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Cortez Journal endorsements

The following links will take readers to the politicial endorsements from the Cortez Journal.

DATE: Oct. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grill fire

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Analysis: Combative Obama finds subdued Romney

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama came ready Monday for a fighting finish, deriding Mitt Romney as reckless and overmatched in world affairs. Instead he found a subdued challenger who was eager...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boggy Draw area recognized

Outside magazine honors region for mountain bikingBy Shannon LivickDolores Star EditorIt isn’t a secret to locals, but a national magazine posted a website article praising the benefits of the...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

County begins budget process

With the current year’s budget, Montezuma County is estimated to have its seventh consecutive year of a budget surplus, but that doesn’t mean next year will be the same. County Administrator Ashton...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ambulance donated to M-CHS for EMT course

Montezuma-Cortez High School has a new used ambulance, thanks to Southwest Memorial Hospital.Last week, the hospital recently donated a 1996 ambulance to M-CHS for use in its basic emergency...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

$50K grant for housing rehab

The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency recently received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to repair and rehabilitate 50 low-income owner-occupied homes in Archuleta,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Time to enter the 2012 Parade of Lights

The 23rd annual Four Corners Board of Realtors Parade of Lights will be held Saturday Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. The theme for this year’s Parade of Lights is “Sights and Sounds of Christmas.” This year’s...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Early voting runs through Nov. 2

Early voting for Montezuma County voters started this week and will run through Friday, Nov. 2 at the Montezuma County Annex, 103 N. Chestnut St. This is the only polling location for early...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fundraiser for Tipton draws top Republicans to Durango

Throughout their campaign for Congress, Democratic challenger Sal Pace has been trying to tie incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, to Republican leadership in Washington.Monday in Durango, Tipton...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Learning to vote

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Republicans receive Ryan with open arms

Whalen Gymnasium, halved by a partition, a wall adorned with blue banners cautioning “We can’t afford another four years” and “We need a real recovery,” pulsated with energized Republican...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News