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Stories with place: Cortez
  • Grizzly Peak research area gets added protection 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 4:00 pm

    CORTEZ, Colorado - The Grizzly Peak Research Natural Area rarely gets visitors, but the area is getting added protection to keep it from being disturbed so it can provide a baseline for what a natural area should look like. It also will be used to determine the effects of climate change.

  • Former Mancos marshal gets probation for DUI 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:12 am

    CORTEZ, Colorado - The former marshal of the southwestern Colorado town of Mancos who pleaded guilty to drunken driving has been sentenced to probation.

  • Tourists spent $55M near Mesa Verde National Park in 2015 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 12:32 am

    CORTEZ, Colorado - The more than 547,000 people who visited Mesa Verde National Park last year spent $55.4 million in nearby communities.