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Ayden Oliver Michael

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Deception runs through the body of Christ

Proverbs 11:14 and 15:32 “Where there is no counsel, the people fall; But in the multitude of counselors there is safety. (NKJV) “He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Faith

‘Extremists’ National coverage will not accurately illuminate issues, identity

Anyone who has relocated to a small community knows that figuring out who’s who and what’s what is no quick task. The Southern Poverty Law Center writers who came to Southwest Colorado to write...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Pretending to listen

The temporary replacement for the position of San Juan National Forest district ranger and BLM Dolores Field Office manager has made it very clear: She will strive to listen, but the plan has...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Manage public lands for economic value

Dear Editor:The recent commentary by the new temporary district ranger served to point out that the Forest Service doesn’t have a clue what their real problem is. The road-closure issue is only the...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What’s behind the sign?

There is a slightly different look to the Southwest Colorado Community College-West Campus these days. New signage that has sparked some questions that warrant this column. When legislation passed...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Empire needs strong board leadership

I am leaving the Empire Electric board of directors due to my moving out of my district for personal reasons. I would like to thank the members of the cooperative for their support during my eight...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Re-1 discusses tax impact of facility improvements

About 15 community members met with Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 officials at Cortez Middle School Thursday night to discuss the possible tax impacts of a school facility improvement...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Civil rights magazine paints radical view of forest service protests

The debate over land management issues in Southwest Colorado has garnered national attention.An advance copy for an article scheduled for release in mid-June shows two writers from the Southern...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four vie for seat on Empire board

The Empire Electric Association’s deadline for votes in the 2011 board of directors election is rapidly approaching. Mail in ballots must be received by 5 p.m. May 28. Members who voted by mail may...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Values dip Residents see slight decline in county property assessments

The Montezuma County Assessor’s Office has completed real property valuations for 2011 and most homeowners will see a decrease in their property’s value.“The vast majority of homeowners received...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to Items submitted at least two weeks in...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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