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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: 9 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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: 16 hours 19 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: 18 hours 13 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: 16 hours 18 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: 16 hours 42 minutes 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: 9 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

Fire destroys office on South Broadway

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores District burns slash piles near Mancos

The Dolores Ranger District is burning slash piles on about 250 acres north of Mancos this week as part of the cleanup effort after a summer thinning project. District Fire Management Officer Pat...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 16 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Basil Rathbone – residents’ best friend – now needs help of his own

The service dog of Madison House Assisted Living recently underwent surgery. Now the people who love him need help to pay his bills. Basil Rathbone was named after a 1940s actor by previous...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 9 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Acclaimed Hot Club of Cowtown to perform in Cortez

The Southwest Colorado Concert Association’s 2017-2018 season continues with Western swing group the Hot Club of Cowtown. The group will perform at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Ralph E. Vavak...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County sheriff investigates social media post of girl with a gun

Law enforcement officials in Montezuma County recently questioned a juvenile girl who allegedly posted a social media photo of herself with what appeared to be an assault rifle. The weapon turned...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News