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Kinder Morgan pays about half the property taxes in Montezuma County. This is the pumping plant on Goodman Point.

Montezuma County considers putting sales tax on ballot

The Montezuma County planning department is considering a county-wide tax to help offset an expected decline in revenue from oil and gas giant Kinder Morgan’s CO2 production, which contributes about 60 percent of...

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Re-1 district operating with ‘bare-bones’ budget

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s proposed budget for 2016-2017 leaves a fund balance of just $634,122, continuing the trend of dwindling funds in recent...

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Cortez Farmers Market promises 39 booths this season

The Cortez Farmers Market kicks off Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 a.m. and runs through October.

Theresa Titone, vendors and market manager, expects 39 booths as the market...

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