Council OKs pot permit

An Ouray County-based retail marijuana brand with an expanding Western Slope presence was granted approval on Tuesday night to set up shop in Cortez, making it the fifth shop to obtain a license in...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four tribes walking together for diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic and widespread disease that affects roughly 21.9 million Americans and costs an estimated $245 billion to treat annually, and Montezuma County has the seventh-highest rate of...

DATE: April 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

A rare sight

A rare California condor from near Grand Canyon National Park that was "missing and feared dead" was photographed Thursday northwest of Mancos by seasonal park ranger Franz Carver. Carver, who...

DATE: April 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Automatic water meters coming to Cortez

Funding is in place for the City of Cortez to embark on a $1.2 million replacement of more than 3,000 manually read water meters with automated meters. Mayor Karen Sheek and City Council approved...

DATE: April 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A wandering condor?

A rare California condor from near Grand Canyon National Park that was “missing and feared dead” was photographed Thursday south of Dolores by seasonal park ranger Franz Carver. Carver, who drives...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 students win at science fair

Three Cortez Middle School students walked away with awards at the 2015 Colorado Science Fair along with $350 collectively for their innovative projects.Eighth graders Megan Harmon and Noah...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Southwest Singers bring in summer early

Summertime technically isn’t here yet, but local choir group the Southwest Singers is ushering it in early with its upcoming show “Summer Is in the Air.” Choir director Ruth Wilson Francisco said...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

M-CHS grad Demby thwarts apparent assault at CU

Heralded as a hero for impeding an apparent sex assault at the University of Colorado, a Cortez man says he was simply doing the right thing. “There was never a doubt in my mind that I would do all...

DATE: April 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Embezzler gets a year in prison

A Cortez woman was sentenced to 12 months in federal prison last week after filing a false tax return. Appearing before Chief U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger in Denver, Lisa Kay...

DATE: April 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library embarking on early literacy program

Free time in a typical, whirlwind work-week for most families is becoming extinct, and as a result, simple pastimes like reading are getting pushed out of ever-growing to-do lists.The struggle for...

DATE: April 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Air travel in Cortez nosedives

One year after Great Lakes Airlines announced reduced flights to and from Cortez, the number of local passengers fell by more than half. With daily service to Denver, the Cortez Municipal Airport...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Hampton Inn to open in May

The first new hotel built in Cortez in 20 years is set to open May 29, just in time for the tourism season, according to Hilton/Hampton Inn officials. The 38,000-square-foot, 74-guest-room...

DATE: April 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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