Cortez, CO

The list of activities for visitors to Cortez, Colorado and the surrounding area is endless. Cortez's beautiful location, nestled between the mountains and desert, offers a wide variety of outdoor activities.   The cultural diversity of the area will give visitors an opportunity to learn about ancient inhabitants of the area, as well as current residents. Mesa Verde Country Tourism is a great starting point for planning your trip.  While in the area, visit the Colorado Welcome Center to get all the information you will need for a great adventure. The Parks and Recreation Department has several facilities for the use of the community and visitors. Our parks offer a wide range of recreational opportunities, including picnic spots and sports fields.  The Conquistador Golf Course is a championship 18-hole golf course with sand traps, water hazards, practice driving range and putting green. The Cortez Municipal Aquatics Complex is open to the public seven days a week during the summer months for your enjoyment. The Cortez Recreation Center offers fun for everyone! It features pools, climbing walls, and numerous amenities.
  • The Montezuma-Cortez School District announced Tuesday it could slash more than 240,000 in instructional position salary and benefits next year, resulting in the cancellation of multiple teacher contracts. In open session Tuesday, April 15, board member Brian Demby delivered the news by reading an emergency declaration revealing a...
  • A popsicle can be tasty unless there is a cigarette butt lurking inside.And in the same way, smoking may seem appealing, but lasting side effects are waiting. This is just one of the prevention messages that awaited middle school students from all over the region at the 13th annual Teen Maze at the county fairgrounds on...
  • Kinder Morgan officials requested to renegotiate a 1.5 million Montezuma County road-improvement plan, 28 days after the original agreement was signed.Reached March 17 with Montezuma County commissioners, the initial pact called for North America's third-largest energy company to 8220maintain8221 and 8220improve8221 about...
  • Two women are campaigning against four men for one of three board seats on the Cortez Fire Protection District. On April 1, The Cortez Journal emailed a questionnaire to all six candidates 8211 Sherri Wright, James Kent Lindsay, Nick Randall, Diane Fox, Larry D. Sharp and Jerry Ayers. Wright, Fox and Lindsay were the only contenders...
  • Name Diane FoxAge 46Telephone 970-560-3111Email ddavisfox67yahoo.comWebsite Not listed1. List three action items you'd introduce to guarantee the people's right to know? I think that one of our fundamental freedoms in America is the press and the...