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DATE: Sept. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recalls generate calls for reform

DENVER – In the wake of historic recalls of two Colorado state senators, partisans and analysts from coast to coast busied themselves Wednesday with predictions on what the election means. Spin...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brophy on quest for governorship

Greg Brophy, a Republican gubernatorial hopeful, believes in his heart that northern Colorado counties should secede from the state, but his head tells him something else. “As an individual,...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

People are encouraged to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

School hosts Twin Topics Series

To better engage the community, school officials plan to launch what they are calling a "Twin Topics Series" starting on Thursday. Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District Superintendent Alex Carter...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge denies gag order, for now

A judge ruled Thursday that there was not sufficient evidence to warrant a gag order in the public corruption case against former Montezuma County Undersheriff Robin Cronk. Cronk’s court-appointed...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group promotes hospital district referendum

A group of concerned citizens has formed a new committee – Friends of Our Hospital – to promote a referendum on the November ballot. The referendum, 5D MCHD, calls for lifting restrictions...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute tribal election is Oct. 11

The Ute Mountain Ute tribe will hold an election on Friday, Oct. 11, to choose a tribal chairman, two Towaoc council members and a White Mesa, Utah, council representative. The deadline to register...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain library gets face-lift

The Ute Mountain Tribal Library has upgraded its facility in Towaoc to better accommodate students and their tutoring needs. “We’ve added more space, more student materials and study carrels,” said...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charter school meetings kick off Wednesday

Anyone interested in a new charter school is invited to attend the first of three informational meetings that kick off this week. The first Children’s Kiva Montessori Charter School informational...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Code enforcement, water access top council’s agenda

To streamline code enforcement, the City of Cortez will consider adopting a new ordinance tonight that allows animal control officers to issue summonses and complaints. Currently, city animal...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez updates HAZMAT training

A methamphetamine lab, an outbreak of anthrax and a hazardous material spill are all possible scenarios locally. Time is of the essence when responding to a hazardous material incident. Acting...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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