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No major damage or injuries were reported after two reported chimney fires this week.The Cortez Fire Protection District was dispatched to its second chimney fire this week on Thursday, Dec. 5, after a passerby reported six-foot flames pouring out of a chimney on Road 26. Fire Chief Jeff Vandevoorde said firefighters extinguished the...
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Two Main Street businesses in Cortez have partnered to spearhead a holiday toy drive to show their appreciation for the community that supports them.Blondiex2019s Trophy Room, a restaurant and bar, and Love on a Hanger, a womenx2019s clothing store, have teamed up to hosts the toy drive.
She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 10, 1943, to Claude and Dovie Reed. Lorraine attended school in Buene, Ind., and Mancos, Colo.
Philip Runck knew apples. He was one of Montezuma Valley's first and largest fruit ranchers for many years.
Fifteen years ago, Bill Stogsdill decided to take an early retirement as a Chicago glassblower, and he relocated his family to Mancos.
Cassie Carver and Jason Patterson of Cortez would like to announce the birth of their daughter Hailey Mae Patterson.
Jack Martens, right, Patricia Lacey and Hieu Tran clear the sidewalk in front of their townhouses Wednesday during the snowstorm.
"Dance into December" is the December theme of Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library, located at 202 N. Park St., Cortez, CO.
A winter storm dumped several inches of snow on the Four Corners area on Wednesday, causing white-out conditions and dropping temperatures to less than 20 degrees.A winter weather advisory ended at 6 p.m.City snowplows began clearing main streets in Cortez in the morning, and by 6 p.m., most were dry.City Manager...
Lynn Gann adjusts the Christmas tree donated by Love On The Hangar as one of Santa's helpers appears to be stuck.
Kemper Elementary School has been placed on the Cityx2019s Register of Historic Structures.Since 2010, the city has surveyed 82 properties across the oldest sections of Cortez, and three-fourths of those buildings have met eligibility requirements for the local registry.
The 2014 Cortez budget projects a 668,581 surplus, according to a memo that City Manager Shane Hale sent to municipal leaders last week.City leaders will hold public a hearing next week before formally adopting the proposed 26.6 million budget for fiscal year 2014.The memo reported total revenues of nearly 10.4 million were...
In the pink light of a desert dusk, the Sleeping Ute lies in repose, his arms folded over his chest and hair streaming out above his head.
Winter Storm Warning for Montezuma County was issued at December 07 at 4:15AM MST