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Restorative Justice available for youthful offenders

The Piñon Project is moving forward with programs geared to improve the quality of life in the community. One of the latest programs The Piñon Project has taken on is Juvenile Restorative Justice...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

First time flyers

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Journal reporter answers to subpoena

The Colorado Press Shield Law does not protect former Cortez Journal reporter Reid Wright from possibly being called to the stand to testify in what he observed in the case of the State of Colorado...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Entire Dolores County court docket dismissed

A docket of five cases was dismissed in Dolores County Court Monday, July 2, after an attorney from the 22nd Judicial District failed to appear.The minute orders for each of the five cases, signed...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crossroads of a very busy intersection?

The intersection at Montezuma Avenue and Mildred Road has been identified by the city of Cortez and the Cortez Police Department as a problem area in need of improvement.The busy intersection has...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hot temps chase away monsoons

Despite Montezuma County’s short reprieve from recent rains that dropped daytime high temperatures below 90 degrees for a few days this past week, those temperatures are expected to climb again...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. roadless rule now official

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack signed the Colorado Roadless Rule on Monday, seemingly bringing to a close more than a decade of debate over the state’s backcountry forests.The rule puts 4.19...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weber Fire is officially over

Outside firefighting teams’ efforts to fight the Weber Fire near Mancos have concluded. Russ Reimers’ Type 3 Incident Management Organization was expected to hand off control of the scene to the...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Re-1 superintendent takes job in Aguilar

The former Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 superintendent has landed a new job with a small school district in southeastern Colorado.Stacy Houser, who was the superintendent for about seven...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown Cortez will soon have lots of parking

New county building adds 54 spaces

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

VA Benefit Town Hall Meetings in Cortez, Towaoc

The Department of Veterans Affairs will be conducting VA Benefit Town Hall Meetings regarding veterans’ benefits throughout Southwest Colorado July 9-13. Two Town Hall Meetings will take place in...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates kiss babies and climb high on July 4

Editor’s note: This is the Journal’s weekly roundup of campaign news.July 4 was a day for all the 2012 candidates to shake hands at parades and barbecues.But a candidate who doesn’t even face...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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