Cortez

Tipton to host local Town Hall

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, will return home to host a town hall meeting this week. A spokesperson said he’d answer questions from constituents and give an update on his work on economic growth...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge to sentence convicted killer

A Cortez teenager convicted of second-degree murder is likely to receive a 30-year prison term when sentenced by Chief District Court Judge Doug Walker today. Initially charged with murder and...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

City repeals pot moratorium

A city of Cortez moratorium on recreational marijuana sales has been repealed, meaning local marijuana dispensary owners can now apply for retail business licenses. City Manager Shane Hale said the...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donors step up after boys’ dad dies

As of Monday morning, nearly $4,000 has been raised on social media to help cover funeral costs for a local father killed last week in a traffic accident. Scores of donors, ranging from $5 to $350,...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Peaches, corn, tomatoes

Juices from a Palisade peach, the kind that run down your chin and require a napkin, are the best marketing tools for one local couple operating a roadside produce stand. “They’re so sweet and...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanitation district tweaks sewer rates

The Cortez Sanitation District will provide temporary relief to dozens of local businesses that saw sewer rates spike 100 percent or more this year. Gunther Hardt, owner of Plaza Laundry on Main...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court briefs

Victim disapproves of burglar’s plea deal Defendants in a Valentine’s Day home invasion were caught on camera “laughing and having a good time,” according to the victim. Gary Soza, 39, of Cortez...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

CSD proposes temporary rate relief

The Cortez Sanitation District has inched closer to providing temporary relief to dozens of local businesses that saw sewer rates spike 100 percent or more this year. At a meeting on Monday, Aug....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s that smell? CSD is working on it

At times, the air over Glade Park is neither floral nor fresh. Instead, it’s pungent and wafts with a stench reminiscent of rotten eggs. Tenants of the mobile home park have issued repeated and...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon receives $50,000 grant for capital improvment

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has been awarded a capital improvement grant from the Boettcher Foundation. One of 20 nonprofits across the state selected, the Boettcher Foundation awarded...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Crow Canyon receives Boettcher grant

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has been awarded a capital improvement grant from the Boettcher Foundation. One of 20 nonprofits across the state selected, the Boettcher Foundation awarded...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer resigns amid sex charges

Editor's Note: District Attorney Will Furse filed a motion on Feb. 6, 2015, to “dismiss the case  (against Ryan Carter) without prejudice.” The court granted the request on Feb. 6. Click here for...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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