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Treatment is changing to prevent opioid addiction

After Durangoan Florence Paillard had surgery on a herniated disk in her back last month, her doctor prescribed Tramadol, an opioid, without any refills. The limited prescription is evidence of...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Hazmat rollover closes U.S. Highway 550 south of Silverton

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle semitrailer rollover on U.S. Highway 550 at milepost 69.8 that has closed the highway between milepost 50 at the bottom of Coal Bank Pass...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Two-vehicle crash kills pickup driver south of Cortez

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that resulted in one death on U.S. Highway 491. About 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, a black 2011 Dodge pickup was northbound toward Cortez on...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey: Cortez residents support fiber, are unhappy with internet speeds

Cortez has received the results of a residential broadband survey , but there are still plenty of unanswered questions regarding how the city will move forward. Telecom specialists at CCG...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 17 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal agents review Dolores school safety

At the invitation of Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, agents from the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service visited the Dolores School District RE-4A at the end of...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Who pays for the culvert? MVIC seeking judgment against county

Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. is seeking a court judgment in a dispute with the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners over which entity has the responsibility to pay for a replacement culvert....

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

More questions raised by testing of funeral home cremains

GRAND JUNCTION – Families involved in the Sunset Mesa funeral home case hoped to answer at least one question. All the unknowns that surfaced after the FBI raided the Montrose business nine months...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board accepts resignation of Principal Adam Priestley

During a regular meeting Monday night, the Mancos school board accepted the resignation of secondary Principal Adam Priestley. Priestley told The Journal in a phone interview Tuesday afternoon that...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

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DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Habitat for Humanity celebrates 10th year, new home

Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and on Sunday, it dedicated a new home to local family Deidre and Ian Garfield and their two sons. The...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Mountains Association to open Christmas tree lot

The Journal The San Juan Mountains Association will operate its Christmas tree lot from Nov. 23 through Dec. 20 in the D&SNG Railroad parking lot at Camino Del Rio and College Drive in Durango. The...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wood stove blamed in early morning Cortez fire

A house fire in Cortez early Tuesday morning was attributed to an improperly vented wood-burning stove. Cortez Police Lt. Andy Brock said two people were in the home, on North Edith Street, when...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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