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Cortez planning commissioners approve land use code

An updated land use code for Cortez is inching toward approval, although city staff members are still receiving feedback. Tuesday night, The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission approved the...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Green Beret honored in Cortez memorial service

Five months after Sgt. 1st Class Will Lindsay died in combat, a few hundred residents, military companions, friends and family gathered at Parque de Vida on Saturday afternoon to honor the Cortez...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos talks concurrent enrollment with PCC dean

The Mancos School District Re-6 hopes to improve its working relationship with Pueblo Community College and smooth the concurrent enrollment process for district students. The first Mancos school...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez HR director Porter retires from education

After over two decades with the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1, Dan Porter is retiring from education. The assistant superintendent and human resources director said his departure from the...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Welcome Center hosting open house

The Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez will have an open house in a week, and members of the public are invited to be “reintroduced” to the center and to see what’s new. The event is being hosted by...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boyle Park weed treatment to stick with herbicides

The town of Mancos plans to stick with its traditional form of spraying as a form of weed treatment at Boyle Park for the coming year instead of pursuing organic methods. The board voiced support...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde Country director joins state tourism committee

Mesa Verde Country’s executive director, Kelly Kirkpatrick, recently was named to a state committee dedicated to promoting rural tourism. The committee, the Destination Development Committee,...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez land use code update enters final phase

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission reviewed a near-finalized version of the updated land use code Tuesday night. Commissioners didn’t have many further edits and appeared to be in favor of...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 upgrades school security

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is rolling out security upgrades for the coming school year. The upgrades come after the district applied for and received two state grants totaling about...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos church to host immigration forum, documentary

Residents are invited to a forum and documentary about immigration at the Mancos United Methodist Church on Friday night. The “We All Belong” event is sponsored by the Mancos Creative District and...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez looks to continue fiber project

The city of Cortez is looking to continue its project to extend a fiber network throughout town. During a work session Tuesday night, the City Council met with representatives from ALLO...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez school meal prices going up

Lunch and breakfast prices in Cortez schools are going up by 50 cents this coming school year. The Montezuma-Cortez school board approved the rise at its meeting Tuesday night. According to food...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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