Cortez

Jake Cruzan and Peppy (credit: Facebook)

Cortez Native Turns Rescue Horse Into Champion

Growing up in the Cortez area, Jake Cruzan had big dreams. He didn’t dream that he’d win a prestigious title on a horse that he rescued. He did just that, capturing a world championship.

09/28/2014

Rep. Scott Tipton (credit: CBS)

Tipton Wins Colorado’s 3rd District GOP Primary

Two-term congressman Scott Tipton has won the Republican primary election for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, defeating tea party activist David Cox.

06/24/2014

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Avalanche Victim’s Body Recovered Near Cortez

The body of a missing Colorado snowmobiler suspected killed in an avalanche in March has been found, authorities confirmed Thursday.

06/12/2014

Evanna Westbrook (credit: Cortez Police)

Missing Cortez Woman Found In New Mexico

Police have found a missing woman from Cortez for three days. Evanna Westbrook was found in New Mexico.

05/15/2014

An image of the crash (credit: San Miguel County Sheriff)

3 Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Telluride ID’d

All three people killed in a single-engine plane crash near a Colorado ski town’s airport were pilots from Arizona, authorities said.

02/17/2014

An image of the crash (credit: San Miguel County Sheriff)

Private Plane Crash Kills 3

All three people killed in a single-engine plane crash near a Colorado ski town’s airport were pilots from Arizona, authorities said.

02/16/2014

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Another Snowstorm Headed For Colorado

Coloradans braced for another round of snow this weekend as blistering cold temperatures continue across the state, filling homeless shelters and snarling traffic.

12/06/2013

The U-2 in Cortez (credit: armyairforces.com)

Top Secret U-2 Plane Landed In Cortez 54 Years Ago

Many people know the Cuban missile crisis and the Berlin Wall were milestones of the Cold War. But a lesser-known drama in the decades-long tensions between the United States and its communist foes played out in Cortez.

08/03/2013

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1 Dies In Helicopter Crash In Southwest Colorado

Sheriff’s officials say a helicopter pilot for a Montana-based company has died after crashing in southwest Colorado.

07/16/2013

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Saving The Old Spanish Trail

When the Old Spanish Trail Association met in Cortez recently for its annual conference, several speakers said that the remnants of the trail from Santa Fe to Los Angeles may well be lost.

06/08/2013

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