Stephanie Alderton

Position: The Journal

Montezuma Alliance for Unity plans march in Cortez

The new Montezuma Alliance for Unity will sponsor the Women’s March for Unity on Saturday in Cortez in solidarity with the march in Washington, D.C. The march will start at the Cortez Welcome...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district hopes for on-campus clinic, counselor

Dolores School Superintendent Scott Cooper announced during Thursday’s school board meeting that he wants to partner with Southwest Open School to establish an on-campus clinic for students.Cooper...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

MCEDA announces business and at-large members

The Montezuma Community Economic Development Association added two business and one individual representative to its board of directors on Tuesday. Empire Electric Association and KSJD Radio,...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores Water Conservancy reports on mussel control plan

Ken Curtis, of the Dolores Water Conservancy District, spoke to the Cortez City Council during a Tuesday workshop on the latest efforts to keep invasive mussels out of McPhee Reservoir. Zebra and...

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

Downtown Cortez road project includes medians, crosswalks

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday approved a grant application to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs for the first phase of a Main Street road project and unveiled plans for new medians and...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Sanitation District board appoints secretary

The Cortez Sanitation District has appointed Jim Fisher to the vacant position of secretary and treasurer. During its monthly meeting on Monday, the district board of directors voted to make Fisher...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores burglary suspect leaves note leading to his arrest

A man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly broke into a Dolores woman’s house and spent the night – drinking a bottle of wine and cooking on her stove – before leaving an incriminating letter...

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

Don Coram will replace Ellen Roberts in Colorado Senate

A committee of Republican leaders meeting at the Dolores Community Center on Saturday elected Colorado Rep. Don Coram to serve out the rest of Sen. Ellen Roberts’ term until 2018, when he will be...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez board seeks to restart Montezuma Historic District

After months of waiting, the Cortez Historic Preservation Board wants to move forward on establishing a historic district on Montezuma Avenue. At the board’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, vice...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man leads Cortez police on high-speed chase

A man crashed his car on County Road G and was hospitalized late Tuesday after leading Cortez police on a high-speed chase that began on Main Street. Lance Ironshirt Tootsonie, 26, reached speeds...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos girl donates to Cortez Animal Shelter for her birthday

One Mancos girl celebrated her birthday on Tuesday by giving a New Year’s present to the Cortez Animal Shelter. Olivia Jukes, who turned 9 on Dec. 13, decided to ask her friends for animal...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

2016: Small businesses gain spotlight in Montezuma County

New businesses moved into Montezuma County in 2016 or announced plans to move there in 2017. While construction on a new Osprey Packs headquarters in Cortez is still underway, several smaller...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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