Cortez

Court briefs

Victim disapproves of burglar’s plea deal Defendants in a Valentine’s Day home invasion were caught on camera “laughing and having a good time,” according to the victim. Gary Soza, 39, of Cortez...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

CSD proposes temporary rate relief

The Cortez Sanitation District has inched closer to providing temporary relief to dozens of local businesses that saw sewer rates spike 100 percent or more this year. At a meeting on Monday, Aug....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s that smell? CSD is working on it

At times, the air over Glade Park is neither floral nor fresh. Instead, it’s pungent and wafts with a stench reminiscent of rotten eggs. Tenants of the mobile home park have issued repeated and...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon receives $50,000 grant for capital improvment

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has been awarded a capital improvement grant from the Boettcher Foundation. One of 20 nonprofits across the state selected, the Boettcher Foundation awarded...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Crow Canyon receives Boettcher grant

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has been awarded a capital improvement grant from the Boettcher Foundation. One of 20 nonprofits across the state selected, the Boettcher Foundation awarded...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer resigns amid sex charges

Editor's Note: District Attorney Will Furse filed a motion on Feb. 6, 2015, to “dismiss the case  (against Ryan Carter) without prejudice.” The court granted the request on Feb. 6. Click here for...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gas price spikes 15 cents overnight

Gas prices in Cortez spiked 15 cents overnight Monday to $3.69 a gallon on Tuesday. Across Colorado, the average price has steadily fallen over the past 30 days to a low of $3.59. Crude oil prices...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court Briefs

Bond reduction denied More than seven weeks ago, a mental health official recommended a Montezuma County jail inmate be admitted to a state hospital. Tobin Ethington, 33, of Cortez has been in...

DATE: July 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial delayed for sex offender

Initially indicted on nine felony child-ex charges, a Montezuma County grand jury recently stacked four additional charges on top of a convicted sex offender. The amended indictment was filed 35...

DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Multiple sex charges filed against cop

Editor's Note: District Attorney Will Furse filed a motion on Feb. 6, 2015, to “dismiss the case  (against Ryan Carter) without prejudice.” The court granted the request on Feb. 6. Click here for...

DATE: July 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rate aid delayed for CSD clients

With rate hikes of 100 percent or more, some area business owners awaiting sewer rate relief can expect further delays. Last week, Cortez Sanitation District officials announced a special meeting...

DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer in sex case has criminal history

Editor's Note: District Attorney Will Furse filed a motion on Feb. 6, 2015, to “dismiss the case  (against Ryan Carter) without prejudice.” The court granted the request on Feb. 6. Click here for...

DATE: July 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News