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CDOT to hold presentation on South Broadway project

The Colorado Department of Transportation and Lawson Construction will be hosting a public open house and presentation on June 28 to share details of the upcoming concrete resurfacing and safety...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton - Pace set for congressional race debates

Editor’s note: This is the Journal’s weekly roundup of campaign news.For a few lucky candidates, the campaign is almost over. This Tuesday is the primary election for registered Republicans,...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballots due next week

Just a few days remain for area voters to return their mail-in ballots for the 2012 primary election.Primary election day is Tuesday, June 26, and though this year’s primary election is being...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton criticized for vote change

Democrats are hammering U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, for changing his vote at the last minute and opposing a Democratic idea about wildfire prevention.Republicans said the amendment was...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire conditions continue to smolder

It could be 2002 all over again, fire officials are warning. That warning has been sounding for more than a month.In 2002, the Missionary Ridge Fire in the Durango area began and spread because of...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Where will the money come from?

The Dolores Conservation District and the Mancos Conservation District are still searching for matching funds through a $4,750 grant they obtained from the Colorado State Conservation Board to...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mtn. Tribe wins library grant

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe won a $7,000 competitive grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Service’s Native American Library Services Program.The Basic Grant with Education Assessment...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire restrictions upgraded

Fire restrictions on public lands managed by the San Juan National Forest and Bureau of Land Management Tres Rios Field Office were upgraded on Wednesday, as the first day of summer brought no...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Bennet staff to hold meeting in Cortez

Staff for Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet want to hear from constituents in Montezuma County and help those needing assistance with a federal agency.Bennet’s Southwestern Colorado Constituent...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez chip-seal project begins today

The city of Cortez will begin a chip-seal project today that will run for about one week. Residents are asked to not park on the streets during daylight hours and to use caution while watering (so...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public invited to new Al-Anon weekly meetings

A new Al-Anon meeting will be starting Saturday, June 30 at the Cortez Cultural Center at 10 a.m. The group will meet upstairs in the large meeting room, and will continue to meet each week on...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Cultural Center turns 25

For people searching for something unique this summer, there’s no need to look too far.The Cortez Cultural Center is the spot. The center showcases Native American dancers six days a week, offers...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News