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State grades local schools

The Colorado Department of Education recently released the 2011 improvement plans for schools and districts across the state, including plans drafted by Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colleges accept Cortez students

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Class of 2011 received more than 240 acceptance letters to colleges across the nation and raked in nearly $1 million in scholarships and grants, according to data...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Farmers Market opens

Local growers offer variety of goods at market

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A vision for river life

On a sunny Friday morning, the shoreline of the Bradfield Bridge launch site is packed with rafts and canoes.Children and dogs run around as an electric air pump whirs in the background. Dozens of...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfires create haze

A fire in Arizona has devoured nearly 200,000 acres and continues to darken the skies over Southwest Colorado.As of Sunday evening, the Wallow Fire southwest of Alpine, Ariz., had consumed 192,746...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gel helps reclaim 300 acres

An innovative effort to reclaim fallow fields led the Southwest Conservation Corp, the Dolores Conservation District and the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument employees and volunteers to...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roundup will honor Polich

Kenneth Joe Polich was born to Vic and Lila Polich on Jan. 8, 1945, in Albuquerque, N.M. Ken’s dad was away serving in the U.S. Navy in World War II when time came for Ken to be born, so his mother...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Clubs and Organizations

To have your club meeting listed in Clubs and Organizations, call 565-8527 or send an e-mail to news@cortezjournal.com.4-H County Council4-H County Council meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo gets ready to bust out of chutes

The largest, most long-standing rodeo in the Four Corners returns from Thursday, June 9, through Saturday, June 11, at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds at 7 each night.The 81st Ute Mountain Roundup...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rodeo Week

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roundtable studies Native education

With a careful ear to the past and eyes focused on the future, education representatives from across the Four Corners met at the Ute Mountain Casino in Towaoc on Thursday for the third installment...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets sentence in child sex case

A child molestation case more than a decade old came to a conclusion Wednesday with the sentencing of 41-year-old Todd Allen Tanner.Tanner entered an agreement with the 22nd Judicial District...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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