Cortez POlice Blotter

Saturday, Aug. 30

12:58 a.m. A woman reported that her Toyota Tacoma was stolen after leaving it parked on Main Street in Cortez. She had...

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Cortez Police Blotter

Friday, Aug. 1

6:36 p.m. A father enjoying the day at the Cortez Skate Park with his son was soon recognized by a Cortez police officer as having an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The officer explained to the man that he had to arrest him because he had an outstanding warrant and proceeded to ask the man to walk away with the officer so that he did not have to arrest him in front of his child. Instead of complying with the request, the man got upset and continued to show off his skate-park moves. The officer again told the man he was under arrest, at which point the man started...

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Thank you letters

Thanks for making Blue concert happen

There were many people involved in pulling off our memorable event featuring Josh Blue at Parque de Vida. If we left someone out, tell everyone you know. If we misspell your name,...

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

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Thursday, Sept. 11

Free Pottery-Making Program with artist in residence Michael Savage at 7:30 p.m., at Far View Lodge Library at Mesa Verde National Park. Learn about rarely...

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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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