Cortez

Governor tours Ute tribal land

TOWAOC – During an economic development tour at the Ute Mountain Ute reservation on Sunday, Gov. John Hickenlooper said he was impressed by the tribe’s new state-of-the-art mill and packaging...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Missing hiker rescued near Stoner Mesa

A hiker missing since Wednesday was found Friday morning after an intensive search in the mountains in the Taylor Mesa area east of Stoner.Ron Nurnberg, 71, of Cortez, reportedly sustained lots of...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unlimited Learning Center enrolling now

For The Cortez Journal The Unlimited Learning Center is enrolling for the new school year. To register to take classes for a GED, visit the center from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Kuhn admits to probation violations

After pleading guilty to violating his probation, a Cortez man convicted of manslaughter in the 2011 death of his 6-month-old daughter was again denied bond. At a revocation hearing on Tuesday,...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton gets earful in town

On summer recess, Rep. Scott Tipton has traveled across Colorado’s 3rd congressional district – Grand Junction, Durango, Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Towaoc, Pueblo and Beaver Creek – to speak to...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman survives shotgun blasts, beating

A Cortez woman survived three shotgun blasts after being beaten nearly unconscious last weekend. Her common-law husband has been identified as the suspect. Garrett (Ty) Baxstrom, 38, of Cortez, is...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kuhn bond denied; hearing delayed

A Cortez man convicted in his baby’s death will remain in custody on a no-bond hold pending a revocation hearing next week. Appearing via telephone at a hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 11, public defender...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Verdict reached in sex assault

A Cortez man could end up in prison for the rest of his life after being found guilty of sexually assaulting his common law wife. After more than three hours of deliberations on Monday, Aug. 10, a...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@cortezjournal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Graphic evidence leads to conviction

A Cortez man could end up in prison for the rest of his life after being found guilty of sexually assaulting his common-law wife. After more than three hours of deliberations on Monday, Aug. 10, a...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moose sighted near Lizard Head Pass

Moose are occasionally seen in the Silverton and Lake City area. Now, they seem to be taking a liking to the Dolores and San Miguel river basins. Lori Shields and Michael Chihocky, of Cortez, were...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial begins in sex case

A jury of eight men and six women will determine the fate of a local man who faces a battery of domestic violence charges in a relationship that quickly deteriorated after the couple met on an...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News