Cortez

Cannabis seed giveaway draws a crowd

A marijuana seed giveaway attracted more than 200 people March 21 at the Cortez Welcome Center. Lu Nettleton, of the Colorado Plateau Growers Association, organized the event. He reported giving...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man pleads guilty in child porn investigation

A Cortez man has pleaded guilty in connection to a federal undercover child pornography investigation. Lloyd Keith, 59, of Cortez pleaded guilty last month to a felony count of sexual exploitation...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ertel strives to deal with rise in cremations

Like many others, the funeral industry is undergoing a sea change as consumer demands have shifted with the times. People not only have less money to spend on a funeral in a post-recession economy...

DATE: April 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Ertel strives to deal with rise in cremations

Like many others, the funeral industry is undergoing a sea change as consumer demands have shifted with the times. People not only have less money to spend on a funeral in a post-recession economy...

DATE: March 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Ertel strives to deal with rise in cremations

Like many others, the funeral industry is undergoing a sea change as consumer demands have shifted with the times. People not only have less money to spend on a funeral in a post-recession economy...

DATE: March 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car crashes into Vista Grande

An ordinary Friday afternoon at Vista Grande Nursing Home in Cortez was shaken up when a sedan crashed into a patient’s room on the front end of the building. While the patient was in bed resting...

DATE: March 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drug addict headed to drug court

After apologizing to victims, a drug addict was told to prove he was sorry by changing his life. District Court Judge Todd Plewe addressed Roscoe Hampson, 27, of Cortez, during sentencing on...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sex-assault victim, 10, requests prison time for convict Adcock

It took 10 words for a 10-year-old girl to express her feelings toward the man that sexually abused her last summer. “I want Dave to go to prison for 49 years.” A family friend of the victim read...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paradise Village faces sewer work

The streets of the Paradise Village subdivision in Cortez are going to get worse before they get a whole lot better. Starting in June, the City of Cortez Public Works department and the Cortez...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family of slain man expresses outrage at insanity ruling

Family members of a Cortez murder victim have criticized a court decision to commit the defendant to a state mental health facility.Charles Chavez, 62, was killed inside his home on S. Madison...

DATE: March 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman avoids jail, again

Weeks after being placed on probation for a court-fabricated drug charge, a 21-year-old woman admitted to stealing $245 to buy pain pills.Appearing before Chief District Court Judge Doug Walker on...

DATE: March 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunshine Week: How Cortez stacked up

Open government is good government.That’s the motto for Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.Commemorated...

DATE: March 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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