Cortez Police Officer Killed in Line of Duty, Suspect Dead and Another in Custody
• Cortez Police Officer Michael Moran was fatally shot during a traffic stop on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. • The suspects fled the scene but were quickly located; an exchange of gunfire at the second location resulted in one suspect being killed and the other taken into custody.
Cortez Community Mourns the Loss of Beloved Resident in Tragic Traffic Collision
The community of Cortez, Colorado, is mourning the loss of Alfred Smith, an 87-year-old resident, following a tragic traffic collision on November 18, 2023. The incident took place on State Route 375 in Lincoln County, Nevada, during the late morning hours. Smith was operating his Ford F-150 when he suddenly encountered a tractor pulling a double tanker slowing to turn into a parking lot. In an attempt to avoid a rear-end collision, Smith braked abruptly and steered onto the gravel shoulder, resulting in a fatal crash into the tanker's front section.
Cortez Police Seeking Suspect in Gas Station Robbery
Cortez Police are on the lookout for a suspect involved in a robbery at the Good to Go Gas Station on 302 W. Main St. The incident, which occurred on November 13 around 5:51 p.m., involved the theft of approximately $750 and a box of Snickers, along with the restraint of an employee.
Savor the East: Top 3 Chinese Restaurants in Cortez You Must Visit
In this article, we explore three exceptional Chinese restaurants in Cortez. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Panther Pride Marching Band secures finals spot for the first time since 2011
The Delta High School Panther Pride Marching Band recently competed in the Class 2A Championship coming out with an exemplary performance and a big sound. The band qualified for finals with a score of 67.15, the first time since 2011. Due to weather conditions, there was a delayed start time...
Today the gas price is close to $3.68 in Montezuma Creek as of 2023-11-27. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
Aneth Chapter House: A Cornerstone of Navajo Self-Governance and Community Unity
Aneth Chapter House stands not just as a building but as the beating heart of local governance for the Navajo Nation in Aneth, Utah. This landmark operates on a tripartite system, reflecting the larger Navajo government's structure, with Chapter Membership, elected officers, and an administrative office. The Chapter Manager, akin to a CEO, oversees all functions, ensuring the community's voice is heard and its future secure. Enshrined by the 'Local Governance Act' of 1998, the Aneth Chapter House's autonomy is a testament to the Navajo Nation's commitment to self-governance and cultural preservation.
Local Cortez Rec Center to Shut Down for Water Heater Replacement on December 11th and 12th
The Cortez Rec Center (425 Roger Smith Avenue) will be closed on Monday, December 11th and Tuesday, December 12th for the replacement of the water heater. The Rec Center is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, December 13th at 5:30am. For further information, please call the Cortez Recreation Center at 970-564-4080.Visit here for more details.
Chilly week to end with another round of snow
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - The little bit of warming that happens this week will keep us colder than normal for at least the next week. That little bit of warming leads to our next snow maker at the end of this week. Icy Cold Nights & Mornings. Low temperatures...
The Cortez Cultural Center: Celebrating the Cultural Mosaic of Cortez
Nestled in the historic town of Cortez, the Cortez Cultural Center is an emblem of regional heritage and creative vitality. Housed in a storied 1909 edifice, the center is a treasure trove of Native American culture, offering insights into the Ancestral Pueblo people and contemporary indigenous arts. The outdoor plaza comes alive with the rhythms of Native dances, while monthly exhibits spotlight local artists, fostering a vibrant community spirit.
CO cortez's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near cortez.
Colorado High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Montezuma County Today - November 30
Root for your favorite local high school basketball team in Montezuma County, Colorado today by tuning in and seeing every play. Info on how to watch all of the high-school action can be located below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family...
A Back-to-School Surprise
A public health nurse. A substitute school nurse. A nursing tutor for Pueblo Community College and the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence. A hospice spiritual care counselor. A community health case manager. A home health nurse. A perioperative nurse. Those are some of the jobs Erica Messinger has held in...
Snow moves on, now we’re wintry kinds of cold
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Our first snow of the season is in the books! We’ve got some snow on the valley floors. The mountains are covered! Now it’s all about the cold. Winter-like Cold Arrives. The Grand Junction Airport reached freezing but never warmed above 32 degrees....
Community Spotlight: Good Samaritan Food Pantry (Good Sam's)
ABOUT (from goodsamscortez.org) The Good Samaritan Center is a food pantry and emerging community food center in Cortez, CO. We provide food assistance to anyone who needs it through market-style shopping for supplementary groceries and opportunities to grow food for personal use. Households can shop for groceries up to twice per month.
Savoring Cortez: A Journey Through Four Must-Try Traditional American Dishes
This article is set to explore four traditional American cuisines found in Cortez. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Shop to Support Young Entrepreneurs and Local Artists
Get your holiday shopping done and support local artists and entrepreneurs this season with Cortez’s Young Entrepreneur Showcase, Mancos’ Artist Sunday, and Dolores’ arts and crafts markets. Then, celebrate the season with food, music, and Santa at Mancos Valley’s Olde Fashioned Christmas on Friday, December 1st. By Rachel Hughes. This story is sponsored Big O Tires and The Lor Foundation
On-and-off snow continues through Saturday morning
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - On-and-off snow will fall throughout the night, then it will fade to an end between 7-10 AM Saturday. Lingering snow on the higher elevations will fade by about 3-4 PM. The sun will come out as the clouds thin out and break up, then we’ll turn colder.
Bluff's Historic Fort: A Testament to Pioneer Tenacity and Architectural Ingenuity
Nestled in the heart of Bluff, Utah, Bluff's Historic Fort is an architectural marvel that stands as a testament to the ingenuity and resilience of the pioneers who settled the area in 1880. This symbol of the town's early days is a rich tapestry of history, showcasing traditional building techniques and materials that reflect both Native American craftsmanship and pioneer resourcefulness. Visitors to the fort are transported back in time, gaining insights into the lives of those who built and defended their settlement on the American frontier.
Whitehorse Lady Raiders split games at 1A Preview
The Whitehorse High School girls basketball team split games to open the 2023-24 season at the 1A Preview at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield this past weekend. The Lady Raiders suffered a 54-32 loss to Panguitch in the season opener on Friday, November 18. They trailed the Lady Bobcats 13-9 after one quarter and 28-13 at halftime.