Briefs

Yaquinto to speak about Fremont County’s cultural history

The Journal The Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will present Brian Yaquinto on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Sunflower Theatre, 8 E. Main St., Cortez, CO to discuss...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Buzz Club to meet Thursday

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association Buzz Club will hold its last meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. Soup, bread and dessert will be...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Foundation hires one to staff

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado recently named Tracy Pope as its new marketing and grants manager. Pope has lived in Durango for more than 21 years and is involved in several...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez church opens site for Operation Christmas Child

This month, Rock Springs Community Church in Cortez will serve as a drop-off location for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child — joining nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Support group for parents of LGBTQ children?

The Journal A group of concerned citizens, who meet at St. Barnabas in Cortez, have begun programs to help LGBTQ+ students in area schools. They are now trying to find out if parents of these...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to begin work on U.S. 160 and Colorado 145

The Colorado Department of Transportation and A-1 Chipseal-Rocky Mountain Pavement will start two roadwork improvement projects on Monday, Oct. 23. The projects are expected to last through...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

English and GED classes now available in new Cortez office

The Durango Adult Education Center has opened a new location in downtown Cortez for English and GED/high school equivalency classes. Classes are now located at 10 W. Main St., Suite 110 in the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grace’s Kitchen accepting donations for Thanksgiving dinner

Grace’s Kitchen is accepting donations for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Meal. The kitchen is accepting frozen turkeys, new roasters, No. 10 canned green beans, cranberries, and premade pies. ...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Medicine Horse Center needs volunteers

Looking for a great way to spend your free time this fall? The Medicine Horse Center needs volunteers for therapeutic riding sessions, helping out as side walkers and leaders for children and...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Resources sponsors free workshop for nonprofits

The Journal Small nonprofits can learn the ins and outs of financial and tax reporting obligations at a workshop led by CPA Dan Whitehead at the Mancos Grange on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Intended for...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tale of expedition to round up Grand Canyon burros

The Journal Cortez resident Mark Applequist will give a free lecture and photo slideshow at Dolores Public Library covering the history of Grand Canyon burros and his expedition to move them to...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Baha’is of Montezuma County to mark anniversary of Baha’u’llah

The Journal The Baha’is of Montezuma County will host a public meeting on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m. in the community room at Cortez City Hall, to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News