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Cortez teams up with Inspire Coalition to secure GOCO grant

The Cortez Parks and Recreation Department, along with more than a dozen other organizations that make up the Montezuma Inspire Coalition, is about to submit its first joint application for state...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez celebrates parks and history on Colorado Public Lands Day

Several members of the Cortez city government spent the first Colorado Public Lands Day celebrating the town’s own public lands legacy. The historic preservation board held its annual Historic...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez parks and recreation plans increased trail maintenance

In the latest park project planned for this year, the Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry advisory council on Friday discussed possible improvements to the trails in the Carpenter and Geer...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez says ‘no’ to no-smoking zones

After months of discussion, the Cortez City Council has decided not to move forward with a policy that would create designated smoke-free areas on city property. During a workshop on Tuesday, the...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez council to discuss school permit, grants on Tuesday

The Cortez City Council will meet Tuesday night to discuss a conditional use permit for Children’s Kiva Montessori School, state grants for the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Advisory Board and...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Parks and Recreation seeks grant for playground equipment

The Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry Advisory Board is seeking a grant in partnership with the Montezuma Inspire Coalition to buy playground equipment for City Park. At an unofficial public...

DATE: April 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores Town Board likes orchard idea

The Dolores Town Board considered a request to plant a fruit orchard in an unused portion of Joe Rowell Park.Jude Schuenemeyer of the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project proposed planting 70-100...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Great Outdoors Colorado awards Cortez grant for pickleball courts

The Great Outdoors Colorado Board announced Thursday it would award a $108,000 grant to the city of Cortez to build six pickleball courts in Centennial Park. In December, department director Dean...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Parks Department approves tobacco-free policy

After reviewing the results of a two-month public survey, the Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry advisory board voted Friday to bring a tobacco-free policy before the city council. In January,...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sportsmen take aim at law enforcement bill

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, a vocal proponent of transferring federal public lands to state control, has gotten an earful lately. His recent town hall in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, turned rowdy,...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Parks and Recreation looks for new board members

The Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department decided on Friday to begin the search for a new board member. During the department’s morning meeting, Parks and Recreation Director Dean...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado officials will present plan to cull mountain lions

The Journal Chuck Anderson, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s mammal research leader, will lead a presentation on CPW’s three-year plan to increase the mule deer population in two regions of Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News