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Sheriff: Fire caused by juvenile

The investigation into the cause of the Weber Fire has revealed a person of interest according to a joint press release from the Bureau of Land Management and the Montezuma County Sheriff’s...

DATE: June 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores firefighters help with blaze

The thick plume of smoke could be seen across Montezuma County last Friday as the Weber Fire took off just after 4 p.m. At the base of that fire, firefighters worked hard to contain the wall of...

DATE: June 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

30 percent contained!

MANCOS — The high winds, rain and lightning Tuesday night had little impact on the Weber Fire near Mancos that as of Wednesday morning was contained at 30 percent.The fire that has burned 9,155...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Furse has slim nine-vote edge

By Kimberly BenedictJournal Staff WriterAs they say, every vote counts. With only a nine-vote difference between the candidates in the 22nd Judicial District attorney Republican primary, no winner...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfire needs drain water supplies

MANCOS — The battle against a wildfire demands many resources. From manpower to equipment, the strength of the fight against a blaze is often measured by the amount of resources dedicated to the...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning starts new fire south of Cortez

Not again!That has to be what some people are thinking after a fire was started by a a lightning strike Tuesday night.The new highly visible fire is called the Escarpment Fire and was burning south...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weber Fire affects Mancos mail delivery

The Weber fire has impacted delivery to approximately 19 homes out of Mancos. Because of evacuations and road closures, a number of deliveries will not be made until further notice.Residents that...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

FEMA funds approved for Weber Fire

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Waldo Fire in El Paso County and...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire impacts some Mancos mail service

The Weber fire has impacted delivery to approximately 19 homes out of Mancos. Because of evacuations and road closures, a number of deliveries will not be made until further notice. For residents...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez evacuee shelter closes

The American Red Cross Southwest Colorado Chapter closed its Weber Fire evacuee shelter today (Thursday) at 8 a.m. at the Cortez High School for the Weber Fire. A service delivery site is now open...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

July 4 activities

An advertising insert in today’s Journal promoting Fourth of July activities from around the area was printed prior to some July 4 firework celebrations. Currently, Dolores, Mancos and Rico have...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water Day 2012 presentations, speakers

Today is Water Day 2012, an educational opportunity to learn more about local water and water issues. The Dolores Water Conservancy District, Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company and the Cortez...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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