Steve Grazier

Position: Cortez Journal

Wilson fights for his DA job after DUI charges

Jim Wilson, district attorney for the 22nd Judicial District, said he will not step down from his elected position inthe wake of his recent driving under the influence charge.Wilson faces five...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Blunder burns fire departments

CORTEZ - Hundreds of property owners in Montezuma County paid more than their fair share of taxes for last year.A listing error by the Montezuma County Assessor's Office has resulted in 260 county...

DATE: June 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez airport plans 30-day closure Remodel will be done during August, September

A major face-lift for the runway shoulder of the Cortez Municipal Airport will close the facility for a 30-day period in August and September.The airport is to undergo an approximately $1.9 million...

DATE: June 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Wilson's toxicology report will not be released, coroner says

A final autopsy report for 22nd Judicial District Attorney Jim Wilson will not be available for four to six months.Jefferson County Coroner Katherine Loughrey-Stemp told the Cortez Journal on...

DATE: May 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County voters say 'no' to hospital mill levy

The phrase “no new taxes" sounded out clearly in Montezuma County as voters rejected a countywide property-tax proposalin a special-district election.Voters on Tuesday shot down the Montezuma...

DATE: May 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police name Montezuma shooter

Authorities investigating a double murder-suicide that occurred last week in a Montezuma County residence haveidentified the shooter.County residents Jeffrey Maez, 45, and Dale A. Thayer, 60, were...

DATE: April 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

2 victims ID'd at crime scene near Cortez

Law-enforcement officers have released the names of two of the three people who died in an apparent murder-suicide inMontezuma County and whose bodies were discovered Thursday morning.Montezuma...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 discovered dead in rural trailer

An incident involving two murders and a suicide left three people dead by gunshot Thursday at a Montezuma Countyresidence. Law enforcement officers discovered three dead bodies shortly after 10...

DATE: April 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two homeless men die in Cortez city park

Two homeless men from Shiprock, N.M., died Sunday morning after spending the night outside at City Park in Cortez. Michael Yazzie, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene around 7:30 a.m. Sunday,...

DATE: April 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates vie for Cortez council

Two dozen residents are in the hunt for a handful of positions on the Cortez City Council.Candidates for the April 6 at-large election include incumbent councilors Donna Foster, Matt Keefauver, Ty...

DATE: March 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wilson fights for his DA job after DUI charges

Jim Wilson, district attorney for the 22nd Judicial District, said he will not step down from his elected position inthe wake of his recent driving under the influence charge.Wilson faces five...

DATE: March 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez offers workers early retirement

Cortez city councilors made their first move in addressing a shortfall of sales-tax revenue stemming from a nationalrecession that began more than a year ago.During their meeting Tuesday,...

DATE: March 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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