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K-9 Search and Rescue honors one of its own

The K-9 Search and Rescue Team, headquartered in Dolores, was honored to attend a memorial service in Los Alamos, N.M., for Bob Cowen this past Sunday. Cowen was a pioneer in search and rescue...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Who’s next?

DENVER – Colorado’s major-party candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House this year are named John, Tom, Greg, Scott, Steve, Mike, Jason, Mark, Ken, Owen, Randy, Victor, Floyd, Jared,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

City Hall weighs liquor license

KSJD broadcasters want to make the community’s ‘dry land radio’ station wet with alcohol, applying for a municipal liquor license. KSJD executive director Jeff Pope filed the request on Feb. 7....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Journal wins 30 awards in state contests

DENVER – The Cortez Journal won more than 30 awards in Colorado’s two major newspaper contests Friday in Denver. Photographer Sam Green won a dozen awards for his pictures and two more awards for...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Barnabas planning pancake supper event

A Mardi Gras pancake supper will be held on Tuesday, March 4 from 4:30 – 7 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church in Cortez. The meal will include pancakes, sausages, fruit, scrambled eggs and a drink. Funds...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moab Outback opens tipi dealership at Pleasant View

An array of colorful tipis adorned with Native American symbols sits just off the road, not far from a warehouse that once served as a bean factory. Not exactly what one might expect in Pleasant...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardening specialists open shop off Main Street

Come check out Cortez’s latest gardening shop, High Hopes Hydroponics, located behind Notah Dineh on First Street in Cortez. “We will take care of all of your gardening needs, inside and outside,”...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business Briefs

County fair is holding book cover, poster contest The Montezuma County Fair Board is inviting the community to participate in a contest to design the fair book cover and poster for the 2014...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Porchlights song featured in upcoming film ‘Wrenched’

In 2009, Wild Bill Kneebone and Deb Hilton of the Porchlights were playing a gig at then Blondies Pub and Grill in Cortez when inspiration hit. They named the improvisational guitar instrumental...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Bridge shelter plans fundraiser

Greek, Korean, Italian, Mexican and Irish. A soup from each will be featured Saturday at a fundraiser for the Bridge Emergency Shelter. “We are hoping to raise $5,000 to be put towards our general...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wine and chocolate

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado pot exceeds tax hopes

DENVER – Colorado’s legal marijuana market is far exceeding tax expectations, according to a budget proposal released Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper that gives the first official estimate of...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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