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Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs Chosen to Participate in 2020 Rural Innovation Initiative

Rural Innovation Strategies Inc. has announced that the Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs has been chosen to participate in the 2020 Rural Innovation Initiative, a technical...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 24 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

Antique Corral in Cortez accused of selling racist products

Replicas of historical signs depicting racial inequality at the Antique Corral south of Cortez have triggered a wave of controversy on social media. The reproduced signs represent relics of the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Women’s March focuses on rights, elections

Three years after its inception, the Women’s March is still going strong in Cortez, and Saturday morning saw a colorful array of locals turn out to circle what is now called Veterans Park – with...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez official’s Facebook post spurs City Council discussion

A Cortez official’s Facebook post in December has sparked heated exchanges on social media and at a recent City Council meeting. The thread was initiated Dec. 11 by city Planning and Zoning...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez High School honor roll released

It’s halfway through the school year for the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1, and first semester honor roll has been released for the high school. At the school, 46 students earned a 4.0...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Education

Pedestrian hit by vehicle near Parque de Vida in Cortez

A hit-and-run involving a pedestrian Wednesday resulted in serious injuries for a Cortez man. Jesse Cline was struck by a vehicle about 6:30 p.m. while in the crosswalk at Montezuma Avenue and...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land use code actions might pause

The Cortez City Council is looking at pausing land use code actions after facing opposition to the update. The code update was set for a second reading and potential approval at the Jan. 28...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jeep, personal belongings stolen outside Burger Boy

An 18-year-old who was living in his Jeep in Cortez is seeking help after his vehicle and all his belongings were stolen last week. According to the vehicle’s owner, Ryker Lancaster-Milligan, the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CMS hopes for new playground

Montezuma-Cortez Middle School students may have a new playground coming this summer. A group of students, teachers, and city of Cortez staff members have been working on the design since last...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prepare for the day that you ask your love one to stop driving

Driving gives a feeling of freedom because you can travel wherever you wish. But, there may come a point when either you or someone close to you must make the decision to put the keys away and find...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Improved Sand Canyon parking lot opens until construction resumes

The main Sand Canyon trailhead parking lot has reopened with significant improvements, but another temporary shutdown will come when construction resumes in spring. The uneven sandstone has been...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Over 200 attend forum to air differences about land use code

More than 200 people attended a forum Thursday to express and hear concerns about Cortez’s proposed land use code. The meeting was hosted by the Republican Women of Montezuma County at the Baymont...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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