Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1

Thanksgiving table being set

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and Grace’s Kitchen are setting the table for their 16th annual community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday. The meal begins at the church about 11:30 a.m., but...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez school board resumes mill levy campaign

Meeting for the first time since voters rejected its property tax increase, the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Board on Tuesday discussed short-term solutions for its budget until it can put the tax...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 11 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Shots fired as wanted man leads officers on chase into Dolores

Law enforcement officers deployed a spike strip and fired a stun gun and a firearm before arresting a man who fled a traffic stop on Colorado Highway 184 about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, according...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 11 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez faces suicide crisis with open discussion

Although Montezuma County has the second-highest per capita suicide rate in Colorado, according to Coroner George Deavers, it’s still a difficult subject to discuss. But after two girls took their...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 11 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 School Board meets to discuss new developments

The failed mill levy ballot measure was on everyone’s mind Tuesday night at the monthly meeting of the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Board. However, the newest development in the district is its...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez School District is ‘off the clock’

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 District Superintendent Lori Haukeness on Tuesday announced that the Re-1 School District is off the accountability clock. The district received notification last week from...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez considers cuts after school tax fails

Voters rejected the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s request to raise property taxes on Tuesday night, and the district quickly warned that budget cuts were likely. In other county...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County clerk recommends dropping off ballots

If you haven’t mailed in your ballot for the Nov. 7 election, you should consider hand-delivering it. The Montezuma County Clerk’s Office deadline for voters to request a ballot be mailed to them...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposed school tax raises questions about spending

As the Nov. 7 election draws near, voters are discussing the mill levy resolution. If approved by voters in the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District, the tax would raise about $2.7 million in...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Q-and-A: Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 District School Board candidates

In the Nov. 7 election, challengers seek to unseat two current members of the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District Board of Education. Tiffany Cheney is challenging Brian Balfour to represent...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Homecoming parade brings out Cortez school spirit

The Montezuma-Cortez school district kicked off the 2017 homecoming celebration with a crowded parade down Main Street on Thursday. Students, teachers and parents from schools throughout the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

School board submits request to be taken ‘off the clock’

Lori Haukeness, superintendent of the Montezuma Cortez Re-1 School District, has announced that the retired high school has entered full abatement, and demolition could begin in a few months....

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News