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Cortez Heart and Soul logo contest

Cortez Heart and Soul is seeking submissions for a branding logo and tagline to be used on outreach materials. Design ideas are welcome from all ages and need not necessarily come from professional...

DATE: May 19, 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 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Benefit for Mike Lyons

There will be a benefit for Mike Lyons who was injured in a motorcycle accident and airlifted to St. Anthony’s in Denver.The benefit is Friday, May 18 at the American Legion, 320 Harrison in...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Opportunity for local nonprofits

Is your non-profit group interested in getting more information out to the community about your mission or an upcoming event? Thanks to the good people at Farmers Telephone, the Cortez Farmers...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local candidate’s forum is Monday night

A Meet the Candidates Night sponsored by the San Juan Basin Farm Bureau will be held Monday, May 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Montezuma County Annex Building located at 103 N. Chestnut, Cortez. Doors...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Cross Volunteer training

The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers in Southwest Colorado and invites residents to attend a volunteer orientation on Thursday, May 24 in Durango.The orientation will go over what...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

A glimpse at the start of a town

The Cortez Historic Preservation Week gave residents a glimpse of the 41 historic buildings on Montezuma Avenue in Cortez. Jill Seyfarth, a historian and architect out of Durango and owner of...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS has its new principal

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 looked into its own ranks in finding the high school principal to replace the retiring Gordon Shepherd.The district selected Mesa Elementary Principal...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talented trio named to all-state band

M-CHS musicians earn prestigious distinction

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two courts in a single place?

Officials with the 22nd Judicial District approached the Montezuma County Commissioners Monday with the possibility of combining the county and district courthouses into one building.The proposed...

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Supporting veterans

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Blowing in the wind

DATE: May 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News