Governmental Entities

County commissioner records now online

The public documents generated by the Montezuma County commission are now available electronically online. To save storage space, and provide convenience to the public, records can be accessed by...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Enviros sue Colorado, feds over predator plan

Conservationists sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services on Wednesday over a controversial Colorado predator-control program aimed at reducing mountain lions and bears....

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez council to discuss smoking survey, recreation bids

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday night will discuss topics such as smoke-free zones and park construction bids.The regular meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the new city hall on 123 Roger Smith...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores board gets a lesson on conflict of interest

The Dolores Town Board and Planning and Zoning board got a lesson in the function of government entities from town attorney Mike Green during the February workshop. Both boards have legislative and...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez officials show off features of new City Hall

The new Cortez City Hall is officially open for business, and the government is eager to show it off to the public. On Friday, City Manager Shane Hale gave a tour of the building, at 123 N. Roger...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Fire District hires 4 full-time firefighters

The Cortez Fire Protection District is starting 2017 with more full-time firefighters than ever. Chief Jeff Vandevoorde promoted four part-time firefighters to full-time positions on Christmas Day....

DATE: Dec. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores County receives $2M for Public Service Center

Dolores County has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Department of Local Affairs to build a Public Service Center. The new center will house the Dove Creek road and bridge department, the...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Clouds again hang over rain barrel bill in Colorado Legislature

DENVER – The chairman of a Senate committee on Thursday delayed a vote on a bill that would allow Coloradans to collect rainwater that falls off their roofs. The move drew criticism from...

DATE: March 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Those dog-gone dogs

If you’ve been inundated with prairie dogs this season, you’re not alone. The Cortez Airport, the Parks and Recreation Department, local residents and prairie dog control businesses are reporting...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petition drive attempts to recall Scott

Petitions are circulating asking for a recall election that could unseat Mancos School Board member Beverly Scott. Scott, formerly Beverly Humiston, was arrested during the July school board...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

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Board OKs land use for RV park

The town board approved a land-use change June 25 that will allow an RV park development project to move forward. During a heated, 90-minute public hearing, town officials heard from about three...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Downtown getting creative district funds

The state of Colorado selected downtown Mancos as a candidate for Colorado Creative District designation last week. The Mancos Valley Cultural District will receive funding, new signage,...

DATE: June 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News