Cortez

Newcomers, yearly participants shine in Parade of Lights

The 28th annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights came on a warm Saturday night with a full moon overhead. Large crowds started to line Main Street an hour before the parade began at...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man convicted on two of four drug charges; seven dismissed

A Cortez man who was arrested in 2016 on suspicion of importing drugs from Mexico was found guilty Nov. 29 of two out of the 11 charges originally brought against him. Ryan Buffington pleaded not...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Old and new restaurants appear at Taste of the Seasons

The 19th annual Taste of the Seasons fundraiser at Four Seasons Greenhouse on Thursday offered guests a wide variety of tastes for a good cause. About 20 local restaurants, breweries and chefs...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado aims to clean up trashy record on recycling

New goals could help clean up the state’s trashy record on waste. Colorado diverts only 12 percent of its waste from the landfill, far below the national average of 34 percent, according to a...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Friday, Nov. 17 3:30 p.m. : A man was arrested at National 9 Motel, 301 W. Main St., on suspicion of disturbing the peace after his girlfriend reported he was yelling at her and behaving in a...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

Hopi last of Arizona tribes to sign gambling agreement

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Hopi Tribe has signed an agreement with Arizona that allows it to lease or operate up to 900 slot machines — the last of the state’s tribes to do so. Hopi Chairman Herman...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

High speed car chase ends Saturday south of Hesperus

A high-speed car chase that reached speeds of 95 miles per hour ended Saturday night after the driver ran off the road about 8 miles south of Hesperus. According to Colorado State Patrol Cpt....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores holds annual Christmas Bazaar

This was Ruby Gonzales’ 26th year organizing the annual Dolores Christmas Bazaar, an annual arts and crafts show that draws participants from as far away as Monticello and Telluride. The proceeds...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

‘It is about participation, not perfection’

The Cortez community will come together for the annual Messiah Sing-in on Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. at Cortez Methodist Church. The program aims to make this famous choral work accessible to everyone...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boutique Air moves toward two-engine planes in Cortez

One year after introducing a line of one-engine aircraft to the Cortez Municipal Airport, Boutique Air has increased its use of two-engine airplanes. When Boutique first started flying out of the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photographer Eric Mindling to show documentary at Sunflower

“Living Threads: A Portrait of Cultural Diversity, Roots and Belonging Told through Cloth,” will premiere at the Sunflower Theatre on Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News