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Navajo presidential candidates running mates

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – A former Navajo Nation president hoping to recapture the office had to pick a new running mate. Joe Shirley Jr. announced the selection of high school principal Peter Deswood...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brown’s Country Store keeps family-run businesses in style

Tucked away in the Mancos Valley a mile east of Mancos along U.S. Highway 160, sits Brown’s Country Store. The store, run by Roy Brown and his wife, Nina, has been serving the Mancos community for...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Hot springs owner to address nudity, drugs, other issues

MONTEZUMA, N.M. – The healing, mineral-charged hot springs northwest of Las Vegas, New Mexico, have become a site for nudity, drug use and other problems, and the owner of the hot baths wants to...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water levels continue to drop at Lake Mead, Lake Powell

PHOENIX – Water levels at Lake Mead and Lake Powell are dropping to dangerous levels, reflecting the Colorado River’s worsening “structural deficit,” scientists said. Scientists from the Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Astronaut shares experiences with audience at Canyons museum

Want to be an astronaut? “Do stuff. Learn stuff,” says former NASA astronaut Rick Hieb. Speaking Saturday at the Canyon of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, Hieb shared his experiences as an...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy to offer community presentation on neck and back pain

The Journal Two spine surgeons will present “Back and Neck Pain Explained,” a free presentation hosted by Mercy Regional Medical Center’s Spine Center of Excellence, on Sept. 11. Drs. Jim Youssef...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area women plan ‘Little Black Dresses’ fundraiser on Sept. 22

The Mancos Valley Historical Society and the Bank of Colorado present “Little Black Dresses” on Sept. 22 at the home of Teri and Drew Simmons near Mancos. The women’s event will feature hors...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community mourns Fraley, remembers his legacy

David Fraley, a well-known local businessman with a sense of civic duty and love of archaeology, died Friday. He was 63. According to his obituary , Fraley was born April 2, 1955, in Abilene,...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS football team comes from behind to defeat Kirtland Central

Trailing Kirtland Central by 10 points late in the fourth quarter on Aug. 31, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team looked as if it was headed to another heart-wrenching defeat. The...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfires reshape landscape of the U.S. West

BILLINGS, Mont. – Wildfires in the U.S. have charred more than 10,000 square miles so far this year, an area larger than the state of Maryland, with large fires still burning in every Western...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial has plan to recover financial health

Southwest Memorial Hospital is struggling financially, but a robust recovery plan has been implemented to right the ship, top managers told a crowd of 50 concerned citizens and staff at a recent...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News