State of the Community

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter discusses the district's schools at The Farm restaurant Thursday morning. Local residents, along with officials, had a chance to hear about the State of the Community. Pictured, sitting from left, are: Cortez City Manager Shane Hale, County Commissioner Keenan Ertel, County Administrator Ashton Harrison and Southwest Memorial Hospital CEO Kent Helwig. Enlargephoto

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Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter discusses the district's schools at The Farm restaurant Thursday morning. Local residents, along with officials, had a chance to hear about the State of the Community. Pictured, sitting from left, are: Cortez City Manager Shane Hale, County Commissioner Keenan Ertel, County Administrator Ashton Harrison and Southwest Memorial Hospital CEO Kent Helwig.

Southwest Memorial Hospital CEO Kent Helwig discusses the hospital during the State of the Community event at The Farm Thursday morning. Pictured from left: Cortez City Manager Shane Hale, County Commissioner Keenan Ertel, County Administrator Ashton Harrison and Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

Southwest Memorial Hospital CEO Kent Helwig discusses the hospital during the State of the Community event at The Farm Thursday morning. Pictured from left: Cortez City Manager Shane Hale, County Commissioner Keenan Ertel, County Administrator Ashton Harrison and Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter.