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Montezuma-Cortez considers cuts after school tax fails

Voters rejected the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s request to raise property taxes on Tuesday night, and the district quickly warned that budget cuts were likely. In other county...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters reject Montezuma-Cortez schools’ tax

Voters rejected the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s request to raise property taxes on Tuesday night. Voters easily approved the Mancos district’s bond. According to unofficial results,...

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

Mancos schools celebrate Dia de los Muertos

The Mancos School District held its fourth annual Dia de los Muertos Festival on Thursday. Dia de los Muertos is a cultural holiday celebrated throughout Latin America and the United States....

DATE: Nov. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Early child development training is coming to Cortez

The Coordinated Approach to Child Health Early Childhood development program training will come to Cortez from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 13-14 and 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 15. CATCH is a physical...

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

Education center seeks volunteers for English and GED program

The Journal The Adult Education Center is looking for experienced or retired teachers in Cortez to volunteer in its English and GED/high school equivalency program. The center will provide...

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

Montezuma County health office seeks schools’ help with survey

The Journal The Montezuma County Health Department announced on Monday that it is collaborating with unnamed “community shareholders” to conduct a health assessment survey. “We will be running the...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez to host suicide prevention meeting

The Journal A Suicide Prevention Community Summit has been scheduled at Montezuma-Cortez High School on Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. “This event is an opportunity to learn about suicide prevention...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Hazmat exercise planned for Cortez Middle School

The Journal The Montezuma-Cortez School District announced Tuesday that the Re-1 safety team and The Cortez Fire and Police Department will conduct a hazmat practice drill at Cortez Middle School...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Montezuma-Cortez band places fourth at state finals

The Montezuma-Cortez Marching Panthers on Monday placed fourth in the 2017 Class 2A state finals. The Classical Academy won the competition with a score of 72.65, followed by D’Evelyn High School...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez singers audition for state choir

Twenty-six students from Montezuma-Cortez High School have been selected for the Fort Lewis College Honor Choir. They will perform in a concert at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the FLC Community Concert...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposed school tax raises questions about spending

As the Nov. 7 election draws near, voters are discussing the mill levy resolution. If approved by voters in the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District, the tax would raise about $2.7 million in...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nature Center at Butler Corner takes shape

The Nature Center at Butler Corner north of Dolores is constructing a visitors center and is planning a grand opening for this spring. The $75,000 center will feature classroom space as well as...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News