Drive time needed for cheaper airfares

Wanting to get away will cost a few more dollars for those not willing to travel more than 100 miles roundtrip to an airport. Residents wishing to fly to Denver can save more than $200 if they...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

M-CHS Spotlight Student of the Week

Montezuma-Cortez High School senior Sheldon Johnson is this week’s Spotlight Student of the Week.Grade — 12Favorite food — FrybreadFavorite TV show — Fresh Prince of Bel-AirFavorite class — Study...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Spotlight

Chamber’s Business LuncheonEmpire Electric will discuss new rate issues at the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon, Wednesday, Dec. 5 at noon at J Fargo’s Restaurant at 1209 E. Main...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Ready for some football?

The business of football has always been about socializing. Super Bowls, Rose Bowls and salsa bowls go hand in hand. The restaurants in Cortez that cater to football affairs are not, however,...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Passion for leather at 87

After nearly six decades of working with leather, Jon Kelly, 87, knows a thing or two about the craft.“There is just something about working with leather,” Kelly said.Kelly started working with...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

An eye for jewelry

When Ann Goodall of Lewis starts to talk jewelry, stones and silver, her face lights up a room.It is something she loves, something that is almost therapeutic.“I wanted to be creative again and I...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

State of the Internet

By Luke Groskopf Journal Staff WriterA decade ago, computer users were just beginning to leave the world of dial-up — with its beeps, chirps and phone line monopolizing — behind for faster Internet...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Slowly getting better

By Rachel SeguraJournal Staff WriterIt is no secret that Cortez has seen a dramatic change in tourism over the last few years. Businesses, including motels and restaurants, have been going on...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Medical marijuana facility finds a new home

Garrett Smith is a business man. The type of business he runs caters to those who are ill and in pain. However, he is not a chiropractor or nurse. He is not anything that requires years of...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Big difference in gas prices

Journal Staff ReportThere’s one thing that people seem to notice as much as anything — gas prices. And when the price range from region to region is so extreme, motorists really take notice.Of...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores dentist moves office

Dr. Richard Westerman closed his dental office in Dolores on Wednesday, Nov. 14. “It is with regret that I announce the decision to close my Dolores office,” he said. “Dolores is my home.”Westerman...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Lions Club raffle will assist locals needing eyeglasses

The Cortez Lions Club is currently selling raffle tickets as an annual fundraising event. All proceeds from the raffle sale is used for grants for those in our local area in need of assistance in...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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