Sanitation withholds payment on N. Broadway manholes

Sanitation officials are withholding final payment on a nearly $750,000 North Broadway sewer line project because of subpar manholes. After a lengthy discussion this week, Cortez Sanitation...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recycling fundraiser Nov. 14

The Four Corners Recycling Initiative began organizing and managing local drop-off services in 2008. They found success, suffered some growing pains and tapped into a community desire to recycle...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Marching season ends for band

The Montezuma-Cortez marching band wrapped up its season over Halloween weekend with two competitions at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. On Friday, Oct. 30, the Panthers participated in...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A run for girl power

In pink capes and colorful tutus, about 400 girls ran a 5K at Fort Lewis College on Saturday, showing off their girl power. As the students in third through eighth grade created a small sea at the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

High School Highlights

Scoreboard Football Mancos 6, Norwood 53 Dove Creek 48, West Grand 6 Volleyball Dolores 0, West Grand 3 21-25, 20-25, 16-25 Dolores 0, Cedaredge 3 16-25, 17-25, 13-25 Upcoming Football Saturday,...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Police blotter

Thursday, Oct. 29 11:16 a.m. A man was ticketed for a dog running at large and no city license at Oak Meadows Trailer Park. Friday, Oct. 30 9:04 a.m. A man reported that a 9mm semiautomatic handgun...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Carute Roma will play Gypsy tunes at Sunflower

Carute Roma, an upbeat troupe of bohemian musicians heard throughout the Four Corners, plays Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. Carute Roma (kah-root-say), or “Gypsy Wagon,”...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Eddie Turner and the Trouble Twins Performing in Cortez

Eddie Turner and the Trouble Twins, which play a blend of rock, voodoo blues and R&B peppered with African rhythms, perform Friday, Nov. 13, at the Sunflower Theatre, 7 p.m., Main and Market...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Are Re-1 schools safe? ‘You bet,’ says police chief

What is the worst-case scenario for local school safety? “An active shooter in one of our schools is my worst fear,” said Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane. “It keeps me up at nights.” “I would echo...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Bond lowered for suspect in vehicular homicide case

Despite receiving a bond reduction last week, a Utah woman charged with vehicular homicide remained in custody on Monday. At a hearing last week, court-appointed attorney Katie Whitney...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business Briefs

Bealls will be open Thanksgiving, Black Friday National retailer Stage Stores, which operates Bealls department stores, announced that its 850 stores will be open on Thanksgiving from 2 p.m. to 1...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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