Swimmers double-up on duals

The Montezuma-Cortez swim team started the 2015-2016 season with consecutive double-dual meets against Durango and Fruita Monument. On Friday, the Panthers hosted the Demons and Wildcats in Cortez,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sheriff blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 25 7:01 p.m. A resident on the 28000 block of County Road K.2 was ticketed for dog running at large after a neighbor’s dog was injured in an attack. 9:15 p.m. A driver was ticketed...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Police blotter

Monday, Nov. 16 7:44 p.m. A man was ticketed for driving with a suspended license and careless driving after a hit and run on the 800 block of Brookside Drive. The suspect said he fled the scene...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Cortez school district to interview board appointees

At a meeting tonight, officials will interview candidates interested in filling two open seats on the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 school board. Submitting a letter of interest to serve for District G is...

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

Crime student arrested in theft

A criminal justice student was recently arrested after allegedly stealing more than $5,000 from her employer. About 2 p.m. on Dec. 1, a Dollar Tree district manager called the Cortez Police...

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

Center offering alternative to GED

In the wake of a severe drop in passage rates of the updated general equivalency diploma test offered statewide, Unlimited Learning Center director Ann Miller said that the school has decided to...

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

Hospital, M-CHS grab spotlight at Taste of Seasons

Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery was transformed into a holiday feast of wine and food from local vendors on Thursday, Dec. 3, to benefit Four Corners charities.This year, guests could vote for...

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

BLM plans for rock slide removal

The BLM is planning to remove a recent rock slide that is blocking access to Yellow Jacket Canyon. An environmental assesment is being prepared to analyze the proposed removal. The rock slide is...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beware: Scammers working the lines

Assorted telephone scams are on the rise in Cortez as local authorities field daily calls from concerned residents. “Most of these scams want the individual being scammed to purchase Green Dot...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lands workshop Dec. 10

The Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will host a public workshop on Thursday, December 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Montezuma County Annex 107 N. Chestnut St., Cortez. This workshop...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Baxstrom renews bid to qualify for defender in attempted murder

Denied a court-appointed attorney in November, a Cortez man charged with attempted murder in the shooting of his wife has filed a fourth application requesting a public defender. This week, Garrett...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Adams receives state award for bike trails

Mountain biking diehard Paul Adams recently received the Community Champion Columbine Award from the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association for his volunteer efforts advocating trails. Adams was...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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