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City interviews prospects for marijuana committee

The Cortez City Council had a chance to meet face-to-face with four candidates for an ad-hoc advisory committee assembling to explore potential regulations of the medical marijuana industry.At...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest service accepts proposals

Proposals are being accepted for natural-resource projects that benefit lands and resources of the San Juan National Forest and the rural economies of Archuleta, Dolores and La Plata...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public lands office restricts fires

In response to rapidly drying fuel sources in lower elevations, fire restrictions are implemented for southern portions of the San Juan National Forest and U.S. Bureau of Land Management lands.The...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Australian company hopes to mine potash in Southwest Colorado

An Australian mining company hopes to find the salt of the earth in a remote area of Southwest Colorado.Sydney-based Red Metal Limited, through its subsidiary RM Potash, wants to drill exploratory...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

City saves on recreation center refinancing

Refinanced bonds cut $442K from municipal bill

DATE: June 30, 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 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer reading performance

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fireworks ban

At the request of emergency responders, Montezuma County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to reinstate a countywide ban on open fires and fireworks.“Right now, Montezuma County is just ripe...

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Butterfly adventures flutter at state park

Volunteer brings long experienceto butterfly walks

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Freshmen attend academy

With classes like Dream Big, Where the Rubber Band Hits the Road, Thinking is Sexy and Mmm, Mmm Good, the Montezuma-Cortez High School Freshman Academy is not your average day at school.Instead,...

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

July Fourth will light up with fireworks, fun

With the Fourth of July holiday only a week away, it’s time to make some plans, pack a picnic, get some smoke on the barbecue or whatever else you do to celebrate. Then, kick back and wish America...

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Out of energy

DOVE CREEK — The idea seemed so promising on a September day in 2007.The governor and 200 others turned out in this tiny town near the Utah border to break ground on the San Juan Bioenergy plant, a...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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