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If you smoke cigarettes by the duck pond in Cortez, or if you can’t stand when people smoke at soccer games, you may want to share your opinions with the Cortez Parks and Recreation Department. A survey by the department asks the public whether a no-smoking or vaping policy should be implemented on City property.

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Representatives of the Cortez-based “Mesa TV” company told the Montezuma County commissioners Monday they would like to begin being paid for broadcasting the board’s meetings.

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The City of Cortez’s Linda Smith has been named Clerk of the Year by the Colorado Municipal Clerks Association. Smith was recognized for her achievement at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

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Sixty people marched a mile along Cortez’s Main Street on Saturday afternoon to promote unity and healing in the wake of the contentious presidential election.

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Montezuma County voters approved all four local questions on Tuesday’s general-election ballot, but those results weren’t known until about 5:30 Wednesday morning.