Cortez Municipal government

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City adding private access to Cortez golf course

Conquistador Golf Course in Cortez is adding a private access point in an effort to regulate neighbors’ use of the golf cart paths. At the city Golf Advisory Board’s first meeting of the year on...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez offers incentives to businesses that improve their look

The city of Cortez has announced a plan to compensate businesses that improve the look of their landscaping or storefront look this year. The Parks and Recreation Department has promised Cortez...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez officials dedicate new city hall

Mayor Karen Sheek and several other members of the Cortez municipal government officially dedicated the new City Hall in a public ceremony on Friday. Although the building had been in use for about...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Local artists petition Cortez City Council to pay for art

A group of local artists presented a petition to the Cortez City Council on Tuesday, asking for the government to pay for public art instead of borrowing it. Several artists attended the first...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez council supports increased airport user fees

During their first meeting in the new City Hall on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council voted to support a fee increase for the municipal airport. Cortez Airport Manager Russ Machen wants to raise the...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Saturday march in Cortez highlights women’s history

ONLINE Video: Watch a video of the rally on the-journal.com By Stephanie Alderton The Journal After the large turnout for the Women’s March for Unity in January, Cortez residents participated in a...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez council holds first meeting in new City Hall Tuesday

The Cortez City Council will hold its first public meeting in the new City Hall on Tuesday. Since the council only met once in February because of construction on the building, they have many...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez officials show off features of new City Hall

The new Cortez City Hall is officially open for business, and the government is eager to show it off to the public. On Friday, City Manager Shane Hale gave a tour of the building, at 123 N. Roger...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez planners discuss possible day care in Industrial Park

During their meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez planning and zoning commission discussed a possible change to the land use code that would allow a day care in the Industrial Park. Osprey Packs, which...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma commissioners seek more input before Road BB decision

A fifth public meeting is planned for April to hear community input on the future of the controversial County Road BB and U.S. 491 intersection in Pleasant View. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma Historical Society finds a new location in Cortez

During their first meeting in the new City Hall, the Cortez Historic Preservation Board announced that another local historical society also has a new home. Dale Davidson and Patricia Lacey told...

DATE: March 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 8 1:26 a.m. : A man was arrested at National 9 Motel, 301 W. Main St., on suspicion of violating bond conditions. A woman was also arrested on suspicion of disturbing the peace and...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record