The Cortez Journal

Tomac wins in Detroit

For weeks, Eli Tomac has been waiting for things to click, and on March 21, everything finally did as the GEICO Honda racer captured first place in the 12th round of the AMA Supercross Series in...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Youth baseball clinic to take place

The Four Corners Hitting Camp will be held April 18 and 19 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The camp is open to baseball players between the ages of 9 and 13. The camp will be led by one of the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

BLM plans burns near Dove Creek

Starting Thursday, Sept. 10, officials expect to ignite several prescribed burns east of Dove Creek, or as conditions allow. The Bureau of Land Management’s Tres Rios Field Office announced this...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

City urges applicants for grants

The city of Cortez is encouraging eligible community organizations to apply for grant funding through the Community Support Grant Program. The Cortez City Council annually budgets money from the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

PTSD seminar planned for vets

Montezuma County will host a seminar for military veterans with PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, this weekend. Held at the County Annex on Chestnut Street from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday,...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Osprey’s expansion plan is approved

The site plan for the updated Osprey Packs “basecamp” was approved by the City Council last week, making way for an expanded headquarters that is on track to start construction next month. The...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez, CDOT schedule second meeting on U.S. 160

The city of Cortez and the Colorado Department of Transportation have scheduled a second public meeting on the access plan for U.S. 160 between Maple and Patton streets on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 5–7...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos sports physicals are

In conjunction with the Mancos Clinic, the Mancos School District will hold Sports Physical Day for all students who intend to participate in sports during the coming 15-16 school year. The...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Journal introduces ‘Pickles’ to comics page

Beginning today on Page 4B, Brian Crane’s “Pickles” comic strip replaces “Home and Away” in The Cortez Journal. “Home and Away” is no longer available. “Pickles” shows a funny side of family and...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez fire chief injured in rear-end crash

Cortez Fire Chief Jeff Vandevoorde was transported to Southwest Memorial Hospital on Friday for minor injuries after his SUV was rear-ended on Main Street at Chestnut Street about 8 a.m....

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outage hits eastern section of downtown Cortez

Electricity was knocked out Wednesday in parts of downtown Cortez for about 30 minutes beginning at 9:30 a.m. An Empire Electric employee said the impacted area included City Market and eastward...

DATE: July 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez-area team beats Durango 13-2 in Minors All Star game

The Southwest minors, composed of players from Cortez, Dolores, Lewis and Towaoc, kicked off the All Star baseball tournament on Monday with a strong team effort in a 13-2 win over Durango. Pitcher...

DATE: July 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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