Club 20 hosts discussions on internet, health care in Cortez

Telecommunications and broadband internet are high on the agenda for Club 20’s Summer Committee Meetings in Cortez on Thursday and Friday. The meetings open on Thursday at Cortez City Hall, 210 E....

DATE: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

A new generation of warriors enlists for the wild

Stacy Bare came home from Iraq in 2007 with a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress, unsure of where he fit into the world, and unmoored without the military. Liquor and cocaine seemed...

DATE: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

More groups help Native Americans get outside

Marshall Masayesva is lying on his side in a dandelion-sprinkled lawn, clutching his stomach and groaning as if someone’s sticking a knife into it. A clean-cut, athletic 28-year-old who recently...

DATE: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burst Triathlon kicks off the Fourth

The Cortez Burst Triathlon packed the park on Monday morning as athletes of all ages and skill levels competed in the seventh annual event. There were first-timers, like Julie Van Deventer and...

DATE: July 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

New search of Middle Mountain set in Dylan Redwine case

A new search for evidence in the death of Dylan Redwine, the 13-year-old boy who went missing in November 2012 north of Vallecito Reservoir, is planned next week for a section of Middle Mountain. ...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firecracker Golf Tournament expands

Since 1991, the Firecracker Golf Tournament has been a yearly highlight at Conquistador Golf Course. According to course pro and manager Micah Rudosky, the event is comparable in size to the Ute...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Southwest Civic Winds plays July 4 concert in Cortez

In a prelude to the Cortez fireworks show, Southwest Civic Winds will give a free concert starting at 7 p.m. Monday at the picnic pavilion in Centennial Park. The 57-member band is composed of...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Celebrating our Freedom’

Several thousand people showed up to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday Monday at City Park, Centennial Park and Parque de Vida in Cortez. The smell of barbecue filled the air as families from all...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County seeks sales tax for high-speed internet

Montezuma County commissioners have agreed to ask voters in November to approve a county sales tax that would finance new broadband infrastructure for improved internet service countywide....

DATE: July 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez swim clubs take Telluride, Grand Junction

The Mesa Verde Aquatics Club Rapids and Cortez Leopard Sharks each sent swimmers to the Telluride Open and Grand Junction Invite the weekend of June 23-25. In what MVAC head coach Kevin Ketterer...

DATE: July 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Firefighting budgets, resources subject of hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and other members of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources met last week to discuss a bill aimed at improving forest management and wildfire...

DATE: July 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Firecracker of a golf tournament

There were seven different flights at the Firecracker Golf Tournament at Conquistador Golf Course this weekend, including a pro flight, ladies flight and five amateur flights.Bob and Tom Kalinowski...

DATE: July 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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