Cortez

Short-term health insurance may lose some of its cost appeal

Durangoan Lauri Costello grew frustrated with the for-profit health insurance system and took matters into her own hands: She cobbled together her own health plan using short-term and supplemental...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

In Colorado, as drug use increases, so does syphilis

Syphilis is spreading nationally and across Colorado among residents using drugs, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Heterosexual syphilis and drug...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

February restaurant inspections: Taco Bell, Farm Bistro, Denny’s ...

Colorado has implemented new restaurant inspection regulations that took effect Jan. 1. The Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules and Regulations are based on a national standard for retail...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stormy week expected in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado can expect an unsettled wet week ahead, with three storms expected to bring rain to river valleys and snow to San Juan Mountains. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman suffers concussion after City Market sprinkler fails

An 81-year-old Cortez woman suffered a concussion at City Market on Friday when a sprinkler head that was part of a voluntary recall spontaneously failed. Cortez Fire Chief Jay Balfour on Saturday...

DATE: March 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma commissioners declare county a gun sanctuary

Montezuma County commissioners on Thursday declared the county a gun sanctuary in response to a proposed gun control law in the Colorado Legislature. About 150 people filled the commissioners’...

DATE: March 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Tuesday, Feb. 19 2:57 p.m. : A man was arrested on a failure to appear warrant and a protection order violation at a residence on the 700 block of Canyon Drive. Four police officers and a K9...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: For the record

Four States Ag Expo comes to town March 14-16

Get prepared for the farming and ranching season at the Four States Agricultural Exposition March 14-16. The long-running tradition at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds is in its 37th year and is...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: City Market in Cortez reopens after fire scare

A sprinkler discharged a few hundred gallons of water inside of City Market in Cortez on Friday afternoon, closing the grocery store for a couple of hours. Firefighters, police officers and...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sergeant cleared in shooting of armed, ‘depressed’ Mancos man

A Colorado State Patrol sergeant who fatally shot an armed Mancos man after a rollover on Thanksgiving Day in Gunnison County will not face criminal charges, according to District Attorney Dan...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman found guilty in dispute with Dove Creek Fire

A jury found a Mancos woman guilty Thursday of criminal mischief for causing $20,000 to $100,000 in damage to the Dove Creek Fire Protection District when she excavated the fire district’s...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Committee OKs bill to expand immigrant driver’s licenses

DENVER — Colorado’s dairy and livestock industries backed bipartisan legislation Thursday to expand a state program in which residents who are in the country illegally can obtain driver’s licenses...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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