Journal tiny

Local coronavirus coverage

Headlines

Gov. Hickenlooper seeks emergency funding for child health care

Gov. John Hickenlooper, in an effort to keep health insurance going for low-income children and pregnant women, has asked for emergency funds for the Children’s Health Plan Plus program (CHP+)....

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Cortez Christmas dinner is today

The annual Cortez Christmas dinner gets underway on Monday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Montezuma County annex building on 103 N. Chestnut St. The free dinner will feature food and beverages from...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWOS holds Gallery Night for students, parents

Southwest Open School hosted a Gallery Night on Dec. 19 to celebrate student learning through the academic semester of the school year. Parents, guardians and family of students were invited. They...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manaugh Elementary School may face state intervention

Manaugh Elementary may face state intervention next year, according to the Colorado Department of Education. Lori Haukeness, superintendent of Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District, said she and...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Congress moves a step closer to naming peaks after Norwood climbers

A bill to name two 13,000-foot peaks in the Wilson Range in memory of two mountaineers from Norwood has passed the U.S. House by a vote of 409-0. Introduced by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Cortez) the...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Republicans tout tax plan as it heads to president’s desk

WASHINGTON – Colorado Republicans were united in passing the tax reform plan that has been making its way through Congress since November. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Rep. Scott Tipton,...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girl’s ear severed by dog bite at home outside Mancos

A couple’s pit bull on Saturday bit a child at a residence outside Mancos, amputating her ear, according to the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office. Emergency personnel were treating the girl when...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three mobile homes catch fire in Cortez area

Four regional fire departments responded to three mobile-home fires this week. About 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, two mobile-home residences caught fire at 2232 U.S. Highway 160. The two residences...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Death toll for bears hits record numbers in Southwest Colorado

A record number of bears were euthanized this year in La Plata County – partly the result of a poor natural food cycle and partly the result of food sources made available by humans. “It’s...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington man sentenced to life in prison for killing former Durango woman

A Farmington man who was convicted of killing a longtime Durango resident has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Earlier this month, a jury found Rick Stallings,...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores coach James Biard resigns; cites eligibility policy

Longtime Dolores coach James Biard announced his resignation during the Dec. 14 school board meeting. Biard expressed frustration with the schools’ athlete eligibility policy, and felt too many...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos School Board discusses whether staff should be armed

The topic on everyone’s mind at the monthly Mancos School Board meeting was school safety. Board treasurer Tim Hunter brought up the question of arming school staff early in the meeting, leading...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: