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Samantha Oxley, of Dolores, graduates from RIT

The Journal Samantha Oxley, of Dolores, graduated from RIT with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Some 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students received their degrees during RIT’s 132nd...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Government tweaks free, reduced-price school lunch rules

The expansion of guidelines this year for free and reduced-price school meals will help more families in need qualify for help, said Brehan Riley, director of the Office of School Nutrition at the...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Clowning around at the library

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Learning improv theater

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez schools declare critical teacher shortage

Cortez school board members on Tuesday voted to declare a critical teacher and bus driver shortage. Assistant Superintendent Dan Porter said 31 district staff members have resigned since the end of...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

First Cortez high school demolition phase is complete

The retired Montezuma-Cortez High School demolition project is back on track after slipping in mid-June, and Re-1 School District Owner’s Representative Jim Ketter said June 20 that the first phase...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials lift stop-work order on school demolition

A stop-work order on the retired Montezuma-Cortez High School demolition project will be lifted Monday morning after a contractor agreed to closely comply with local and state requirements to...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials issue stop-work order after report of school demolition dump

Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District officials have issued a stop-work order on the retired high school demolition project after a report that a contractor on the project has been dumping...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Joshua Hartle graduates from Liberty University

Joshua Hartle, Liberty University Joshua Hartle, of Pleasant View, graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, on May 13, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez students visit Lockheed Martin

Montezuma-Cortez High School graduate Marcus Amrine, Mancos High school senior Denver Syndergaard and Dolores High senior Jade Reynolds recently took a trip to Lockheed Martin Corp. in Colorado...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Studies kicks off lectures with Adventure in Crooked Canyons

The Journal The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College kicks off its summer lecture series based on the theme “A Year in the Life of the West” with a presentation from Jack Turner, 1936:...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living