The Journal

KSUT radio plans to restart service in Montezuma County

Ignacio-based KSUT announced on Friday that its on-air service to Montezuma County will resume in a few weeks at 106.3 FM after its on-air lease in Cortez and Dolores had been terminated by the...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Westfork forms volunteer fire department

Efforts to establish a volunteer fire department for West Fork residents of Dolores County are taking shape. The Dolores Fire Protection District has provided fire protection to residences up the...

DATE: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Club 20 hosts discussions on internet, health care in Cortez

Telecommunications and broadband internet are high on the agenda for Club 20’s Summer Committee Meetings in Cortez on Thursday and Friday. The meetings open on Thursday at Cortez City Hall, 210 E....

DATE: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Conservation District hosting work meeting

The Mancos Conservation District will host a local work group meeting at 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 11 at the district office, 604 Bauer Ave. This meeting will focus on identifying community issues...

DATE: July 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Civic Winds plays July 4 concert in Cortez

In a prelude to the Cortez fireworks show, Southwest Civic Winds will give a free concert starting at 7 p.m. Monday at the picnic pavilion in Centennial Park. The 57-member band is composed of...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Celebrating our Freedom’

Several thousand people showed up to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday Monday at City Park, Centennial Park and Parque de Vida in Cortez. The smell of barbecue filled the air as families from all...

DATE: July 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Firecracker of a golf tournament

There were seven different flights at the Firecracker Golf Tournament at Conquistador Golf Course this weekend, including a pro flight, ladies flight and five amateur flights.Bob and Tom Kalinowski...

DATE: July 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning strike ignites small fire at Mesa Verde

Mesa Verde National Park reported Friday afternoon that a lightning strike caused a small fire east of the Cedar Tree Tower archaeological site. Mesa Verde’s Park Point Lookout tower spotted the...

DATE: July 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health warns of possible fraudulent calls

Southwest Health System was notified that community members are receiving calls from a number from Southwest Memorial Hospital, 970-564-2271, with a recording offering loans and financial...

DATE: June 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

July 4th show: 420 shells, 25 ground cakes, 6 gasoline mines

The Cortez area is in for a burst of patriotic celebrations for the Fourth of July weekend. Monday evening, get ready for the “ooh and aah” Cortez fireworks display, put on the past 20 years by...

DATE: June 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Glenn takes Montezuma in GOP primary for Senate

Republican voters in Montezuma County on Tuesday gave U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton a resounding victory over surprise challenger Alexander Beinstein, 1,778 votes to 653, according to unofficial...

DATE: June 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weather Service issues red flag warning for western Colorado

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for western Colorado on Tuesday, citing the increased fire risk because of high temperatures, gusty winds and a chance of lightning. The...

DATE: June 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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