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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 Public Library sponsoring T-shirt contest

The Journal The Cortez Public Library is sponsoring a T-shirt design contest for its upcoming Summer Reading Program. The contest is open to anyone under the age of 18 and will end on March 2. A...

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

Melee breaks out at wrestling tournaments in Rio Rancho

ALBUQUERQUE – A melee broke out among fans at the state high school wrestling tournaments in Rio Rancho. The Albuquerque Journal reports two women at the center of a heated dispute disagreed on who...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Winter bike to work week starts Monday

Local businesses will participate in a winter “clean commuter” challenge Monday through Friday, leading up to Winter Bike to Work Day on Friday. The commuter challenge is a friendly competition to...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fundraiser film screening to support residents’ legal defense

The documentary “No Man’s Land,” by director David Byars, will be shown from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., to raise money for the legal defense of Durango...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 26 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

State lawmakers advance bill on immigrant license renewals

DENVER – State lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow unauthorized immigrants to renew their Colorado driver’s licenses online or by mail instead of through an in-person appointment. The...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Second annual Grow-a-Row fundraiser

The Montezuma School to Farm Project is holding its second annual Grow-a-Row fundraiser. The goal is 300 pumpkins of any variety. According to a news release, School to Farm is seeking gardeners...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores State Bank announces management changes

The Journal Doug Aiken has been selected to replace Ed Merritt Jr., as president of The Dolores State Bank, according to board chairman Dewayne Findley. Larry Engel will fill Aiken’s job of...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

High winds closes landfill for day

The Montezuma County landfill has closed for the day due to high winds, reports manager Shak Powers. When winds reach 40 mph, federal law requires landfills to close to prevent wind blown litter....

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Miss Hozhoni Pageant name changes

The Miss Hozhoni Pageant, part of the annual monthlong Hozhoni Days that celebrates the variety of cultures at Fort Lewis College, is getting a slight name change, the college’s newspaper reports. ...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community will rally to ‘support the Dreamers’

Indivisible Durango will hold a “Support the Dreamers” rally at 10 a.m. Saturday in Buckley Park, 1250 Main Ave. The community is invited to join members of the Indivisible Immigration Committee...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park offers guided hike Feb. 21

Mesa Verde National Park staff will teach guests about the winter adaptations of plants and animals in the Four Corners region during a free guided hike on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Camp guests will be...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News