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Red Cross Volunteer training

The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers in Southwest Colorado and invites residents to attend a volunteer orientation on Thursday, May 24 in Durango.The orientation will go over what...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

A glimpse at the start of a town

The Cortez Historic Preservation Week gave residents a glimpse of the 41 historic buildings on Montezuma Avenue in Cortez. Jill Seyfarth, a historian and architect out of Durango and owner of...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS has its new principal

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 looked into its own ranks in finding the high school principal to replace the retiring Gordon Shepherd.The district selected Mesa Elementary Principal...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talented trio named to all-state band

M-CHS musicians earn prestigious distinction

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two courts in a single place?

Officials with the 22nd Judicial District approached the Montezuma County Commissioners Monday with the possibility of combining the county and district courthouses into one building.The proposed...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Supporting veterans

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Blowing in the wind

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted at least two weeks in...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTOS: Feathered festival

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested after high-speed chase

A local man was arrested after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase from Cortez toward Towaoc Sunday.Kenneth Bancroft, 18, is accused of nearly colliding with a vehicle while driving a...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 budget battle begins

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is trying to find a way to trim $1.2 million off its 2012-13 budget due to some budget decisions in past years that could be reversed in the upcoming...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

City looks at new pot rules

The Cortez City Council is taking a first stab at regulating medical marijuana caregivers on a municipal level.Although caregivers may not be banned due to protections under the Colorado...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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