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City with no definitive founding date can still celebrate 125th anniversary

Cortez residents can celebrate the community’s 125th anniversary this year. Early 1887 marks the time when pioneers scraped a town together on a sage flat and a dream in far Southwest Colorado.No....

DATE: March 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lines have been drawn

DENVER — Politics trumped geography Monday when a special state commission drew Telluride into Durango’s state House district in order to make elections more competitive.The more conservative town...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second Geer

Hot rods help father keep son’s memory alive

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest flavor

Naming restaurants after his sons is just something Victor Nuñez Sr. does. His new restaurant in Cortez is named after 16-year-old son Beny.Beny’s restaurant was Vic’s Diner in Dolores for 10...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Survey will tap historic avenue

It’s been said it is necessary to understand the past in order to build the future. The city of Cortez is taking that statement to heart by commissioning an inventory of historic buildings on...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sign of the Times

Welcome to Cortez.A friendly community where gardeners push up the daisies, churchgoers meet their maker, irrigation farmers kick the bucket, chefs bite the dust, casino gamblers cash in their...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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