Cortez Rendezvous Balloon Rally floats into town Friday

The annual Cortez Rendezvous Balloon Rally will begin Friday with an early morning launch at Parque de Vida. Like in past years, the three-day event will feature 20 balloonists from all over the...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez painter brings ‘personal’ art show to Olio in Mancos

When Cortez acrylic painter Susan Reed’s new show is unveiled at Mancos’s Olio restaurant on Aug. 11, the artist said it will offer a personal glimpse into her life in the Southwest. Reed has lived...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos multimedia art project takes shape

Three months after the Mancos Creative District received a coveted Arts in Society grant, its multimedia “We All Belong” art project is beginning to take shape. The project, which is being funded...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Police Department announces heightened security for City Hall

In a meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council and Police Department announced plans to increase security at City Hall. Tuesday was the first time since moving into the new City Hall building...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinder Morgan donates money to Cortez Community Garden

On July 24, representatives from Kinder Morgan CO2 Co. presented a gift to the Cortez Community Garden outside the Recreation Center. The community garden outside the Cortez Recreation Center has...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Rosa Sabido mourns mother’s death in sanctuary at Mancos church

More than a year after she sought sanctuary in an effort to stay in the U.S. and take care of her parents, Rosa Sabido has lost her mother. The Cortez resident, an undocumented immigrant who has...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Police Department to upgrade communications equipment

During its meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council approved two actions that could help the Police Department upgrade its aging communications technology. The council voted to approve an...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners firefighters to gather in Mancos

Firefighters have spent plenty of time battling wildfires in Southwest Colorado this summer, but in August they’ll gather in Mancos for a more cheerful occasion. The Mancos Fire Protection District...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clarks waive hearings in Cortez drug trafficking case

Two Cortez residents arrested in May on suspicion of drug trafficking have waived their preliminary hearings and are preparing to enter pleas. Lyndel and Sherri Clark have been incarcerated in...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council weighs regulations for outside swim instructors

In a workshop on July 10, the Cortez City Council discussed a complex proposal that could require swimming instructors not employed by the city to have liability insurance. Interim city manager...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Despite rain, Montezuma County keeps fire ban; two fires erupt

Montezuma County has had an unusually rainy July, but officials say fire danger is still too high to lift the county burn ban, even if the monsoons have arrived. The U.S. Forest Service has lifted...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Baxter Family BMX Track gets official renaming in Cortez

Officials started off the annual state BMX qualifier in Cortez on Saturday by unveiling a new name for the Parque de Vida track. Every year, the state race brings riders of all ages and from all...

DATE: July 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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