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Speaker to explain ‘The Zuni World’ at Heritage Center

James Enote, director of the A:shiwi A:wan Museum at the Pueblo of Zuni, will discuss cross-cultural communication at the Anasazi Heritage Center at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 17. Admission to the...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A wild and awesome place Dolores River basin earns spot on Field and Stream magazine list

As editor-at-large for Field and Stream magazine, Kirk Deeter has cast a line into rivers in Alaska, the Andes, Belize and New England. Fly fishing has taken Deeter around the world, but standing...

DATE: July 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: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council hears medical marijuana candidates

The Cortez City Council interviewed four more candidates for an ad-hoc medical marijuana advisory committee at a workshop meeting Tuesday.Patricia Grant told the council she is always interested in...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A disturbing scene

Rico resident Ken Hazen was enjoying a cup of coffee July 14 at a gas station when a pickup truck rolled up and a man fell out of the cab — muttering for help.It was a bizarre, shocking and...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public learns about potash

Economic factors and water resources were two of the topics discussed at an open house meeting hosted by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management regarding possible potash mining operations in Southwest...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde reports fires, restrictions

Three small fires started in remote areas within or adjacent to Mesa Verde National Park on July 5 and 6.All three fires were caused by a thunderstorm that passed through the park on July 5,...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Families asked to pick up items before Arriola Cemetery clean-up

The Arriola Cemetery District is planning a clean-up day on Friday, July 15. People are requested to pick up and remove any flowers or other items left at grave sites that they want saved. Any...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grace’s Soup Kitchen needs volunteers to work Thursdays

Grace’s Soup Kitchen needs volunteers to help once a week on Thursdays. A cook’s helper is needed from 9 to 11:45 a.m., and two food servers are requested for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Grace’s Soup...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Duke heads Mesa Verde Foundation

H. Benjamin Duke III, a 25 year nonprofit development leader and an Elizabeth, Colo., rancher recently has been appointed executive director of the Mesa Verde Foundation. Prior to joining the...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Empire Electric outage affects Dove Creek area

Empire Electric Association experienced an outage in the area surrounding U.S. Highway 491 and centered in Dove Creek on Monday evening.The outage was caused by a lightning strike hitting a...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Targeting tobacco

Montezuma County youths took their crime-solving skills to Denver June 25 to share the secrets of fighting Big Tobacco in rural America.Cheyenne McCoy, Deirdre McAlister and Meggie Curtis, active...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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