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Work closes Colorado 184 for a week beginning Sunday

A full road closure will begin Sunday, Oct. 30 on Colorado Highway 184 about 1 mile east from the U.S. Highway 491 junction. The closure is expected to last through Sunday, Nov. 6. The Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Road work closes Lebanon Road at U.S. 491 in Cortez

The Journal Improvements to the intersection at U.S. Highway 491 in Cortez require closing Lebanon Road on Wednesday, Oct. 5 through Wednesday, Oct. 26. Lebanon Road will be closed to all traffic...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Hospital project wins $2M grant

In addition to a voter-approved sales tax, proceeds from energy and mineral production will also help fund a $14.2 million capital improvement project at Southwest Memorial Hospital. Announced on...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Board revisits retired M-CHS

After a 45-minute discussion this week, school officials have agreed to pursue three avenues regarding the former Montezuma-Cortez High School building. At a special workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 29,...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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A sneak peek inside M-CHS

The new Montezuma-Cortez High School is an earth-friendly, state-of-the-art academic structure with grand views of the surrounding landscape.“It’s an incredible facility,” said principal Jason...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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M-CHS budgets dip from ’12 estimates

In comparison, current construction costs for the new Montezuma-Cortez High School are lower than initial figures. Current budgetary funds have also dipped over the past three years. When the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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New M-CHS nears completion and remains under-budget

School officials are buzzing with anticipation as they prepare to open the doors of the new Montezuma-Cortez High School. A public ribbon-cutting is planned for Aug. 14. “I believe this is the...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Skanska shutting down headquarters in Cortez

International construction giant Skanska confirmed late last week it is "winding down" operations at its Cortez office as it prepares to consolidate its western equipment facilities for its civil...

DATE: July 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

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Skanska shutting down headquarters in Cortez

International construction giant Skanska confirmed late last week it is "winding down" operations at its Cortez office as it prepares to consolidate its western equipment facilities for its civil...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

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Skanska closing Cortez office

International construction giant Skanska confirmed late last week it is “winding down” operations at its Cortez office as it prepares to consolidate its western equipment facilities for its civil...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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Paradise Village faces sewer work

The streets of the Paradise Village subdivision in Cortez are going to get worse before they get a whole lot better. Starting in June, the City of Cortez Public Works department and the Cortez...

DATE: March 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

M-CHS construction receives extra $2M

The new Montezuma-Cortez High School recently received an additional $2 million in construction funding. Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter announced at a school board meeting last...

DATE: March 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news