Cortez

Suspect in auto theft nabbed

A 26-year-old man is accused of stealing multiple vehicles from a local auto dealer over Halloween weekend. He was captured after attempting to steal a county tanker. Roscoe Hampson, address...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Geer Park trails extended

A landowner has added five more miles of single-track trail adjacent to Geer Park in Cortez. Keith Evans and the city of Cortez have signed a non-monetary lease agreement that allows public access...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Robbery suspect arrested in Calif.

A Salt Lake City man wanted by local authorities in connection a robbery was apprehended in California on Monday.Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane said law enforcement officials in northern California...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

An American dream

In the early '80s, Victor Nunez was an economic refugee from Mexico working 120 hours a week as a dishwasher in Los Angeles. At 16, Nunez painfully left his single mother and three siblings behind...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

An American dream

In the early '80s, Victor Nunez was an economic refugee from Mexico working 120 hours a week as a dishwasher in Los Angeles. At 16, Nunez painfully left his single mother and three siblings behind...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

City betting $1M on fiber lines

Adding the foundation for a new utility is risky, but city officials are betting the move will pay off in the long run as more consumers demand faster and more reliable Internet service. Last week,...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

An American dream

In the early ’80s, Victor Nunez was an economic refugee from Mexico working 120 hours a week as a dishwasher in Los Angeles. At 16, Nunez painfully left his single mother and three siblings behind...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge may rule in death case

A judge, rather than a jury, is likely to decide the outcome of a Cortez woman facing a second-degree murder charge. A two-week jury trial for Valerie Espinoza, 38, was set to start Dec. 1, but...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge allows ‘Make My Day’ defense

Police Tasered a 38-year-old man with mental health problems at least four times after he was placed in handcuffs on Valentine’s Day. Shane French, 38, faces four counts of felony assault, five...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

City kills plan to grow pot at Industrial Center

The city of Cortez has opted not to allow commercial marijuana grows at the Industrial Park.After a 15-minute discussion at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14, the city council took no action...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saddle up and ride

Attention desk jockeys with restless lunchtime biking plans: A new single track awaits your fat tires in Cortez. Instead of the mad rush to Phil’s World to escape the office for an hour, mountain...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton honored by state Farm Bureau

Standing in a field of alfalfa on the family's 600-acre ranch, Montezuma County matriarch Phyllis Snyder gathered her children and grandchildren next to a John Deere swather for a photo with Rep. ...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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