Cortez

Tri-State lobbying group that fought Clean Air Act dissolves

A lobbying firm that fought environmental protections and received funding from large utilities, such as Tri-State Generation and Transmission, plans to dissolve. Tri-State provides power to...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos residents protest ICE detentions

Around two dozen Mancos residents gathered in front of the local car wash Thursday morning to oppose recent activity by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The protest comes after...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Uranium mill opponents to hold protest march

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and environmental groups will participate in a 5-mile protest march Saturday to the White Mesa uranium mill in southeast Utah. The fourth annual rally and spiritual march...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Council denies settlement recommendation with marijuana shop

The Cortez City Council denied a settlement recommendation with NuVue Pharma LLC, meaning litigation will continue between the city and the marijuana company. The recommendation comes after NuVue...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Semitrailer overturns along U.S. Highway 160/491

A semitrailer overturned along U.S. Highway 160/491 Wednesday afternoon, creating long lines traffic in both directions just north of Towaoc. The crash, around mile marker 30, happened at about...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New trails ready to ride, hike at Phil’s World

Four new nonmotorized trails and a new parking lot have been built at the Phil’s World recreation area east of Cortez. The Tres Rios District of the Bureau of Land Management will have an event to...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man, dog found dead after motor home fire south of Cortez

A man died in a motor home that caught fire south of Cortez about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. Patrick Goddard, 63, was found dead after a fire engulfed the...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

TruWest auto dealership opening new location in Cortez

TruWest Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM is opening a new location along U.S. Highway 160 in a week. This will be a second Cortez site for the auto dealership, joining its other store at 333 Broadway. The...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New education center opens at Fozzie’s Farm

Montezuma Land Conservancy members and supporters ushered in a new education center at the organization’s own Fozzie’s Farm during an open house Thursday afternoon. Fozzie’s Farm is a farm...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteers, Red Cross install 136 free smoke alarms in Cortez

Volunteers, fire officials and Red Cross staff members dispersed throughout neighborhoods along Seventh Street on Saturday morning for free smoke alarm installations. Their sweep of the south side...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Don Vic’s Grocery offers authentic Mexican food

A long-abandoned gas station on the east side of Cortez has been transformed into Don Vic’s Mexican Grocery Store. Owner Victor Nunez purchased the building and remodeled it into a brightly colored...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lewis-Arriola fifth graders run ‘Our Town’

Lewis-Arriola Elementary students have set up shop in Alison Robinson’s classroom. It’s part of the “Our Town” project she started when she began working at the school six years ago, as part of an...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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