Cortez

Christmas dinner feeds hundreds in Cortez

Hundreds of holiday meals were served at the 25th annual Community Christmas Dinner in Cortez on Wednesday. Held Christmas Day at the Montezuma County Annex, the free dinner is made possible by...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS breaking ground for school during solstice

Golden shovels are expected to unearth the 35-acre site for the new Montezuma-Cortez High School at high noon on Saturday, the winter solstice. “The winter solstice is regarded by many native...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sewer rate hike OK’d

A half-dozen business, government and school leaders cried foul over rate hikes for sewer service, but those concerns were flushed without much ado. Despite public disapproval, rates hikes were...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Machete-wielding man gets 4 years for rampage

A father of five was ordered to serve two years in prison last week in connection to terrorizing a Cortez neighborhood with a machete during the summer. After pleading guilty to three counts of...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Machete-wielding man gets 4 years

A father of five was ordered to serve four years in prison last week in connection to terrorizing a Cortez neighborhood with a machete during the summer. Walter Marquez, 36, of Cortez was sentenced...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Machete-wielding man gets 4 years

A father of five was ordered to serve four years in prison last week in connection to terrorizing a Cortez neighborhood with a machete during the summer. Walter Marquez, 36, of Cortez was sentenced...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two firms launch toy drive

Two Main Street businesses in Cortez have partnered to spearhead a holiday toy drive to show their appreciation for the community that supports them. Blondie’s Trophy Room, a restaurant and bar,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sewer rates raising a stink?

The cost to flush a toilet at City Hall could be four times higher than at a home less than a half-block away if the Cortez Sanitation District approves new sewer rates next week. Cortez City...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warmer weather expected Thursday

A winter storm dropped several inches of snow in the Cortez area this weekend, adding to the holiday atmosphere Saturday night at the annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights on Main...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chimney fires reported as burning season heats up

No major damage or injuries were reported after two reported chimney fires this week. The Cortez Fire Protection District was dispatched to its second chimney fire this week on Thursday, Dec. 5,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warmer weather expected Thursday

A winter storm dropped several inches of snow in the Cortez area this weekend, adding to the holiday atmosphere Saturday night at the annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights on Main...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Warmer weather expected Friday

A winter storm dropped several inches of snow in the Cortez area this weekend, adding to the holiday atmosphere Saturday night at the annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights on Main...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News