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Eating his words

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meet the candidates for Cortez Fire Protection District

Two women are campaigning against four men for one of three board seats on the Cortez Fire Protection District. On April 1, The Cortez Journal emailed a questionnaire to all six candidates –...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Low-tech vision

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

A maze of life choices for students

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff candidate faced charges in California

The Montezuma County sheriff’s race heated up recently when Mike Steele announced he was throwing his hat into the ring. Steele made his intentions known via an April 8 email to The Cortez Journal,...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man faces porn, pot charges

A 31-year-old Mancos man is in federal custody on child pornography and marijuana distribution charges. Federal officials announced Wednesday that Stephen Paul Redwood was indicted on the charges...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel OKs hemp bill

DENVER – Lots of legislators are not enthused about Colorado’s legalization of marijuana, but they are gung-ho about marijuana’s non-psychoactive cousin, hemp. Fans of the plant say it will do just...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roberts’ radio bill passes

DENVER – Legislators took a step Wednesday toward fixing the state’s troubled emergency radio system, a top priority of Sen. Ellen Roberts, R-Durango. The Senate passed Roberts’ Senate Bill 127 on...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislators find cash for air fleet

DENVER – Legislators set aside $19 million this week to put Colorado in the aerial firefighting business. Proponents said Thursday that their plan will focus on using the expensive aircraft not for...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinder Morgan balks at $1.5M road repair

Kinder Morgan officials requested to renegotiate a $1.5 million Montezuma County road-improvement plan, 28 days after the original agreement was signed. Reached March 17 with Montezuma County...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanitation vote puts squeeze on candidate

The Cortez Sanitation District threw a wrench into the Montezuma County Commissioners’ race Monday. With a 4-1 vote Monday, April 14, CSD directors approved a resolution that bars current board...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Did you see the blood moon?

The Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Skygazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse — at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies. The moon was eclipsed by...

DATE: April 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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