Taste of India restaurant opens in Cortez

Taste of India restaurant has opened at 1013 E. Main St. in Cortez with the promise of “100 percent healthier food.” Co-owner and Chef Raju Singh came from Utah to open the restaurant, which he...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Cigarette tax increase proposed for ballot

DENVER – Colorado voters this November could be faced with a ballot question asking them to increase the tax on cigarettes by $1.75 per pack. The Campaign for a Healthy Colorado announced its...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cory Gardner introduces bill to strip Clinton’s security clearance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, co-sponsored a bill introduced Thursday that would revoke former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s security clearance. The bill, which is...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey shows public favors improved internet service

Half the respondents in a recent sample survey on internet use in Montezuma County said they support a proposed sales tax to fund a high-speed broadband project. The survey, organized by the...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Western Slope group denounces ColoradoCare

Western Slope advocacy group Club 20 is “vehemently opposed” to ballot Amendment 69, which would bring universal health care to Colorado, Club 20 Executive Director Christian Reece said Thursday....

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public, private officials seek state internet plan

Public officials and private-sector professionals agreed Thursday in Cortez that Colorado needs a consolidated plan for broadband internet infrastructure. Club 20, a Western Slope advocacy group,...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Little League teams enter postseason

The season is winding down for Southwest Colorado Youth Baseball teams. The SWC Micro All Stars wrapped up their 2016 summer season on Sunday with an end-of-season tournament. Competing in seven...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Geer Park Trail Series donates to Montezuma Land Conservancy

The Geer Park Trail Series donated $685 to the Montezuma Land Conservancy this week. The series was started this spring by Megan Flesch and Michael Grajeda of Mancos, and featured 5K, 5-mile and...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Chris Kelley takes over as athletic director

Montezuma-Cortez High School assistant principal Chris Kelley will be picking up the school’s athletic director responsibilities moving forward. With former M-CHS athletic director Stacey Hall...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pollution control systems added to Rico Argentine mine

RICO, Colo. – After last year’s Gold King Mine blowout near Silverton, which dumped 3 million gallons of heavy metals into the Animas River, eyes turned to the Rico Argentine mine. The long-closed...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to 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: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

WildEdge Brewing one step closer to Cortez

Cortez could see a third craft brewery come to the city in the coming months. Planning and zoning board members on Tuesday unanimously recommended a rezone of the properties at 101, 111 and 127 N....

DATE: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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