Archives for May 2013

Farmer’s Market June 1 7:30a.m., FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, June 1 7:30a.m. The 2013 Cortez Farmers Market starts June 1st. Join us for a fun summer filled with good food, good fun, and good friends! In addition to the fresh, local produce we all enjoy, be sure to check out the other great aspects of the market: live music, children’s story hour with […]


FREE, June 2 5pm-6pm The Farm Bistro is hosting a reception for local artist Kathleen King on Sunday, June 2 from 5 – 6 pm. You are invited to join us for light refreshments, conversation with the artist, and an up close and personal look at some really fun art!

Cortez Music Festival Monday 27 at 11:00a.m., FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, Monday 27 at 11:00a.m. Music by: The Tim Sullivan Band Rob Webster Redeye Djinn Mo Tones Sponsored by 4Cast. Come join us for a day of fun, music and beer! Sponsored by: Advantage Glass Coors Light 4×4 Auto Heart & Soul The Citizens State Bank Fiesta Mexicana Mail Room & Copy Center Derailed Pour […]

13th Annual Indian Arts and Culture Festival May 25 & 26, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, May 25 & 26 Juried Indian Art Market, Pueblo Dances, Navajo Rug Auction, Special Archaeological Tours and Exhibits. Come out the new Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center.

Four Corners Community Band Concert May 24 7pm, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, May 24 7pm The Four Corners Community Band will play a concert on Friday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at the Morefield Campground Amphitheater at Mesa Verde National Park. The campground is located four miles from the entrance to the park. For more information, see or, or call Sue Eleison at 564-1245.

Relay For Life Meeting May 20 6:30pm, FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, May 20 6:30pm Everyone interested in becoming involved in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is invited to a team captain meeting on Monday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Southwest Memorial Hospital Annex, 20 S. Market. More information is also available at or on the Montezuma County Relay for Life […] was featured in the Cortez Journal!

New business boosts web visibility of Cortez Southwest Colorado and Albania are a world apart, but perhaps not so different when it comes to the World Wide Web. Derek Alvarez, a recent arrival in Cortez, noticed some similarities after living in a beach town in southern Albania close to Greece. Cortez and the Albanian town […]

Earth Day At Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde recently offered free entrance to the park so my husband and I took Earth Day off to spend the day wandering through the park. The weather was perfect and the views were amazing! Monique Alvarez

Tuna and cheese with rice

1 tablespoon butter 1tablespoon p.flour 1teaspoonof curry pwd or to taste .keens curry 1pint full cream milk =600ml 1 sml block of Kraft processed cheese grated 1large tin of green seas tuna in spring water only 1 large tablespoon of Kraft basic mayonnaise 2 cups of rice medium grain Method In a very large ,deep […]

Blood Drive May 16 , FREE, Cortez, CO

FREE, May 16 United Blood Services will hold a blood drive from 3 to 6:30 p.m. May 16 at the Cortez Middle School cafeteria, 450 W. Second, Cortez.