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Veterans wanted for section

The Cortez Journal will be producing a Veterans Day section and we’re looking for local veterans to feature.If you are a local veteran or know of a veteran that would like to be featured in the...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

3B open forum coming up Thursday

There will be an open forum about ballot issue 3B concerning approval of a 20-year bond for construction of a new Montezuma-Cortez High School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. The forum, which will...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters reminded of judicial performance evaluations

The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County reminds voters that in the November election standing judges will be voted on for retention in office. Nonpartisan judicial performance evaluations...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidate Pace will be in Cortez on Friday

Democrat candidate for the 3rd Congressional District Sal Pace will be at Parque de Vida on Mildred Street in Cortez, across from Centennial Park opn Friday, Oct. 12. The event will start at 4 p.m....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

No timeline for rebuilding Hollywood Bar

A small group of people watched as heavy machinery tore down a piece of Dolores history.Bucketfuls of the Hollywood Bar and Grill were dumped into waiting bins to be hauled off. They were...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire mitigation key to home survival

Weber Fire burn area tour shows affects of blaze

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Criticism follows Kuhn case

Media outlets and blogs from around the nation are criticizing District Court Judge Douglas Walker’s decision to sentence a “baby killer” to just 90 days in jail.Walker, on Sept. 25, sentenced...

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

New fire management plan underway for Mesa Verde

The National Park Service is preparing a new fire management plan and environmental assessment for Mesa Verde National Park.The plan, currently in the scoping phase, would be strategic and...

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

Balance in the backcountry

The San Juan Mountains Association works as the non-profit educational partner of the San Juan National Forest, BLM Tres Rios Field Office, and BLM Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. Our...

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

Commodity distribution

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a commodity distribution on Saturday, Oct. 13 in Cortez, Dolores, and Mancos. This will be a small giveaway. The distribution for Cortez will be from 7...

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

Still time to register to vote

Coloradans have until Tuesday to make sure they are registered to vote in the general election.After Tuesday, Oct. 9, no new registrations will be accepted.Voters can verify their registration or...

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

MVIC will shut off irrigation water on Wednesday

Tuesday, Oct. 9 will be the last day of water delivery for Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company. Staff will start closing headgates on Wednesday, Oct. 10. For more information, contact MVIC at...

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