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Wildfire danger remains high

A San Juan Public Lands engine crew and Mesa Verde National Park helicopter responded to a quarter-acre wildfire in Glade Canyon west of Dolores on Friday that apparently started Thursday afternoon...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA prepares ozone rule

DURANGO — Members of the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, meeting in Durango this week, were briefed Thursday about the possibility that Southwest Colorado could be in violation of the new...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado eSchool offers online education

Students in Southwest Colorado have a new option for earning their high school diploma in the form of Southwest Colorado eSchool.The school is the brainchild of the San Juan Board of Cooperative...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spirituality Discussion Group seeks common denominator for traditions

Religious intolerance began thousands of years ago and continues to this day, from Jews, Muslims and Christians fighting in the Middle East, to Buddhist and Hindu clashes in India.In Cortez, a...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Manager Harrington resigns

Cortez City Manager Jay Harrington confirmed Thursday he is accepting a position as town manager of Carbondale.Harrington said the job offered better opportunities for himself and his family, and...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

community calendar

The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted at least two weeks in...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pet of the Week

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos High student takes science in hand

LaChappelle takes animatronics to Intel science fair

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district surveys public

Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is seeking input from the public on the district’s facility master plan through a mail-in public opinion survey and a phone survey that are circulating in the...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council studies land trade

The Cortez City Council gave a nod of approval Tuesday to begin exploring a land swap with the Cortez School District Re-1 that might allow for the construction of a new elementary school at the...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City keeps med marij ban

The Cortez City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a moratorium preventing further medical marijuana centers from opening within the city.The move extends the city-wide ban on new licenses...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

community calendar

The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted at least two weeks in...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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