Cortez

Trial date set for man in Samoan scam

Just as the victims of a $60,000 international scam predicted, an alleged con man failed to abide by the terms of a plea deal last week, resulting in a scheduled jury trial later this year. At a...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Culture center in dire straits

After roughly seven years of operating at a deficit, the 30-year-old Cortez Cultural Center announced last week that it would discontinue operations after September as it looks to rebuild the...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mesa Verde is Best Attraction

Sunset, a Western living and traveling magazine, has named Mesa Verde National Park as a Best Cultural Attraction. Mesa Verde National Park was selected from four nominees as Best Cultural...

DATE: June 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

DAV salutes Jack & Janelle’s Restaurant

The Colorado chapter of Disabled American Veterans recently selected Jack & Janelle’s Restaurant for their outstanding service to American military personnel. “More than 600 nominations were...

DATE: June 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Mesa Verde named Best Cultural Attraction

Sunset, a Western living and traveling magazine, has named Mesa Verde National Park as a Best Cultural Attraction. Mesa Verde National Park was selected from four nominees as Best Cultural...

DATE: June 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial date set for man in Samoan scam

Just as the victims of a $60,000 international scam predicted, an alleged con man failed to abide by the terms of a plea deal last week, resulting in a scheduled jury trial later this year. At a...

DATE: June 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Safety issue raised as M-CHS nears opening

More than 150 days have passed since the city of Cortez heard about public safety issues around the new Montezuma-Cortez High School. On Jan. 27, Cortez resident Gerald Vincent addressed city...

DATE: June 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cultural Center in dire financial straits

After roughly seven years of operating at a deficit, the 30-year-old Cortez Cultural Center announced this week that it would discontinue operations after September as it looks to rebuild the...

DATE: June 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sand Canyon

Winding desert singletrack under towering walls with technical rock gardens contrasting with buff sandy paths among ancient stone dwellings – there really is nothing quite like Sand Canyon. It’s a...

DATE: June 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

‘Harmonicowboy’

Of all the musical instruments that evoke a classic, western sound, the harmonica’s rhythmic howl is hard to beat. It’s also an instrument that many buy but never learn to play – something the...

DATE: June 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Samoan pleads guilty in $60K scam

In April 2013, a Cortez-based online education center entered into a historic agreement to expand its reach to the remote Independent State of Samoa. LeRoy Lafaialii Mariner, a Samoan living in...

DATE: June 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dog-killing neighbor gets jail time

A judge recently made an example of a Cortez woman who pleaded guilty in an animal cruelty case. Appearing out of custody at an arraignment hearing earlier this month, Marie Sage, 43, agreed to a...

DATE: June 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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