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Cortez moves closer to third craft brewery

Cortez is closer to having a third craft brewery in the city. At their latest meeting, City Council members approved, on first reading, a rezone of three properties on North Market St. to the...

DATE: July 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council extends pot shop hours to 9 p.m.

Cortez City Council members on Tuesday unanimously passed an ordinance allowing marijuana sales in the city from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., which extends the closing time by two hours. Mayor Karen Sheek was...

DATE: July 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County Fair features events for kids, seniors

The Montezuma County Fair started this weekend, and organizers want to get as much of the community involved as possible. “We want it to be a week of family fun all week long,” said fair board...

DATE: July 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

CenturyLink spokesman calls internet outages in June a ‘perfect storm’

A redundancy in fiber networks in Southwest Colorado could have prevented phone and internet outages that left thousands of people disconnected in June. CenturyLink’s corporate communications...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

WildEdge Brewing one step closer to Cortez

Cortez could see a third craft brewery come to the city in the coming months. Planning and zoning board members last week unanimously recommended allowing the rezoning of the properties at 101, 111...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos Days to feature ‘Desperadoes and Fancy Ladies’

The theme for the 57th Annual Mancos Days, scheduled for July 29-31, is “Desperadoes and Fancy Ladies.” The weekend will be filled with family-friendly events held in Boyle Park, said Town...

DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Western Slope Club 20 group denounces ColoradoCare

CORTEZ – Western Slope advocacy group Club 20 is “vehemently opposed” to Amendment 69, which would bring universal health care to Colorado if approved by voters in November, Club 20 Executive...

DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Club 20 group seeks internet plan for Colorado

CORTEZ – Public officials and private-sector professionals agreed last week that Colorado needs a consolidated plan for broadband internet infrastructure. Club 20, a Western Slope advocacy group,...

DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSUT radio plans to restart service in Montezuma County

Ignacio-based public radio station KSUT announced Friday that its on-air service to Montezuma County will resume in a few weeks on 106.3 FM. The station’s on-air lease in Cortez and Dolores had...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veryl Goodnight inducted to Cowgirl Hall of Fame

Mancos sculptor and painter Veryl Goodnight will be inducted to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. Goodnight joins a distinguished group of about 220 cowgirls from...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Montezuma County native helped discover gravitational waves

A Montezuma County native and Montezuma-Cortez High School graduate was involved in a major scientific breakthrough last winter – the discovery of gravitational waves. Margot Phelps helped install...

DATE: July 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Police Chief Lane wins award

Cortez Police Chief Roy Lane recently was presented with the Charles K. “Pat” Steele Award from the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police . The Steele Award is given for long-term professional...

DATE: July 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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