Cortez

Boutique Air CEO outlines plans for Cortez at public forum

Representatives from Boutique Air on Monday talked about recent problems with their service at Cortez Municipal Airport and hinted about upcoming changes. Boutique has been Cortez’s primary...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Fire Protection District elects three board members

In Tuesday’s election, voters chose Les Rogers, Brad Ray and Jan Nelson to serve on the Cortez Fire Protection District board of directors. In unofficial results, Rogers garnered the most votes,...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County sheriff suspects arson in series of fires

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of fires suspected to be caused by arson, and it’s seeking the public’s help. Deputies responded to five small fires in the county...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man wanted for harassing moose is detained after ‘erratic behavior’

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife division announced Wednesday that tips from the public have helped it make headway in recent efforts to prevent harassment of wildlife. On Friday, a photo of a man...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drones becoming essential to businesses

In 2014, by Richie Fletcher’s estimation, two people were using drones in Durango. Today, Fletcher, owner of media production firm Solo Arts and a drone enthusiast, estimates 36 people are now...

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Volunteers pitch in to improve Cortez’s Geer trail network

About 20 volunteers armed with picks, scrapers and shovels rerouted trail sections at the Geer Natural Area in Cortez on Saturday, then enjoyed a barbecue lunch. The event was sponsored by the city...

DATE: May 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez firefighters extinguish blaze on new station’s roof

The sun and a misplaced skylight started a fire Friday on the roof of the new Cortez Fire Protection District station on North Washington Street. The blaze was quickly extinguished, but it damaged...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monster truck that broke world record stops in Cortez

Kids and adults scrambled up into the cab to get behind the wheel of the record-holding Raminator monster truck, on display Friday and Saturday at New Country Auto Center in Cortez. The Raminator...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Sunday, April 22 2:23 a.m. : A man was arrested in the 500 block of North Elm Street on suspicion of DUI, driving without proof of insurance and careless driving after allegedly hitting a curb...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record