Cortez

Bond is upheld in cop's sex case

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 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cop placed on leave

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 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez teen pleads guilty to murder

A Cortez teenager is likely to spend the next three decades behind bars after pleading guilty to second-degree murder on Friday. Charged with murder and attempted murder, Jeroen Begay, 19, faced...

DATE: July 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Is Cortez state’s ‘best adventure town’?

Estes Park or Granby? Denver or Ouray? Vail or Cortez? Just which is the state’s “best adventure town”? Elevation Outdoors wants to know. The online version of the Boulder-based magazine is...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Making a difference

Alexcia Sharp is thankful that adults can prosecute child abusers, but she believes children can play a role in prevention. “I think, since it’s about us, we kids should be part of the solution,”...

DATE: July 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

The passionate pyrotechnic

Some 500 tubes loaded with pyrotechnics are set to explode over Cortez tonight. The fireworks show is slated for 9 p.m. Friday at Parque de Vida. The man behind the city’s annual Fourth of July...

DATE: July 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ancient Yucca quids: Chewed up, spit out, lost

Ancient quids are softer than a rock, and similar in touch to a dried sponge. The Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society hosts a lecture tonight to examine ancient Yucca quids...

DATE: June 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Cortez teacher under investigation

Utah authorities have launched a child-exploitation probe connected to a former Cortez teacher. The Desert News in Salt Lake City reported this week that Edward A. Greene, 54, of Spanish Fork,...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Great Lakes reports losses

Great Lakes Airlines, the sole commercial carrier servicing Cortez, soars across blue skies in the red. Servicing 30 airports across nine states, the Cheyenne-based regional airline reported a...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prairie dog complaints increase in Cortez

Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane said prairie dog complaints are on the rise. He offered suggestions on putting them down. Lane said it was routine to see an increase in complaints this time of year,...

DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Osprey keeping HQ, expanding into Utah

Osprey Packs will be expanding its local headquarters and relocating its distribution center to Utah in 2015, the company announced last week. "The decision to relocate our distribution function...

DATE: June 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Osprey keeping HQ, expanding into Utah

Osprey Packs will be expanding its local headquarters and relocating its distribution center to Utah in 2015, the company announced last week. "The decision to relocate our distribution function...

DATE: June 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News