Cortez

District court setting summer trials

Several defendants in 22nd Judicial District Court this week pleaded guilty or expressed the intent to plead guilty. Chief Judge Douglas Walker and Judge Todd Plewe have begun scheduling June...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunflower Theatre will host multimedia ‘Martian Chronicles’

Ray Bradbury’s timeless novel “The Martian Chronicles” is coming to the Sunflower Theatre in multimedia form. As opposed to more contemporary works that might focus on the scientific aspects of...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small fire extinguished in Cortez mobile home

A mobile home caught fire Friday morning on West Fourth Street just off South Broadway. Smoke rose from the chimney of the home, but no flames were visible from outside. Two people who said they...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver in crash that injured councilman faces four charges

The driver of a plumbing truck involved in a crash that injured Cortez City Councilman Mike Lavey faces additional charges, according to the District Attorney’s office. A citation against Lavey for...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship accepting applications

The Four Corners Board of Realtors is now accepting applications for the Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to traditional and nontraditional students in Montezuma or...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Child Advocacy Center trainings

Local nonprofit the Four Corners Child Advocacy Center is hosting a few trainings next week for parents and community members. On Tuesday evening from 5:15-6:15 p.m., the center will host an...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second defendant claims false removal from Montrose facility

Public defenders for a second defendant in two weeks in 22nd Judicial District Court have claimed their clients were wrongfully regressed from a facility in Montrose. Christopher A. Gonzales, 22,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Livestock Association’s annual meeting is Saturday

Cattlemen and women are invited to the Cortez Elks Lodge on Saturday for the annual meeting of the Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association. The all-day event features politicians, music, dinner...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Furloughed Mesa Verde employees paid after delay

Thirty-five furloughed Mesa Verde National Park employees who had not been paid since the government shutdown ended have received their back pay, according to public information officer Cristy...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kiva school’s plan for temporary locations moves forward

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of a conditional use permit that would allow the Children’s Kiva Montessori School to operate in two downtown buildings. Officials...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

County reconsiders new septic regulations

Montezuma County Commissioners are reconsidering a new regulation they previously approved that prevents nonfunctioning septic systems. On Monday, the commissioners voted 3-0 to put a six-month...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez seeks public input on updated draft of land use code

Cortez planning staff have scheduled three public meetings this month to receive input on an update to the city’s land use code. The meetings are scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m. on Feb. 11 at City Hall;...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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