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Cortez, Dolores and Mancos all have municipal elections this year. All three will be polling place elections with those who are considered as permanent mail in voters (PMIV) receiving their ballots...

DATE: March 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowpack looking good for McPhee

Officials confident that reservoir will fill up

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Water Company reschedules Annual Meeting

Due to lack of receipt of the necessary amount of ballots in order to have a quorum, notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Montezuma Water Company, pursuant to the by-laws, have...

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill would ban electronic device disposal in landfills

DENVER — Techies might be camped out in line for new iPads this week, but one day the popular tablet computers will be obsolete, and people will be tempted to throw them in the trash.Rep. Don...

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

BEST grant decision due in June

A potential $20 million grant for construction of a new high school is in the works for the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1.The Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) grant application was...

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group wants Re-1 to reconsider vote to change school week

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board has voted and it's official. But that doesn't mean everyone is happy.What began as on online chat between a few concerned, if not angry, parents and...

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

City limits medical marijuana centers to three

The Cortez City Council approved an ordinance regulating medical marijuana centers within city limits — despite objections from three industry workers to limiting the number of centers.Paul Coffey,...

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girl Scouts — the joyous journey

Carol Rhan caresses a blanket hanging on the wall, flashing a smile, and a glimpse of the Girl Scout that lives within — and always has.Covering the front of the blanket, are patches from the...

DATE: March 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates target votes for June primary

As the race for Momtezuma County commissioner heats up, the front runners are focusing on how to maintain their leads leading up to June’s primary election.While petitioners for candidates still...

DATE: March 13, 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: March 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot quest launched

It’s not over yet.The Montezuma County Republicans made their picks at the county assembly.For four candidates that didn’t secure ballot spots, work begins anew. They are now petitioning to get...

DATE: March 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farm Service Agency program sign-up deadlines

Montezuma County Farm Service Agency (FSA) has issued a reminder of upcoming deadlines for farm producers to sign up for two of its programs.FSA is currently taking applications from farm producers...

DATE: March 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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