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‘Teachers with guns’ bill fails in Colorado

In the wake of a Columbine-style school shooting in Florida last week, Colorado lawmakers again weighed a trio of bills aimed at loosening up the state’s gun laws. All three failed on a partisan...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drones could get another lift from Colorado lawmakers

Wildfire footage captured from drones can be breathtaking, but getting that footage can often hinder firefighters in their rescue efforts. Currently emergency responders can only ask the public to...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kids unwittingly trapped in exploding child porn epidemic

There’s an exploding epidemic of child pornography in Colorado and across the nation. And parents can be completely unaware their children are at risk, a Rocky Mountain PBS investigation finds....

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meet the Mancos trustee candidates, part 3

In this year’s municipal election, five candidates are running for four open trustee positions on the Mancos town board. It is Mancos’s first contested election in several years, after five...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Words for winter wanderings and what they mean to animals

The San Juan Mountains are finally looking like their winter selves! It’s so wonderful to see the life-sustaining snow blanketing our favorite craggy peaks. Snow provides more than just water for...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Montezuma County teen to attend U.N. conference on women

A 15-year-old from Montezuma County hopes to leave an impression on the corridors of power next month at the 2018 session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women. Scheduled for March 12-23,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 hours 37 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Hisatsinom plans lecture on role of obsidian

The Journal The Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will present Dr. Sean Dolan on Wednesday, March 7, at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Church, 515 Park St., to discuss “From...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez, regional leaders search for solutions on broadband

More than 50 local government officials, candidates for office and residents filled the Cortez City Council chambers on Tuesday to discuss the goal of broadband for Montezuma County. County and...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 8 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 board meeting focuses on safety

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 board on Tuesday focused on school safety after a weekend investigation into an alarming social media post. “There were community members, specifically parents of some of...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 hours 36 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County caucuses to be held March 6

Montezuma County’s 11 voting precincts will hold caucuses on March 6 to elect the Republican and Democrat delegates who will organize each party’s activities in the 2018 elections. Registered...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez’s final TEZ Talk to feature disabled athlete

The final speaker in Cortez’s TEZ Talks series will be a former college football player born without legs. At 7 p.m. on March 2, First National Bank in Cortez will host its third free speaking...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores Outfitters focus on outdoor fun, adventure

Dolores Outfitters is bringing outdoor adventure back to town. The refurbished store and gas station at 341 Railroad Ave. specializes in camping, fishing, hunting, snowshoeing and boating gear,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News