Cortez

Cedar Mesa Ranches subdivision seeks new road designation from Montezuma County

Residents of the Cedar Mesa Ranches subdivision are seeking help from the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners to curb speeding in their neighborhood. The subdivision north of Mesa Verde...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM to use less disruptive method for wild horse roundups

Bait trapping is the favored procedure if wild horses need to be removed from the Spring Creek Basin Herd Management Area, according to a decision released Friday by the Tres Rios Bureau of Land...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM hosts public meetings for Draft Bears Ears National Monument plans

The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service will host three public meetings in Utah as part of the planning process for the Bears Ears National Monument. The draft management plans for...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sentences issued in Ute Mountain fraud case

The Ute Mountain Ute fraud case that involved $1.1 million in embezzled and stolen funds has entered the sentencing phase. So far, 13 people, many of them tribal members, have pleaded guilty to...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County courthouse wins statewide design award

The American Institute of Architects Colorado honored the architects behind the Montezuma County Combined Courts with a statewide award Sept. 7. Peer-reviewed and judged by architects in Portland,...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribute honors first responders who died in Sept. 11 attack

Forty Montezuma County firefighters paid tribute Tuesday to first responders who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center Towers in New York 17 years ago. The...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council rejects pot shop from Pueblo

The Cortez City Council has denied a proposed new marijuana store after numerous citizens spoke up against it. NuVu Pharma planned to build a retail marijuana store at 501 Patton St. on the east...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man injured, children walk away as SUV flips on Colorado Highway 145

A violent one-car crash Friday on Colorado Highway 145 injured one man, who required extrication and was transported to Southwest Memorial Hospital. The Ford SUV was southbound when it veered...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Bridge begins construction on new shelter

The Bridge homeless shelter broke ground Thursday on a new $2.1 million facility at 735 N. Park St. in Cortez. The new building will have an overnight shelter on the first floor for up to 26 people...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archaeology conference coming to Cortez

Hisatsinom, the local chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society, will host the society’s annual conference in Cortez. Presentations will be made on various topics relevant to archaeology in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Astronaut shares experiences with audience at Canyons museum

Want to be an astronaut? “Do stuff. Learn stuff,” says former NASA astronaut Rick Hieb. Speaking Saturday at the Canyon of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, Hieb shared his experiences as an...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspects in Cortez-area pot raid appear in court

Eight defendants arrested Aug. 28 on suspicion of cultivating marijuana illegally at several properties in Montezuma County appeared Wednesday before County Court Judge JenniLynn Everett Lawrence...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News