Cortez

Chili and salsa draw a crowd

About 50 amateur chili and salsa judges lined up to taste test dishes entered in the 2015 Chili and Salsa Cookoff at the Montezuma County Fair on Thursday. The event lets locals’ home recipes...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local vet makes his way back to Cortez

After spending years away in Utah and Washington State for college, 2004 M-CHS grad and veterinarian William Brock is now back in his hometown of Cortez practicing at the clinic he started at when...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Livestock sale brings in $170K

This year’s Junior Livestock Sale, which featured 107 animals raised by local 4-H members, brought in a grand total of $170,450 at the Aug. 1 event at the Montezuma County Fair.The Saturday...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Vet reflects on WWII, atomic devastation

Drafted into the U.S. military at age 18, Bill Saulters said one of the most horrific scenes he ever witnessed was in Hiroshima, Japan. He served there after the atomic bomb was dropped 70 years...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drug trafficker gets 10-year term

It required three search warrants, but Cortez police ultimately found almost 3 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in the trunk of a BMW. The driver of the car, Joseph Davis, 35, is now serving a...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man on probation for baby’s death is caught

A Cortez man who pleaded guilty in the 2011 death of his 6-month-old daughter has been apprehended after failing to appear for a revocation hearing. According to jail records, Dylan Kuhn, 22, of...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

County home sales heat up this summer

The residential real estate market in Montezuma County is off to a hot start this summer, with a 52 percent increase in sold listings for the month of May compared with the same month last year,...

DATE: July 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

County home sales heat up this summer

The residential real estate market in Montezuma County is off to a hot start this summer, with a 52 percent increase in sold listings for the month of May compared with the same month last year,...

DATE: July 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Single father gets 20 years in sex assault on neighbor

A single father of two was sentenced to 20 years in prison last week after admitting that he climbed through a neighbor’s window to engage in sexual intercourse. District Attorney Will Furse said...

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family picked for Habitat house

The American Dream of home ownership has come true for Cortez residents John Clark and Kenia Chavez, as they prepare to move into a home of their own this week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of...

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A gap in early childhood

It’s the first day of school. A toddler wails and tears roll down his cheeks. He refuses to release his mother’s hand. That anxiety, also felt by the mother, creates stress, which can hinder the...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

County home sales up this summer

The residential real estate market in Montezuma County is off to a hot start this summer, with a 52 percent increase in sold listings for the month of May compared with the same month last year,...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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