Cortez Police Blotter

Thursday, Nov. 13

2:09 p.m. An officer was in a marked patrol vehicle in the 200 block of West 2nd when he observed a man he believed to...

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Cortez Police Blotter

Friday, Nov. 7

11:40 a.m. An officer responded to the duck pond in Centennial Park for a welfare check. When the officer arrived, he observed a female lying on the ground and two males were laughing at her and then one of the males stood over the woman and starting hitting her in the head multiple times. As the officer approached the male stopped and said he was trying to wake up the female. The male was then taken into custody. The male then started yelling obscenities at the officer and refused to get in the back of a patrol vehicle. After refusing several times to get into the...

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Thank you letters

Thank You Letters: Thanks to our community

I really want to thank everyone in the county for their support in the county commission race. It was a wonderful experience for both my wife Dawn and I. I feel it was...

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

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Thursday, Nov. 20

Mancos Public Library hosts a free preview of “Evolution of a Criminal,” at 6 p.m., 211 West First Street, Mancos, followed by...

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Clubs and organizations

Dolores youth earns Eagle Scout badge

It took seven years, but Evan Moore of Boy Scout Troop 518, chartered by the Mancos Hose Company No. 1, reached a goal by earning his Eagle Scout badge.

The final step in the process was his Eagle project, refurbishing the walking bridge at Mancos State Park.

Evan began his tenure with the Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub in first grade in Cub Scout Pack 516, chartered with the Methodist Church in Dolores. In fifth grade, he completed Cub Scouts by earning the Arrow of Light and transferred to the Mancos Troop, since there was not a...

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