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Wildfire watch

With conditions comparable to the summer of 2002, fire prevention and awareness are a growing concern for local fire authorities.Stage 1 fire restrictions are going into effect today, June 9, for...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Presidential campaigns will battle in Western states

Editor’s note: This is the Journal’s weekly roundup of campaign news.DENVER — Both presidential campaigns confirmed this week something that Colorado TV viewers already suspected: This is one of a...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Online Poll Question

Last Week’s QuestionHow interested are you in the local Republican primary election?53% Very interested21% Very little20% There’s an election?7% SlightlyThis Week’s Question: What’s your favorite...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chip seal work on Highway 160

Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews will chip seal U.S. Highway 160 through Mancos next week — Tuesday, Wednesday and possibly Thursday. A chip seal is done as a preventative...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teachers receive step increases

Every teacher in the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 next school year will receive a salary increase of $761.While the 2012-13 Re-1 budget has yet to be finalized, contracts for teachers have...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PBS filming TV series at dig site near Crow Canyon

Researchers at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center are receiving help from an unusual source in answering ques- tions related to the remnants of a Basketmaker III community located a few miles from...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmers Market opens

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deadline approaches to pay 2nd half of property taxes

Sherry Dyess, Montezuma County Treasurer, reminds property owners that Friday, June 15 is the deadline to pay the second half of their 2011 property taxes. If the public has any questions...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grant applications sought for affordable housing

The Four Corners Board of Realtors is accepting applications for grant funding for affordable housing in Montezuma and Dolores Counties. Grants are available from the Colorado Association of...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde National Park free admission Saturday

Get a head start on your summer fun with free admission to Mesa Verde National Park this Saturday, June 9. In celebration of National Get Outdoors Day, all 397 national parks, including Mesa Verde...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pay raises return for state workers: rewards merit and excellence

DENVER — State workers will be eligible for merit pay raises for the first time in four years, thanks to a reform of the personnel system that Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Rodeo starts tonight

The 82 annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo kicks off tonight at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds.Rodeo events starting tonight includes bareback riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, saddle bronc...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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