Montezuma County government

Meeting on mussels, lake access planned

The Journal There will be a community meeting on local reservoir access and mussel inspections on Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m. at the Conference Center at Destination Grill, in Cortez. Federal,...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Commissioners plan quarterly town hall meeting

The Journal The quarterly Town Hall meeting hosted by Montezuma County commissioners will be held on April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Arriola Community Center, 21176 Road S. Citizens are invited to bring...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Sheriff Blotter

Tuesday, March 14 8:59 p.m. : Two male juveniles were issued summonses for underage consumption of marijuana and criminal mischief after a man reported that one of them had broken into the bedroom...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Montezuma County moves forward with broadband partnership

Montezuma County’s Connect 4 Broadband Initiative has chosen two private partners for its plan to bring more reliable internet to the county. The group sent out a request for proposal in early...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Sheriff blotter

Wednesday, March 8 10:20 a.m. : A man reported the theft of a gate on his property in the 11000 block of County Road 18. The case remains under investigation. 12:15 p.m. : A woman was served with...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Kinder Morgan, county argue in Colorado Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in Kinder Morgan’s tax case against Montezuma County. The 9-year battle stems from a 2008 dispute over the company’s reported assessed...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores body shop obtains neighbors’ approval

Residents of the Homestead subdivision west of Dolores have negotiated an agreement to allow for a fabrication and mechanic business. Steven Hurst, owner of Kool Kid Kustoms, refurbishes and...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 8 1:26 a.m. : A man was arrested at National 9 Motel, 301 W. Main St., on suspicion of violating bond conditions. A woman was also arrested on suspicion of disturbing the peace and...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

Sheriff Blotter

Saturday, Feb. 25 12:35 p.m. : A man turned himself in at the Montezuma County Detention Center, 730 E. Driscoll St., and was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. Friday, March 3 9:47 p.m....

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Rob Pope named to Montezuma board after demand for open meeting

After hearing from several candidates, the Montezuma County commission voted to appoint Rob Pope to fill a vacancy on the planning and zoning board. Stan Pierce was also approved to serve as an...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Sheriff Blotter

Saturday, Feb. 25 4 a.m. : A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI, careless driving, and violating a court order and bond conditions that banned him from consuming alcohol after he apparently drove...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record

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Police Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 15 6:10 p.m. : A man was arrested in the 1200 block of East Main Street on two failure to appear warrants for out-of-county misdemeanors. Thursday, Feb. 16 6:47 a.m. : A man was...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: For the record