Cortez

Input sought on projects for Montezuma, Dolores counties

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado is updating the Dolores and Montezuma County Community Development Action Plans, and public comment is encouraged. The document is...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

States sue over new clean air rules

WASHINGTON (AP) – States and industry groups dependent on fossil fuels began filing court challenges Friday to President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Health care website offers more help

The Obama administration is working to make it easier for people to compare health plans and sign up for coverage on the website created under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. New...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Briefs

Avian flu outbreak hurts supply of eggs Higher egg prices at restaurants and grocery stores are here to stay for a while. An outbreak of avian flu in June triggered a massive culling of about 42...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Delay upsets Paradise Village residents

Residents of the Paradise Village subdivision vented frustrations last week about delayed progress of the major water, sewer and roads overhaul of the neighborhood, and city officials pledged to...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Middle school counselor tapped as among best in state

Sincere. Effective. Outgoing. Positive. Respected. Those are accolades bestowed upon Cortez Middle School counselor Carrie Schneider-Lemay, a semifinalist for the 2015 School Counselor of the Year....

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

State rejects county bid to lower ag-land tax

A significant agricultural land tax rebate approved by the Montezuma County commissioners in July has been denied by the Colorado Division of Property Taxation. “The ag values have to back to where...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Menacing case ends in mistrial

A Cortez man on trial for menacing and weapons charges received an early birthday present last week after the court declared a mistrial. Moments after day three of the trial started on Wednesday,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde’s historic visitor center needs tenant

Mesa Verde National Park is struggling with what to do with the old Far View Visitor Center. The circular building with panoramic views was abandoned in 2013 in favor of a new visitor and research...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Crow Canyon reorganizes, lays off six staff

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has embarked on a reorganization that the center’s president, Deborah Gangloff, says will help streamline operations and emphasize revenue generation.Six...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Balloons for a cure

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fashion show raises $12,000 for charity

The 5th annual Pretty in Pink Fashion show raised $12,000 for the Women’s Cancer Coalition this year– $2,000 more than its initial goal of $10,000. “We had attendance of over 200 people. It was...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living