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Three men arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Three men were being held Friday at the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of threatening a woman with a gun and then making her perform sexual acts. Devin “Ducky” Richard Bond, 21, Anthony “Izzy”...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man found guilty of sexual assault on a child

A La Plata County man has been found guilty of sexual assault on a child after a four-day trial this week in Durango. The man, who was a juvenile at the time of the assaults, exposed himself to a...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National tribal group calls for drilling moratorium around Chaco

ALBUQUERQUE – The National Congress of American Indians has waded into the debate over oil and gas development in northwestern New Mexico, calling for a moratorium on drilling in the region...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Not just ‘horsing around’

The Medicine Horse Center in Mancos held a volunteer workshop on Saturday morning. The Center needs volunteers for therapeutic riding sessions, helping out as side walkers and leaders for children...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students rewarded for academic achievement

Montezuma-Cortez High School students who achieved advance placement scores were in for a surprise at Friday’s pep assembly. Colorado Legacy Schools donated $4,200 to Montezuma-Cortez High School...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez’s Geer Natural Area may get a new trail next year

On Friday, Cortez parks and recreation advisory committee members toured the land they hope to turn into a new Geer Natural Area trail next year. Keith Evans, who owned much of the Geer and...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Sweet Taste of Dolores is a sweet success

A special thanks to all our business owners, community groups/organizations, and community members who came together to meet-and-greet, and taste some sweets on Saturday, Sept. 16. All in...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

New and old businesses on Cortez council meeting agenda

The Cortez City Council will meet Tuesday night to vote on several resolutions that may impact established local businesses and new ones hoping to move in. After the regular meeting begins at 7:30...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Danish gymnasts perform at Cortez Middle School

A group of Danish gymnasts performed at Cortez Middle School on Oct. 19 to great acclaim. The Danish Gymnastic International Group, led by Kim Hahn, represents the Academy of Physical Education in...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 hour 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s Office cleared in fatal July 4 shooting

The 22nd Judicial District and the Colorado Department of Investigation have concluded that the use of deadly force by a Montezuma County deputy near Pleasant View was legally justified. Tyrone...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 8 hours 17 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Yaquinto to speak about Fremont County’s cultural history

The Journal The Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will present Brian Yaquinto on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Sunflower Theatre, 8 E. Main St., Cortez, CO to discuss...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Homecoming parade brings out Cortez school spirit

The Montezuma-Cortez school district kicked off the 2017 homecoming celebration with a crowded parade down Main Street on Thursday. Students, teachers and parents from schools throughout the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News