Cortez

Pleasant View resident is new director of CSU Extension

A Pleasant View resident with a ranching background and recent degrees in agriculture and law has been named the new Montezuma County director for the Colorado State University Extension. Kacey...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 hour 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council discusses update to water conservation plan

In a workshop on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council discussed plans to improve the town’s water efficiency during drought. Public Works Director Phil Johnson and Water Plant Supervisor Rich Landreth...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac wins fourth straight motocross, by a tiebreaker

Eli Tomac of Cortez bounced back from his first moto loss of the season Saturday to win a fourth straight title, beating back a challenge from rival Marvin Musquin at High Point Raceway. Musquin...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sheriff Blotter

Thursday, June 7 12:05 p.m. : A man was remanded into custody from Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St., on suspicion of violating bond conditions. 2:53 p.m. : A man was cited on...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 hours 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: For the record

Sheriff to appoint officer to Lewis-Arriola Elementary School

The Montezuma-Cortez District Re-1 school board on Tuesday heard a safety report from Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. According to Superintendent Lori Haukeness, Nowlin reported that he will...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Wednesday, June 6 11:16 a.m. : A man was arrested at Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St., on a warrant for failure to appear on a misdemeanor charge. 1:08 p.m. : A woman was arrested...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Cortez Public Library hosts Discover Health exhibit

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 49 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council hires designer for south side park

On Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved a bid for planning and design services for a new park on the site of the old Montezuma-Cortez High School. The city announced its intention to buy the...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Two killed in collision south of Towaoc; third person critically injured

Two people died June 7 in a head-on collision near Towaoc, according to Montezuma County emergency personnel. The Cortez Fire Protection District, Ute Mountain Ute Fire Department, Montezuma County...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Burro Fire continues to grow; storm could bring lightning, a little rain

More than 200 firefighters are battling the Burro Fire south of Rico, which is in its seventh day and has burned 3,400 acres in and around the Bear Creek drainage. Because of the heavily timbered,...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff Blotter

Tuesday, May 8 3:23 p.m. : A man was arrested on suspicion of child abuse and a protection order violation in the 28000 block of U.S. Highway 160 after the mother of his infant son reported she had...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Burro Fire slows; Mancos State Park joins list of closures

The Mancos State Park on Wednesday announced a partial closure of its campgrounds because of fire risk and the Burro fire east of Dolores reached 3,400 acres on Thursday. Because of the heavily...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News