Hotel and accommodation

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Best Western Turquoise Inn and Suites holds grand re-opening

Best Western Turquoise Inn and Suites in Cortez held a grand reopening on Saturday to celebrate the end of a seven-month renovation. General manager Tiffany Neely said the motel, at 535 E. Main...

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Restored Grand Imperial will be unveiled Saturday

As the first train of the year steams into Silverton Saturday, the Grand Imperial Hotel in Silverton will reopen, restored to its former glory and charm, and a full day of festive fanfare is...

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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

Sewer rates more than double for 10 percent of Cortez businesses

About 1 in 10 local businesses have seen their sewer rates increase by 100 percent or more this year, generating nearly $140,000 in added revenues for the Cortez Sanitation District. According to...

DATE: July 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lodgers report strong start

Local hotel and motel owners are enjoying a strong start to the tourist season after weathering Mesa Verde’s closure in October and recent sewer rate hikes. “We’ve been booked out every night since...

DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sewer fees put dream in limbo

In 1981, martial law was imposed as communism was on the verge of collapse in Poland. Thousands were subsequently imprisoned. To improve their lives, Teresa and Chris Wlodyka left their homeland...

DATE: April 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New businesses beginning to gain ground in Cortez

A new hotel, dental clinic, gas station and auto-parts store are coming to Cortez in the new year. Very few new businesses have come to town over the last few years. In 2012, the city issued four...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business