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Animas Museum to launch railroad exhibit

The Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave., will host a grand opening of “Working on the Railroad” on Saturday. The exhibit will be devoted to the stories of everyday people who helped build and...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Justen Goodall selected as new Mancos marshal

Mancos has a new marshal in town, as Town Administrator Heather Alvarez officially hired Montezuma County patrol deputy Justen Goodall for the job. The decision came after Goodall and fellow...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Women’s March for Unity is this Saturday

The third annual Cortez Women’s March for Unity will take place Jan. 19 at Cortez City Park at 10 a.m. Speakers include Cortez Mayor Karen Sheek, former candidate for Montezuma County Board of...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends group for Canyons monument offers events

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance is continuing its efforts to support Canyons of the Ancients National Monument despite the federal government shutdown. The Alliance is hosting two events in...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New tools help Coloradans keep their resolution to quit smoking

The Journal Free web-based support and medications are helping Coloradans keep their New Year’s resolutions to quit smoking, the Colorado Office of Communications said in a news release. Quitting...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gallery Night at Kiva Montessori

Children’s Kiva Montessori School hosted a Gallery Night last week, allowing younger students to show off some of their recent work. The event was primarily a showcase for the 32 students in the...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Felonies dismissed in nonprofit theft case

The former executive director of a Cortez nonprofit suspected of felony theft and witness tampering could have her charges reduced to a Class 1 misdemeanor. Cheryl J. Beene, 60, on Tuesday pleaded...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado woman among first WWII female pilots dies at 96

COLORADO SPRINGS – A Colorado Springs woman who was among the first women to fly for the U.S. military during World War II has died at age 96. Bill Young told The Gazette that his mother Millicent...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jonathan Nez to be sworn in as Navajo Nation president

FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. – Jonathan Nez will be sworn in Tuesday as the next president on the country’s largest Native American reservation. He and Vice President-elect Myron Lizer will take the oath...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charter reauthorization, SAFER grant set for school board meeting

The Board of Education for the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 will meet tonight for their first regular meeting of 2019. Directors will consider reauthorizing a charter for Battle Rock...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Text 911 now available in Montezuma, Dolores counties

The Cortez Communication Center has upgraded its system to accept 911 texts for reporting emergencies in Montezuma and Dolores counties. It is always better to call 911 if you can, says Lori...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez art committee assembling registry of artists

On the first day of its release, 29 artists in Cortez responded to an artist registry survey from the Cortez Public Art Advisory Committee, leaving Sonja Horoshko surprised. “The responses so far...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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