Category Archives: June 2021

Two MCHS grads discuss the lunch clubs

Print this articleSupport for the LGBTQ2S+ community has sometimes sparked controversy in Cor­tez and Montezuma County. In February of this year, a member of the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School Board, Lance McDaniel, was recalled for reasons that had little to do … Continue reading

Published in June 2021

A matter of pride: Cortez, Mancos pass proclamations celebrating the LGBTQ2S+ community

Print this articleFor the first time, the Cortez City Council has passed a proclamation declaring June as LGBTQ2S+ Pride Month. The acronym stands for lesbian, gay, bi­sexual, transgender, queer or questioning, two-spirit and any other possible sexual ori­entations and gender … Continue reading

Published in June 2021

‘Montezuma’ and ‘Cortez’: Why are they so called? The story behind the names, and the names behind the stories

Print this articleOn a cloudy, windy day in late May, the Montezuma Heritage Museum in Cortez opened the doors of its new building to the public for the first time. Local histori­ans, elected officials, and other community members milled about … Continue reading

Published in June 2021

Honoring those who came before: The Montezuma Heritage Museum is slated to open in Cortez this autumn

Print this article“Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” — Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British philosopher “Those who cannot remember the past are con­demned to repeat it.”. — George Santayana (1863-1952) American philosopher born in Spain “Those that … Continue reading

Published in June 2021

Zed’s Hamper (June 2021)

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Published in June 2021