Money and monetary policy

Town board seeks walkway funding

The town hopes to be able to improve walkways around town with grant funds. The town board directed Town Administrator Andrea Phillips on July 23 to pursue a variety of grants to install a...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

Candidates for assessor weigh in on KM

If elected, both GOP candidates for tax assessor indicated they would not afford Kinder Morgan with any special tax treatment. Last year, the company paid the county more than $3.7 million in...

DATE: May 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Superintendent’s contract extended

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Superintendent Alex Carter received a two-year contract extension last week. The agreement commits Carter to serving through 2016. The school board and Carter agreed...

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

The Bridge shelter plans fundraiser

Greek, Korean, Italian, Mexican and Irish. A soup from each will be featured Saturday at a fundraiser for the Bridge Emergency Shelter. “We are hoping to raise $5,000 to be put towards our general...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Funding measures sought for new M-CHS

School leaders are hopeful that additional funding measures will be approved for the new Montezuma-Cortez High School. Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Superintendent Alex Carter informed school board...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Sewer rates raising a stink?

The cost to flush a toilet at City Hall could be four times higher than at a home less than a half-block away if the Cortez Sanitation District approves new sewer rates next week. Cortez City...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local news

Expert suggests raising water rates

The Town of Mancos needs to replace some 9,000 feet of deteriorating water lines at a cost or more than $1.5 million. Gabe Preston of Durango-based RPI Consulting presented town trustees with the...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

Dolores Briefs

The Dolores River Anglers will meet The Dolores River Anglers will have a general membership meeting on Nov. 18 downstairs at Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant. A meet-and-greet will be 6 to 6:30 p.m. The...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

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City budget survives economy

A 2012 preliminary budget released this week indicates economic doldrums have slowed, but not stopped, improvements to the city of Cortez.“The first thing we want to be able to do in this economy...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local news