Cortez

New CSD board faces challenges

A standing-room only crowd applauded Monday after three new Cortez Sanitation District board members were sworn into office. “Congratulations,” outgoing board president Dave Waters told the new...

DATE: May 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Osprey gives back with annual sale

Hundreds of people crashed Osprey’s spring local-only sale last week, helping to benefit two area nonprofits with $2,100 each. Five percent of the proceeds from the sale on Friday, May 9, will be...

DATE: May 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Fire guts mobile home

An early morning fire completely destroyed a mobile home at Kokopelli Trailer Park on Wednesday. Cortez Fire Chief Jeff Vandevoorde said the County Road F.5 resident happened to awake to use the...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Murder suspect’s hearing delayed

A competency hearing for a Cortez woman charged with second-degree murder was postponed Tuesday until June. At a scheduled hearing on Tuesday, May 6, District Court Judge Todd Plewe said the court...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Challengers defeat Sanitation incumbents

All three challengers to the Cortez Sanitation District were elected Tuesday, forcing both incumbents out of office.Unofficial results for Tuesday’s mail-in ballot election reveal that board...

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two women elected to Cortez fire district

Two women now serve on the Cortez Fire Protection District board. Fewer than 200 ballots were cast to decide Tuesday’s election. Unofficial results for the election were received about 8 p.m....

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect pleads not guilty

Charged with murder and attempted murder, a Cortez teen pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing on Tuesday. Jeroen Begay, 19, entered the plea on Tuesday, April 22, before Chief District Court...

DATE: April 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arsonist gets ‘slap on wrist’

Although respectful of the judge’s decision, the building owner of last year’s Family Dollar Store fire didn’t agree that the suspect should escape without jail time. “I’m very disappointed in the...

DATE: April 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanitation demands answer from Candelaria

Jim Candelaria has until the close of business Monday, April 28 to decide whether to complete his term on the Cortez Sanitation District or continue his campaign for Montezuma County commissioner....

DATE: April 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

A cup of coffee and a word of thanks go a long way

This month, Sandy Greenlee has received seven messages from U.S. troops serving overseas. They all thanked her for sending a cup of coffee. "Hello Sandy," one memo started from an Air Force pilot...

DATE: April 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Sanitation demands answer from Candelaria

Jim Candelaria has until the close of business Monday, April 28 to decide whether to complete his term on the Cortez Sanitation District or continue his campaign for Montezuma County commissioner....

DATE: April 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Sanitation demands answer from Candelaria

Jim Candelaria has until the close of business Monday, April 28 to decide whether to complete his term on the Cortez Sanitation District or continue his campaign for Montezuma County commissioner....

DATE: April 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News