Cortez

Re-1 School Board discusses safety survey, suspensions, mill levy

The Montezuma-Cortez District Re-1 school board on Tuesday discussed topics including  results from the district’s safety survey, suspensions resulting from a recent student get-together, the high...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 40 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials attend renaming event for Canyons of the Ancients center

The Anasazi Heritage Center was renamed the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum during a ceremony on Saturday. Museum volunteers, Bureau of Land Management staff, Ute Mountain Ute...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flames engulf garage in Mancos; investigation underway

The cause of a fire that destroyed a garage and shed in Mancos on Friday is under investigation, Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin said. The Mancos Fire Department responded to a fire in the...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, Mancos and Cortez chile verde finish in Top 10

The votes are in for USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice chile verde contest, and La Plata and Montezuma county restaurants seem to have tickled readers’ fancy, and perhaps whetted their hometown...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Suspect in threat to Montezuma-Cortez schools is identified

The suspect who allegedly made an unsubstantiated threat toward Montezuma-Cortez schools was apprehended Friday afternoon in Cortez after the Sheriff’s Office located his car. “The Sheriff’s...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council to decide on Montessori school relocation

In its first meeting with three newly elected members, the Cortez City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to approve a permit allowing a school to move into the Montezuma County Justice Building....

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

World’s fastest monster truck to stop in Cortez

The Raminator, a Guinness World Record-breaking monster truck, will charge into Cortez for a two-day family event starting May 4. Built by the Hall Brothers racing team, the 10,300-pound behemoth...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos holds first public input sessions on land use code

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Mancos staff and consultants held the first of many public input sessions on the town’s upcoming land use code update. Mancos’ land use code, which governs the types of...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez airport sees increase in flight cancellations

Boutique Air flights at the Cortez Municipal Airport got off to a bumpy start this year, and the company blames turbulent weather and mechanical problems. Airport Manager Russ Machen said the...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Wind sends Cortez students indoors for Arbor Day celebration

Elementary students from Montezuma County had to hold their Arbor Day celebration indoors on Thursday, but they kept the focus on the outdoors. The city of Cortez, which is recognized as a Tree...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Wednesday, April 11 10:52 p.m. : A man was arrested in the 600 block of South Broadway on two warrants for failure to appear after a Bridge Emergency Shelter worker requested a welfare check on...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record