Cortez

Montezuma sheriff seizes 18 ‘emaciated’ horses north of Cortez

Eighteen “emaciated” horses on a property north of Cortez have been seized by the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office and transported to a sanctuary for rehabilitation. On April 11, agriculture...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Friends of the NRA presents donations at banquet

The Four Corners Friends of the NRA awarded $14,997.75 in donations to four organizations at a banquet Saturday evening at the Cortez Elks Lodge. Each organization was presented a check by Vanessa...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

World’s fastest monster truck to stop in Cortez

The Raminator, a Guinness World Record-breaking monster truck, will charge into Cortez for a two-day family event starting May 4. Built by the Hall Brothers racing team, the 10,300-pound behemoth...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials attend renaming event for Canyons of the Ancients center

The Anasazi Heritage Center was renamed the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum during a ceremony on Saturday. Museum volunteers, Bureau of Land Management staff, Ute Mountain Ute...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flames engulf garage in Mancos; investigation underway

The cause of a fire that destroyed a garage and shed in Mancos on Friday is under investigation, Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin said. The Mancos Fire Department responded to a fire in the...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect in threat to Montezuma-Cortez schools is identified

The suspect who allegedly made an unsubstantiated threat toward Montezuma-Cortez schools was apprehended Friday afternoon in Cortez after the Sheriff’s Office located his car. “The Sheriff’s...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County preps for primaries with unaffiliated voters

After a high turnout for the municipal elections on April 3, Montezuma County is preparing for the first primary in which more than 6,000 unaffiliated voters may vote. More Cortez and Dolores...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos holds first public input sessions on land use code

Mancos staff and consultants this week held the first of many public input sessions on the town’s upcoming land use code update. Mancos’ land use code, which governs the types of structures that...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oil and gas drilling could ramp up in Southwest Colorado

The door has opened wider for oil and gas development in Southwest Colorado under the Trump administration. And the time frame for public comment and protest periods is expected to be shortened. A...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata, Montezuma county restaurants finish in Top 10 of USA Today green chile contest

The votes are in for USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice green chile contest, and La Plata and Montezuma county restaurants seem to have tickled readers’ taste buds. Three area restaurants –...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival accepting submissions

Organizers are accepting documentaries and short films for the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival. The festival, organized by Mancos Valley Resources and sponsored by Alpacka Rafts,...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Cortez Fire Protection District approves purchase of bunker gear

The Cortez Fire Protection District Board has unanimously approved the purchase of fire shelters. The purchase had been discussed at the March board meeting. During a public comment period at the...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News