Cortez

Jazz fused with Native chants

The first two phrases of the melody from “Oh! Susana,” is based on the major pentatonic scale, or musical mode, which contains five notes per octave. So are a majority of Native American pow wow...

DATE: May 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

His own way

After five years of working in and most recently, managing, a local chain salon, Cortez resident and hairstylist Matthew Black is venturing out on his own. Black was most recently a stylist and...

DATE: May 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Memorial Day dedication planned for Geer Natural Area

Sixty acres of trails and open space named after Cortez Army Spc. George Raymond Geer will be officially dedicated to his service and honor this Memorial Day with a ceremony open to the public....

DATE: May 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials have tight lips about Calkins

Local school and out-of-state development officials remain tight-lipped on the status of the $275,000 sale of the historic Calkins Building. In January, the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 school board voted...

DATE: May 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer involved in Make My Day case deploys stun gun

A man suspected of violating a protection order was tased this month by a Cortez police officer who was reprimanded last year for having anger-management issues. In a three-page report, patrol...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man walks away from attempted carjacking

A 25-year-old man has been charged in a reported carjacking incident that occurred near the Cortez Public Library. Jeremiah Jim, 25, address unknown, was arrested by Cortez police officers and...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Convicted sex offender Allmon released

Shackled and wearing black and white striped inmate clothing, a convicted sex offender was ordered to be released from incarceration last week after serving 631 days in jail. During sentencing on...

DATE: May 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court upholds murder conviction

A judge has denied a defense motion to set aside the murder conviction in the shooting death of Cortez attorney Richard Luhman. Serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole, Aric...

DATE: May 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect ID'd in car chase

A Florida man wanted in connection with the disappearance of his niece has been identified as the driver who died after a high-speed pursuit on Monday. Lt. Kyle Lincoln, of the San Juan County...

DATE: May 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Authorities ID suspect in car chase

A Florida man wanted in connection with the disappearance of his niece has been identified as the driver who died after a high-speed pursuit on Monday. Lt. Kyle Lincoln, of the San Juan County...

DATE: May 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos couple open ice cream, chocolate shop

Just in time for the heat of summer, a new artisan ice cream and chocolate shop has opened its doors in downtown Cortez. The brand-new Moose & More, located next to the Sunflower Theatre on Main...

DATE: May 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Council to discuss non-motorized boating

Wish you could launch your kayak or paddle boat in town? The Cortez Parks and Recreation Department is trying to make that possible at the new Geer Natural Area and Denny Lake Park, which already...

DATE: May 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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