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DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Domestic violence leads to hostage negotiation

An Egnar man wanted on a warrant for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and holding her hostage at gunpoint was arrested Dec. 2 by San Miguel County Sheriff deputies. Aaron Joseph Gray, 35, is...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow expected Sunday, slick conditions possible

A winter storm predicted for Sunday is expected to drop snow in the San Juan Mountains and pour rain in the valleys followed by cold temperatures that could make Monday morning’s commute slick,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

West Cortez crash causes minor injury

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | UPDATED: 15 hours 18 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez prepares for annual community Christmas dinner

The 29th annual Community Christmas Dinner is coming up, and it’s free to everyone looking for a neighborly meal. The dinner has become a Christmas tradition and feeds about 500 people every year,...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | UPDATED: 19 hours 33 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Trooper Tips: Are you driving impaired?

How often do you ask yourself if you are driving impaired? I know you’re asking why you would ask yourself that if you are not drinking. But are you actually impaired and don’t realize it? Think of...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Award-winning, local author to present novel at Ignacio library

Nationally recognized author C. Joseph “Chuck” Greaves will present his Cortez-based novel Saturday at Ignacio Community Library with a reading and Q&A session. In “Church of the Graveyard Saints,”...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

November restaurant reports are in

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Unannounced inspections are conducted for restaurants, school, hospital and...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s red flag law: What if they won’t give up their guns?

The board overseeing law enforcement training and procedures in Colorado has released its model policy for how police departments and sheriff’s offices should use the new, controversial red flag...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA rejects ban on cyanide bombs for coyotes, cattle predators

WASHINGTON – Trappers can keep using sodium cyanide bombs to kill coyotes and other livestock predators, the Trump administration said Thursday, rejecting calls for a ban despite repeated instances...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Church’s Native Hope Solar brings light and heat to Navajo families

Parishioners at First United Methodist Church came together a couple years ago to form a church-based nonprofit with the mission of providing solar lighting systems to impoverished families. The...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police officer accused of domestic violence appears in court

Issues over money and an alleged extramarital affair led to an altercation that resulted in a Durango Police Department officer’s arrest earlier this week on suspicion of domestic violence,...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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