Montezuma County

Talking Heads

Nov 18, 2015
Sam Green, Cortez Journal

Montezuma County is finally offered a Forest Service Road, but says no thanks, not yet, first we need to sue you:  A look at how the County and Feds end up talking in circles around maintenance, service, access

  • Long-outstanding dispute between Montezuma County and Kinder Morgan could soon be resolved.
  • Montezuma County’s Planning and Zoning board endorses proposal to protect Phil's World mountain biking area.

  • Mancos Marshal put on paid administrative leave for an undetermined period of time.
  • Montezuma County Planning and Zoning Commission seeking applicants to fill three openings.

  • Montezuma County Commissioners ponder pay raises for elected county officials.
  • 19-year-old arrested in connection with destruction of more than 35 mailboxes in Montezuma County.

  • Fees at the Montezuma County landfill will rise 5 percent next year.
  • U.S. Forest Service has more time to turn over documents concerning a land swap on Wolf Creek Pass.

  • Montezuma County and the City of Cortez grapple over homelessness issues and fees for permits, road impacts, and landfill.

  • Voters in Dolores County say yes to two ballot questions, but no to some others.
  • Montezuma County decides to take part in a master leasing plan process organized by the BLM, at least for now.

Donovan Shortey / Creative Commons

In this segment of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with David Johnson from local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231, and Rick Torres, Veterans Service Officer for Montezuma County, about the successes of local veteran service organizations working with the county to assist veterans in southwest Colorado.

  • 22nd Judicial District seeks a $56,000 budget increase to hire an additional attorney.
  • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center to reorganize, lays off six staff members.
  • Jackson Lake State Park will close to boating on November 1st.

  • Montezuma County Planning and Zoning Commission decides more study is needed on two complex proposals.
  • Federal judge denies San Juan County Utah Commissioner Phil Lyman a new trial on trespass conviction.