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Before changes, Kiva parents criticized school leadership for over a year

Emails obtained by The Journal show that parents complained about the leadership of the Children’s Kiva Montessori School for more than a year before the head of school and two board members...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Two girls may face charges after Cortez student is stabbed

A male Montezuma-Cortez High School student was stabbed in the leg in an assault on Friday near Walmart. Police say there are two juvenile female suspects. Cortez Police Lt. Andy Brock said Monday...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Will Gov. John Hickenlooper run for president?

Durango Herald reporter Bret Hauff asked outgoing Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper if he will run for president of the United States. The guv has been notoriously...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled for Durango

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will give away kokanee salmon at 3 p.m. Nov. 2, Nov. 9 and Nov. 16 at the boat ramp at Nighthorse Reservoir, 1795 County Road 210 in Durango. Anyone who wants fish must...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Ski Area battles aftermath of beetle kill

Wolf Creek Ski Area has removed an estimated 4,000 trees killed from beetle infestation this summer on about 150 acres. Crews on the ground cut the trees down and then a helicopter flew the dead...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

PBS docuseries ‘Native America’ recreates cultures pre-1492

ALBUQUERQUE – The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers. Children then get lessons about Thanksgiving, maybe the Trail of Tears or...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats rally in Durango

Democratic candidates for local, state and national offices rallied voters Saturday evening as part of the Colorado Democratic Party’s Colorado for All bus tour around the state. More than 150...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area reservoirs, at historic lows, rebounding with October rains

Turns out, despite years of devastating drought in Southwest Colorado, it doesn’t take too long for the region’s reservoirs to replenish. In 1977, Southwest Colorado’s third lowest water year in...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper celebrates economic impact of outdoor recreation

As his administration approaches its final two months, Gov. John Hickenlooper Friday released new data celebrating the impact of outdoor recreation on the state’s economy. He also signed an...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy cleared in fatal McElmo Canyon shootout, then is fired

A U.S. attorney has cleared the Montezuma County sheriff deputy who killed a man during a shootout in McElmo Canyon in February, but the deputy has been fired for violating department policy. Sgt....

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT begins enforcement of Halloween DUI program

Beginning Friday, Oct. 26 through Nov. 1, the Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and law enforcement throughout the state will increase DUI enforcement, arresting drivers...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Halloween events planned for Montezuma County

There are several options to celebrate Halloween in the area for adults and kids. On Oct. 26 at 6 p.m., there is a costume party at the Elks Lodge for adults 21 and over. There will be prizes for...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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