Cortez

Cortez man’s court fight over privacy fence delayed

Last week, municipal officials agreed to stay a trial stemming from a code enforcement violation issued to a South Madison Street property owner in June. Outside of City Hall, Joe James, the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tomac finishes fourth in first race after injuries

Eli Tomac kicked off the 2016 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series with a fourth-place finish in the 450SX Class on Saturday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. Last year, the 23-year-old...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Panthers fall to No. 3 Ignacio, 63-57

For the first half, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers played like they were the undefeated state-ranked team, while the 5-0 and Class 2A No. 3 Ignacio Bobcats floundered. The Panthers played a...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Southwest Memorial Hospital a leader in antibiotic stewardship

A Southwest Memorial Hospital pharmacist is part of a national group setting the standard for antibiotic stewardship in hospitals. Marc J. Meyer, a registered pharmacist, is collaborating with the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Community Calendar

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DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Cash, pot reported stolen in armed home invasion

Masked gunmen entered a Montezuma County home last week and stole cash, marijuana and electronics. Two suspects have been identified. “This is the county’s first home invasion connected directly to...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police blotter

Sunday, Dec. 20 2:03 p.m. Multiple cats and dogs left abandoned at a residence on the 30 block of W. Seventh Street after an eviction were transported to the Cortez Animal Shelter. Monday, Dec. 21...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: For the record

Ski Mesa Verde: National park has groomed trails, snowshoe rentals

Early winter snowfall has created good conditions for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Mesa Verde National Park. The park has a foot or more of snow on the ground and is grooming trails. The...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Cortez ranked No. 5 in state for low risk of home burglary

Cortez is listed as one of the safest communities in Colorado when analyzing the chances of falling victim to a household burglary. A consumer news and advocacy organization recently unveiled an...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS girls rally against Monte Vista, but fall short in OT

The Montezuma-Cortez Lady Panthers erased a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime against the Monte Vista Pirates on Saturday. Down by double digits with three minutes left, M-CHS...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

City to consider downtown outdoor dining, drinking

City officials are expected to review a draft ordinance on Tuesday night that would allow downtown businesses to offer outdoor dining and alcohol consumption. According to the proposed three-page...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

City road crews battle icy streets, piles of snow

Sub-zero temperatures and ice have stymied city road crews as they continue cleanup efforts after an “extraordinary storm” dumped almost a foot of snow on the Cortez area since Thursday. “Be...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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