Cortez

Mental health evaluation ordered in trespass case

A Montezuma County judge on Wednesday ordered a mental health evaluation for a Cortez man who allegedly trespassed on his sixth-grade teacher’s property in January. Jeremy D. Lindsey, 29, pleaded...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge finds probable cause in July aggravated robbery

After hearing conflicting stories on Wednesday, a Montezuma County judge ruled that the District Attorney’s Office established probable cause that a Cortez man committed aggravated robbery in July....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food cooperative moves into new home in Cortez

The Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative has a new permanent home in Cortez, allowing it to expand its programming. The Mancos-based food cooperative is no longer solely operating out of a small...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Public Library seeks submissions for T-shirt contest

The Journal The Cortez Public Library seeks submissions for its “Design the Library’s Summer Reading T-Shirt” contest. The contest is open to anyone under the age of 18, children’s librarian Laura...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man faces DUI charge three weeks after car chase

A Towaoc man was arrested for a fifth DUI case on Jan. 16, less than three weeks after he was arrested on suspicion of driving intoxicated during a car chase in Cortez. Daniel S. Lehi, 38, appeared...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez library will participate in Growing Readers Together program

The Journal The Cortez Public Library has announced that it is participating in the statewide Growing Readers Together program, a Buell Foundation-supported program designed to “engage with family,...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Missing Kansas girl found safe in Cortez

A 14-year-old Kansas girl is in protective custody in Cortez Friday morning after she was reported missing Tuesday from her home in Topeka. Cortez police arrested a man named Michael Fitzgerald on...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Support groups reach out to youths after two suicides

The recent suicides of two middle school students over the weekend have spurred conversation in Montezuma-Cortez schools and in the larger community about suicide prevention and youth mental...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Questions loom regarding bandstand at Montezuma Park

There are plenty of questions regarding a potential bandstand at Montezuma Park, but Cortez City Council on Tuesday gave it the nod to move forward with a rezone. The Cortez Retail Enhancement...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez adds old courthouse to historic register

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday added the Montezuma County Courthouse to the city of Cortez Register of Historic Structures, Sites and Districts. Both the original 1937 structure and the 1960...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drought level drops a notch for Montezuma County

A drop in drought intensity for Montezuma County, combined with mountain snowpack tracking near 100 percent of average, bodes well for the 2019 irrigation season. The Four Corners area has been the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

High school band performing with adult musicians

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Symphonic Winds will perform with local adult musicians in a week, and tickets are on sale. The “Voices of Winds” concert on Feb. 2 will feature the high school...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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