This is Kira, a 2-year-old chocolate Lab mix and a very sweet young lady that just wants to please. Cortez Animal Shelter hours are Monday through Fri...

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Cortez Police Blotter

Tuesday, Feb. 10

9:14 a.m. A woman reported that $3 in quarters and a pack of breath mints had been taken from her car. There are no suspects or leads in this case.

Wednesday, Feb. 11

10:47 a.m. At the request of the Mancos Marshal’s office, a police officer issued a summons to a woman for theft after an investigation showed she took money from a donation jar set out to get money for Mancos student with medical issues and another jar set out to raise money for a school trip.

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Thank you letters

Thank You Letter Family thankful for honors

The family of Chester Tozer inadvertently missed thanking the Cortez American Legion for their military honors and ceremony at Chester’s funeral. We greatly appreciated...

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Pet of the week

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

Email announcements to and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and the calendar may be edited for length and content.

Thursday, Feb. 19

Free Small Claims Clinic at 5:30 p.m. in the Justice Building at 601 N. Mildred Road in Cortez. Info: 564-5029, 8 a.m.–noon; 564-5073,...

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Clubs and organizations

Powers to train as Navy pilot

Jack Powers, 22, a 2011 graduate of Montezuma-Cortez High School, has received a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of New Mexico. As a Naval ROTC student, he has also earned a commission as a Navy officer. In March, he will report to Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., and will commence training as a student Naval aviator.

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