Cortez

Globalization moves markets in a keystroke

A fascinating but little-noted aspect of the recent financial turmoil is how much it’s been an international event. It started with doubts about China’s economy, symbolized by a tumbling stock...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

National service leaves inner satisfaction

Serving my country set my life on a new course. It gave me an inner satisfaction that I did my part, I served. One of many who gave, one of many types of service. “All gave some, some gave all.” I...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Brushes with disaster

Comparing the initial events associated with the unexpected water release from the Gold King Mine above Silverton with the landfall of Hurricane Katrina at New Orleans 10 years ago provides some...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Two bats test positive for rabies in Bayfield

Two bats tested positive for rabies at a private residence in Bayfield, prompting health officials to warn of the potential spread of the disease through wild animals. A spokeswoman for the San...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

A helping hand

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Rodeo team will host event

The Ute Mountain High School Rodeo Team will host a Colorado State High School Rodeo Association sponsored rodeo this weekend at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The rodeo begins on Saturday,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers team troubled by errors

The Montezuma-Cortez softball team led Cedaredge 6-4 to start the top of the fourth inning on Saturday. That’s when the wheels came off. The Panthers committed multiple errors in the inning, and...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Opening week begins for M-CHS harriers

Entering his 11th season as head coach, Montezuma-Cortez cross country coach Paul Koops dedicated the first few weeks of practice to building an aerobic base. Partially to work the Panthers’...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Upcoming events

Volleyball M-CHS Tuesday, Sept. 1 Home vs. Bayfield C-team, (5 p.m.) Junior varsity (5 p.m.) and varsity (6 p.m.) Friday–Saturday, Sept. 4-5 at Glenwood Tournament Dove Creek Tuesday, Sept. 1 ...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers drop opener to Aspen, 29-12

Montezuma-Cortez head football coach Dave Wagner didn’t sleep very much on the bus ride home from Aspen on Friday. It’s not surprising, considering all he had to worry about. And the team’s 29-12...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Marijuana growing and infusing firms may sprout up in town

The opportunity to open a marijuana grow or marijuana-infused product factory could be coming to Durango. The Durango City Council asked city planners to continue to research where these businesses...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court briefs

Theft case continued for local woman In custody on no bond after violating court orders, Christina Hurst, 28, of Cortez, had an arraignment hearing continued until Sept. 21. Hurst was arrested in...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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