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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

Schools hold roundtable for facilities

Community involvement in education was the primary subject at a roundtable discussion hosted by Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 on Thursday night at Cortez Middle School.The meeting, attended...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artist at work

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police shooting case heads to district court

After several hours of testimony Wednesday, a judge ordered the case of a local man accused of attempted murder to be bound over to 22nd Judicial District Court.Zachary Lee Sullivan, 31, was bound...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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