Thursday, November 15, 2018

Cortez

Net ban

Fishermen to cast vote against net ban

CORTEZ – Local commercial fishermen plan to petition Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) next month to place an amendment on the November ballot reversing...

Body identified not missing fisherman

Updated Dec. 5, 2017 CORTEZ – The Manatee County Coroner’ Office has identified a body found near Egmont Key last weekend, but it is not...
Guthrie net camp

Guthrie ordered to remove building in bay

CORTEZ – Raymond “Junior” Guthrie Jr. plans to contest the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)’s final order issued on Friday, Nov. 17 requiring...
Cortez Cultural Center Veterans Day - Cindy Lane | Sun

Veterans Day in Cortez

The Cortez Cultural Center celebrated Veterans Day on Saturday with a flag-raising ceremony, a prayer for all veterans, living and dead, and an all-American...

Cortez Road improvements to begin

CORTEZ - The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will construct interim intersection improvements at State Road 684/Cortez Road and 119th Street West this month. This...
Cortez bridge public input

Crowd tells FDOT what kind of Cortez Bridge it wants

BRADENTON – The meeting hall at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church was packed with approximately 170 people Thursday night as the public got its final say...

FDOT changes 119th Street plans

BRADENTON — Residents of the Village of Cortez can breathe a little easier now that the Florida Department of Transportation is changing its plan...
Aqua by the Bay map

Cortez rises again against Beruff

CORTEZ – The last time Cortezians took on Carlos Beruff, they lined up a 90-year-old woman, several seniors in wheelchairs, grandchildren, babes in their...

Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival celebrates 35

CORTEZ – At the edge of the main parking lot at the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival is a fringe of green, the edge of...
Fishing in Cortez

The future – a memory?

CORTEZ – There is less fishing and more preservation in Cortez these days, but the success of an expanding museum complex and environmental preserve...
Cortez net camp - Cindy Lane | Sun

Climate change in Cortez

Last in a series of three CORTEZ – If the state would lift the 1995 ban on gill nets, hearts would leap and boats would...
Cortez mullet boat

The village that mullet built

Second in a series of three CORTEZ – The wind is screaming, the Gulf of Mexico is frosted with whitecaps, and it’s so cold the...

Snapshots of Cortez

CORTEZ – Ask a Cortezian about their village, and stories fly like mullet being tossed into a boat cooler. Here are some snapshots of the...
Cortez shrimp net - Cindy Lane | Sun

A century of Cortez

First in a series of three The Cortez commercial fishing village celebrates three milestones this year – the 100th anniversary of its incorporation, the founding...