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Band & choir photos

The Senior Appreciation Concert and Chamber Choir Spring Recital were both held at Montezuma-Cortez High School last Tuesday night.Photos by Sam Green

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

County road work continues

Wish list includes 15 projects By Michael MareshJournal Staff WriterRoad work on County Road H between 25 and 27 roads is expected to be done this summer.The road project, which is part of the...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTOS: Moon images

Sunday's rare annular solar eclipse was a unique and spectacular event viewed by millions world-wide. The last time an annular solar eclipse was seen in the contiguous U.S. was in 1994.

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival seeks volunteers

The Dolores River Festival is looking for volunteers for the 9th Annual Dolores River Festival to be held on Saturday, June 2 at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores. Volunteers are needed for three-hour...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Passion leads to Battle Rock

Michael Canzona is coming full circle.Canzona, chief of operations for the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1, is leaving his position and his last day will be sometime next month.Following his...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flags being placed on rural cemetery gravesites of veterans

For the past three years, the members of the Sleeping Ute Mountain Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) have marked the graves of all veterans in the rural cemeteries in...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Mayhem madness

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dry weather blows in warning

Smoke carried on the wind from regional wildfires is creating a blue haze in Southwest Colorado. With it, comes a warning. “This year is shaping up to be like 2002 when the Missionary Ridge Fire...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Watch for pedestrians

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dogs galore!

It was a dog-lovers paradise at the Durango Kennel Club's annual show at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds.Photos by Sam Green.

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted at least two weeks in...

DATE: May 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal felony charges filed

A local man now faces multiple federal felony charges in relation to a non-fatal shooting in Towaoc March 7 of this year.Matthew Dewayne Jaramillo, 28, has been charged with assault with intent to...

DATE: May 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News