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Cortez celebrates its history next week

Cortez will make history next week.Mayor Dan Porter has declared May 15 as Cortez Historic Preservation Week, and local historians have organized events to celebrate the community’s past.Although...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suckla makes ballot

The District 3 Montezuma County commissioner race is getting more crowded.Another candidate will be on the ballot in the November’s general election after his signatures were verified by the county...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 sees increase in test scores

The Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (formerly CSAP) scores that were released last week by the Colorado Department of Education show that more third-graders in the Montezuma-Cortez School...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Happy Mother's Day!

Mother's Day photos to celebrate her day.

DATE: May 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rural post offices to remain open

Four area post offices being studied for closure will remain open with shorter hours under a new proposal from the U.S. Postal Service.“We hope that the people understand (shorter hours) is a way...

DATE: May 11, 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 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 school district facing bus driver dilemma

Officials evaluating cutting hours, benefits

DATE: May 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Civil unions bill dies in frenzied final hours

DENVER — Colorado’s House of Representatives suffered a stunning breakdown of order Tuesday night during a fight over civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.The civil unions bill died after a...

DATE: May 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

SJMA recruiting volunteers

San Juan Mountains Association in partnership with San Juan Public Lands is recruiting volunteers for the Wilderness Information Specialists (WIS) and Ghost Riders program in Pagosa, Dolores and...

DATE: May 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Political Events

McClellan to hold meet and greet tonight The public is invited to a meet and greet for District 3 Montezuma County commissioner candidate, Casey McClellan, at Zuma Natural Foods, 121 Railroad Ave....

DATE: May 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival seeks volunteers

The Dolores River Festival is looking for volunteers for the 9th Annual Dolores River Festival to be held on Saturday, June 2 at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores. Volunteers are needed for three—hours...

DATE: May 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Future of Calkins building uncertain

The Cortez Historic Society was given some somber news after being given some good news at its Tuesday luncheon with two Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 administrators.Michael Canzona, chief...

DATE: May 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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