Cortez

Drug trafficker gets 10-year term

It required three search warrants, but Cortez police ultimately found almost 3 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in the trunk of a BMW. The driver of the car, Joseph Davis, 35, is now serving a...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man on probation for baby’s death is caught

A Cortez man who pleaded guilty in the 2011 death of his 6-month-old daughter has been apprehended after failing to appear for a revocation hearing. According to jail records, Dylan Kuhn, 22, of...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

County home sales heat up this summer

The residential real estate market in Montezuma County is off to a hot start this summer, with a 52 percent increase in sold listings for the month of May compared with the same month last year,...

DATE: July 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

County home sales heat up this summer

The residential real estate market in Montezuma County is off to a hot start this summer, with a 52 percent increase in sold listings for the month of May compared with the same month last year,...

DATE: July 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Single father gets 20 years in sex assault on neighbor

A single father of two was sentenced to 20 years in prison last week after admitting that he climbed through a neighbor’s window to engage in sexual intercourse. District Attorney Will Furse said...

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family picked for Habitat house

The American Dream of home ownership has come true for Cortez residents John Clark and Kenia Chavez, as they prepare to move into a home of their own this week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of...

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A gap in early childhood

It’s the first day of school. A toddler wails and tears roll down his cheeks. He refuses to release his mother’s hand. That anxiety, also felt by the mother, creates stress, which can hinder the...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

County home sales up this summer

The residential real estate market in Montezuma County is off to a hot start this summer, with a 52 percent increase in sold listings for the month of May compared with the same month last year,...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

City eyes funds for removing blight

The city of Cortez is exploring the possibility of budgeting funds in 2016 to demolish blighted and abandoned properties that pose a public safety threat. At the July 13 city council workshop,...

DATE: July 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Best of Montezuma voting is in full swing

The annual Cortez Journal Best of Cortez and Montezuma County Awards is on the horizon, giving locals the chance to vote on their favorite businesses in town.The Cortez Journal, along with sponsors...

DATE: July 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Best of Montezuma voting is in full swing

The annual Cortez Journal Best of Cortez and Montezuma County Awards is on the horizon, giving locals the chance to vote on their favorite businesses in town.The Cortez Journal, along with sponsors...

DATE: July 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Sewer rates rising again

Cortez Sanitation District officials indicated this week that they want to avoid another stink over its sewer rates. In 2014, 1 in 10 of the district’s commercial customers experienced fee...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News