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Public invited to Piñon Project annual meeting

The Piñon Project Family Resource Center, serving families and children in Montezuma and Dolores Counties for more than 17 years, will have its annual meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. The...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton holds seat in 3rd Congressional District

Cortez Republican Scott Tipton will keep his seat in Congress after fending off a challenge from his fellow Fort Lewis College graduate, Pueblo Democrat Sal Pace.At 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Tipton had...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coram coasts to easy House win

Montrose Republican Don Coram coasted to an easy win in the House District 58 race over Democrat Tammy Theis. The district’s newly redrawn boundaries now include all of Montezuma and Dolores...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Election results trickled out slowly

The influx of residents voting close to when the polls closed was just one reason why the final election results were not tabulated until after 1 a.m. on Wednesday.The late results also affected...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters overwhelmingly pass 3B bond

There will be a new high school in Cortez.After voters overwhelmingly approved a school bond, Montezuma-Cortez School District officials and supporters celebrated the news. The bond will pay 48...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff: Fires creates heated situations

Roatcap evacuation incident was avoidable

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Election 2012 photos

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Human relations group ready for next step

Organization looking to form complaint committee soon

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where to vote

Today is Election Day. Voters need to go to their designated polling place and bring proper identification. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. See cortezjournal.com later tonight for results...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Advancing in playoffs

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde to waive entrance fees for Veteran’s Day weekend

Mesa Verde National Park will join all 398 national park units around the country as they waive entrance fees on Veteran’s Day Weekend in recognition of current and former servicemen and –women.“In...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

National award for Journal staffer

A Cortez Journal staffer and a combined website page for the Journal and Durango Herald were recognized last weekend at the annual Inland Press Association convention.Journal Editor Dale Shrull was...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News