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County banks on building

Montezuma County is moving forward with plans to create a second county annex building, freeing up much needed space for court expansion in the county courthouse.The county is seeking proposals...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde park restricts use of fires

Mesa Verde National Park has implemented fire restrictions throughout the park.The restrictions, effective today, are due to recent hot, dry, breezy weather that has resulted in extremely dry grass...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lake Nighthorse fills up

DURANGO — It’s full — at long last.Lake Nighthorse, the centerpiece of the Animas-La Plata Project that was created by pumping water from the Animas River, reached capacity at 11 a.m. Wednesday.“We...

DATE: July 2, 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: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

New computers

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

State rejects Cortez school district's request for $39.2M grant to improve facilities

Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1’s application for a $39.2 million grant from the Colorado Department of Education’s Building Excellent Schools Today program was denied Wednesday afternoon at...

DATE: July 2, 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: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Show will honor Armed Forces

In the spirit of Independence Day, a USO-style show will be held Saturday, July 2, to entertain and honor current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces. “It isn’t a political statement,” said...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crowd talks about forest travel

A passion for public lands was on full display Tuesday night as roughly 100 concerned residents attended an open hearing to share their opinions on controversial management decisions in Montezuma...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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