Protection District welcomed two new lieutenants to its ranks on Wednesday night. Assistant Fire Chief Shawn Bittle swore in Charles Borden and Patrick Spencer as lieutenants at the...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Denkai Animal Sanctuary moves to Yellow Jacket

Floss Blackburn moved her national animal rescue organization, Denkai Animal Sanctuary, to Yellow Jacket in October. Founded in 2004, the sanctuary operated out of Weld County until the move last...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 10 hours 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council discusses plans for water conservation

Cortez Public Works Director Phil Johnson used a Tuesday workshop to outline his plans to update the city’s water conservation strategies. The city gets its water supply primarily from the Dolores...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council signs lease agreement with Crow Canyon center

During its Tuesday meeting, the Cortez City Council approved a lease agreement with Crow Canyon Archaeological Center that will allow the organization to move into retail space in the Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The shrinking pancake: the race to benefit Grace’s soup kitchen

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News