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Cortez council holds first meeting in new City Hall Tuesday

The Cortez City Council will hold its first public meeting in the new City Hall on Tuesday. Since the council only met once in February because of construction on the building, they have many...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez officials show off features of new City Hall

The new Cortez City Hall is officially open for business, and the government is eager to show it off to the public. On Friday, City Manager Shane Hale gave a tour of the building, at 123 N. Roger...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez planners discuss possible day care in Industrial Park

During their meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez planning and zoning commission discussed a possible change to the land use code that would allow a day care in the Industrial Park. Osprey Packs, which...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kokopelli Bike and Board starts serving coffee

Cortez’s newest coffee bar is in a somewhat unusual location: a bicycle shop. Kokopelli Bike and Board added coffee and espresso drinks to its product inventory at the beginning of March. The shop...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cliffrose Garden center will open branch in downtown Cortez

A Cortez business known for its large-scale garden products is going urban, with a new location in the heart of town. Cliffrose Garden Center and Gifts has operated for about 18 years out of a...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Kiwanis Club hosts polar plunge fundraiser on Saturday

As part of a push to increase its donations to local elementary schools, the Kiwanis Club of Mesa Verde is hosting a polar bear plunge fundraiser this Saturday. In the past, the club has donated...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Montezuma deputies respond to second overdose report in a week

A woman was taken to Southwest Memorial Hospital early Wednesday morning after a reported overdose. Montezuma County Sheriff deputies responded at 12:46 a.m. to a reported overdose in the 33000...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona geologist publishes book about Montezuma dryland farming

A Tucson geologist has published a book about dryland farming in Southwest Colorado, with a particular emphasis on Montezuma County. John Bezy has written several books about the geology of the...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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