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.
  • Runaway April 12326 p.m. A deputy and sergeant responded to a reported run away. They drove around the Mancos area looking for the run away. While looking for her the deputy contacted her grandmother who said she has run away before. The juvenile requires medication and the grandmother is very concerned. A Mancos marshal...
  • DENVER - Young people often feel more comfortable chatting online about their troubles than talking about them face-to-face, so Colorado students should have round-the-clock access to counselors through online chats, the Colorado Youth Advisory Council recommended this week.Schools also should implement fact-based, rather than...
  • WASHINGTON - U.S. home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.Builders started work on 946,000 homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in March, up 2.8 percent from 920,000 in February,...
  • Vacation home sales rose sharply in 2013 across the nation as wealthy individuals again put money into real estate in the form of second homes, the National Association of Realtors said.Vacation homes sales jumped 29.7 percent to an estimated 717,000 last year, up from 553,000 in 2012, the Realtors group said in a report released April...
  • WASHINGTON - U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market rose modestly in April but remained at low levels for the third consecutive month, constrained by tight credit for home buyers and a shortage of workers and available land.The National Association of Home BuildersWells Fargo builder sentiment index, which...