City of Cortez

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The City of Cortez will temporarily stop accepting newspaper in its recycling program.

Bronco Planet

In the 1986 NFL AFC Championship game, Denver Broncos wide receiver Mark Jackson caught a touchdown pass from John Elway to send the game into overtime in what became known as "The Drive". KSJD's Tom Yoder caught up with Mark Jackson to talk about "The Drive", how he became part of the Broncos' group of wide receivers known as "The Three Amigos", and why he is making an appearance in Cortez on December 1st.


The Cortez City Council heard plans Tuesday night for improved snow removal through the use of contract help.

Austin Cope

The Cortez City Council took the first steps Tuesday toward a possible purchase of the site of the former Montezuma-Cortez High School.

Austin Cope / KSJD

The City of Cortez will wait until next year to install medians on Main Street.


Cortez Public Works Director Phil Johnson tells KSJD the City did not receive bids from contractors in time to begin the project this fall. The City will now accept bids in January, and Johnson says he expects more contractors to apply at that time.