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Summit Reservoir announces stock water run

The Board of Directors for Summit Reservoir and Irrigation Company announce a stock water run the first weekend of October. The water will be turned on Friday, Oct. 5 and turned off Sunday, Oct. 7....

DATE: Sept. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chimney Rock designation not welcomed by everybody

Chimney Rock’s designation Friday by President Barack Obama as a national monument drew immediate ire from some Republican critics, despite their previously stated support for the designation....

DATE: Sept. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salazar visits Mesa Verde, praises future visitor's center

Mesa Verde National Park's new Visitor Center and Research Facility is not quite completed, but it already is drawing praise for its innovation while keeping down costs.“You live in one of the most...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chimney Rock gets national monument status

President Barack Obama declared Chimney Rock Archaeological Area a national monument Friday, ending an effort that was three years in the making.U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. attended the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economist: Political uncertainty could impact economic future

DENVER — Colorado’s economy stands on a knife edge between good times and another recession, and Congress can push it one way or the other, a state economist said Thursday.Both the state and...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton launches TV ad campaign

Rep. Scott Tipton is running his first television ad of the 2012 campaign, a spot that targets his Democratic opponent, Sal Pace, on Medicare.Tipton, R-Cortez, talks about the need to preserve...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Congressional candidates up their attacks

Editor’s note: This is the Cortez Journal’s weekly roundup of campaign news.Both major candidates for Congress in Western Colorado jabbed each other on the air over Medicare this week. Democrat Sal...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free entrance to Mesa Verde; work volunteers needed

Mesa Verde National Park will offer free admittance on Saturday, Sept. 29 for National Public Lands Day. The 19th annual event encourages everyone to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Many...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Big bear bagged

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Election is coming up fast

While the Nov. 6 election is about six weeks away most voters will have cast their ballots well before then.Montezuma County will be sending out mail-in ballots to voters who request them on Oct....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Not an itsy bitsy spider

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

DA asks for salary increases for 2013

Furse wants to see higher pay for staff in the futureBy Michael MareshJournal Staff Writer While the current district attorney for the 22nd Judicial District asked the Montezuma County Commission...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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