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Bridge summer reading gap at Cortez library

The Cortez Public Library’s Summer Reading Activities are lots of fun for kids while it helps bridge the summer reading gap!According to scholastic.com, “a break from books can mean big losses for...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘A View to Life’

When a friend asked local resident Brad Reed for advice on ceramic sculpting, an old flame was rekindled and stoked to fire new work.Everything but a certified architect, Reed, 74, spends his time...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

River festival will offer flood of fun

The Eighth Annual Dolores River Festival takes place Saturday, June 4, in Joe Rowell Park in Dolores.Gates open at 10 a.m. There will be activities and live music all day, and food and beverages....

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Dance team steps to perfection

Area residents can see an award-winning Cortez dance team as they perform this weekend as part of an annual recital of students from Suzanne’s School of Dance. The show’s theme is “I Got a Feeling”...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Giddy-up, summertime

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

SCCC begins summer hours

Southwest Colorado Community College, located at 33057 Highway 160, will be open extended hours during the summer. The main office will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday until...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Williford graduates Colorado State cum laude

Shandi Williford, a 2007 graduate of Dolores High School, recently graduated cum laude from Colorado State University with a bachelor of arts in English with a concentration in English education....

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

An excellent hospital facility right here

Dear Editor:A letter, written by Nathaniel Seeley, in which he praised the staff of Southwest Memorial Hospital, appeared in the Journal on May 14. Like Mr. Seeley, I, too, was a patient there...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Clean water Regulate, but don’t block mine cleanup efforts

As the snowpack melts, much of Colorado’s water rushes across rocks and still-frozen ground, collecting in streams that pour from the high country. On the way, it picks up evidence of everything it...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Memo to Arnold Schwarzenegger

My adoptive parents told me I was “chosen,” but the kids at school told me I was a “bastard.”The recent headlines about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s infidelities and the son he fathered out of wedlock...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

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