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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

Sheriff asks for $900,000 increase

Jail staffing is large part of 2013 requestBy Michael MareshJournal staff WriterThe Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office requested more money for its department operations and detention center than...

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

Dolores man helps rescue crash victim

Sunday morning Pat Riley was in the right place at the right time.A semi truck, carrying frozen green beans crashed and he was the first on the scene. The big rig ran off the roadway on Highway 145...

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

SWOS Gallery Day

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

Destiny with a wedge

The ball soared through a slight breeze under a clear blue Cortez sky at Conquistador Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon.It was an atmosphere of that at Augusta, Ga., and The Masters.As the dimpled...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shout-out for the cutthroat trout

Thanks to the Dolores River Anglers group, three Dolores Basin creeks recently received the “outstanding water” designation.The Little Taylor, Rio Lado and Spring Creek drainages were selected for...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Appeal may require special counsel

Montezuma County Assessor Mark Vanderpool on Monday asked the Montezuma County Commission to hire a specialty attorney to represent the county in a $2.02 million property tax appeal. Kinder Morgan...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Murder case arraignment postponed by judge again

A 27-year-old Dolores resident charged with first-degree murder had his arraignment postponed for another 56 days on Tuesday afternoon.The latest delay is to give Luther Hampson’s defense more time...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM extends comment deadline for oil and gas lease sale

The Tres Rios Field office extended the deadline for providing comments for the Bureau of Land Management’s February 2013 quarterly oil and gas lease sale until October 2. The Tres Rios Field...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family, Friend and Neighbor project coming to Cortez

A child’s brain begins to develop before birth, and more than 80 percent of brain development occurs before age 5, setting the foundation for all that follows. During this period of rapid brain...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ernest House Sr. Memorial Motorcycle Ride

The Ernest House Sr. Memorial Motorcycle Ride will be held Saturday, Sept. 22. The route to be determined (weather permitting) and the admission is free.Ride registration will be from 7 – 8 a.m. at...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eagle soars golf team to title

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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