Cortez

Mancos board discusses letter to federal government on marijuana

After a lively debate, Mancos Mayor Queenie Barz has opted not to sign a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding his stance on retail marijuana. In an item that was added to the...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez honors memory of late councilman Tim Miller

The council chambers at City Hall in Cortez were packed Saturday afternoon with people wanting to honor late councilman Tim Miller. More than 100 people attended the service, including several...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panthers pick up big Intermountain League victory

It’s been a long time coming. In the stacked 3A Intermountain League, wins have been hard to come by for the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers. They turned a corner on Friday night, notching their first...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Library hosts ‘Drama at the Library’ with M-CHS club

Literary Fridays at the Library presents “Drama at the Library,” with the Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Club, at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at 202 N. Park St. Each year, the drama department...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez library hosts Four Corners crime writers

Be a witness at the Cortez Public Library as Four Corners crime writers Chuck Greaves, Scott Graham and Paul Berkowitz lead a lively panel discussion, moderated by Anne Benson, on Monday, Feb. 5 at...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Employees handle car fire at Giant gas station in Cortez

Employees saved the day at a Giant gas station in Cortez Friday when a car on fire pulled up to the pumps. Heather McDonald happened to be following the burning Audi sedan into the 2021 E. Main...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second Cortez Animal Art Works show to benefit humane societies

An animal-themed art show at The Farm Bistro in Cortez will benefit real animals throughout the Four Corners this spring. Animal Art Works: The Return Exhibit, scheduled for Feb. 10, will be the...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez community garden opens plots to public

The Cortez Recreation Center’s community garden will be open to the public this planting season. Kirbi Vaughn, an outreach coordinator for the volunteer group Common Ground Cortez Community...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez workshop examines how farms, ranches can grow profits

A workshop on how to grow your farm and ranching business will be held Feb. 2-3 in Cortez at the Empire Electric conference room. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Sign up at...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves Conquistador Golf Course access

On Tuesday, the Cortez City Council voted to approve neighborhood access to the Conquistador Golf Course, hoping to resolve a debate that has lasted several months. The Golf Advisory Board began...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves streetlight installation

In a meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved the construction of two new streetlights on North Edith Street after tabling the issue twice. The streetlight proposal first came before...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Tuesday, Jan. 16 11:59 p.m. : A man was arrested in the 400 block of West Seventh Street on suspicion of violating a protection order, disorderly conduct and obstruction after police responded to a...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News