Montezuma County

  • The benefits of pumped-up recreation would be many, but to truly harvest them, Montezuma County may need a sales tax.

  • New report shows that many Coloradoans who are eligible for food stamps are not receiving them.

In this episode, Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press and KSJD's Jeff Pope discuss the American Lands Council and their efforts to transfer public lands to state control, the recent departure of Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District Superintendent Alex Carter, and the potential impacts of falling oil prices on the economy of Montezuma County.

  • Two Montezuma County commissioners attended Thursday's meeting of the County Planning and Zoning Commission to urge them to take an active role in visioning economic development projects.

  • Montezuma County commissioners postpone a decision about proposed land-use regulations on Monday, and choose Monty Guiles as the owner’s representative for overseeing construction of the new $7 million to $8 million county courthouse.

  • Montezuma County commissioners postpone a decision on whether the Cortez Journal will be its newspaper of record.
  • Montezuma County commission may expand its use of executive sessions.

  • Montezuma County moves into 2016 on a budget of more than $38 million.

  • Montezuma County is moving swiftly to adopt regulations designed to control “areas of state interest” within its boundaries.

  • Montezuma County employees will be working on Columbus Day from now on.
  • BLM tells Montezuma County Commission that expansion of Phil's World cannot be expedited.

  • Report says that most jobs in Southwest Colorado don’t provide a livable wage for a family of four.
  • The San Juan Generating Station will continue operating, following a vote by New Mexico's Public Regulation Commission.