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Plea offered in Mancos murder case

Murder suspect Debra Gaylyn Riddle has been offered a plea deal, and has until Jan. 10 to decide to accept it or go to trial. Riddle faces a second-degree murder charge for the death of her...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Osprey donates over 200 backpacks to Cortez schools

A few hundred Cortez students are receiving sturdy backpacks this year, thanks to an annual donation by Osprey. This is the third or fourth year the Cortez-based backpack company has taken on the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI investigates homicide in northeast Arizona

The FBI has responded to a homicide that occurred Sept. 13 at a home in Sweetwater, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation. “We are working alongside the Navajo Nation Department of Public safety, Shiprock...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-altitude grazing a high risk for cattle

For cattle grazing in the high country, altitude sickness can be a life-or-death situation. The ailment is most commonly referred to as “brisket disease,” but it goes by many other names, such as...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board discusses technology, project-based learning

The Mancos school board focused on technology, discipline, and upcoming project-based learning initiatives at its regular meeting Monday night. Technology talks came in the form of a 1-to-1...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College awarded $2 million in free consulting services

Fort Lewis College will receive $2 million in free consulting services over the next two years to help the school boost its enrollment, increase revenue and build business partnerships. Entangled...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos hires former Durango captain to start volunteer program

IGNACIO – When Greg Childress stopped by a fire academy in Florida to pick up an application, he didn’t know what an “EMT” was, but he thought he might find an interesting job. The decision...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango resident will serve as general counsel to Fort Lewis College

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that Carolyn Linsey will serve as general counsel to Colorado Mesa University and Fort Lewis College. Linsey will be based in Durango and...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Burger King back open after gas leak repaired

The Burger King in Cortez is back in business after shutting down for a few days earlier this month because of a gas leak and equipment repairs. According to Atmos Energy, around 4 p.m., Sept. 5 a...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico tribe loses claim to national preserve

ALBUQUERQUE – A federal judge has rejected an effort by a Native American tribe to reclaim Valles Caldera National Preserve. U.S. District Judge James Browning issued a sealed opinion denying Jemez...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Open Studio Tour on Saturday

A self-guided art studio tour will happen in downtown Mancos on Saturday. This is the fifth Mancos Artist Open Studio Tour, and it will take place all-day Saturday, Sept. 21, featuring work from...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free yard waste drop-off in Mancos

The Journal Mancos residents are invited to bring their yard waste to a free drop-off event Saturday morning. The drop-off will be held along County Road 39 North, about half a mile north of U.S....

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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