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Hunter runs for county commissioner seat

Tim Hunter announced his candidacy for Montezuma County District 3 Commissioner to replace Gerald Koppenhafer, who will be term-limited out next year. Hunter said he is running for the office to...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family of Scouts

Slowly, page by page, the father and son looked through the photo album. The collective memories filled the room as stories were told. The book is a legacy of honor and pride. The pictures and the...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Living

Improving airport security Low-hassle checks hold promise for air travelers

A trial program may be showing the way toward better airport security and less hassle for passengers. For anyone even passably familiar with the current system it can only be welcome news.The new...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Why buy the cow?

Everyone has their own theory of how we got so messed up in this country. I think you are probably, right this moment, holding the answer in your hands.The downtown of a city near us used to be a...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | COLUMN: It's the Pitts

Rules for farm kids

Proposed new federal rules, if implemented, will put restrictions on young farm laborers more in line with child labor laws long in place in industry and commerce. The public comment period ends...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | COLUMN: Others Say

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: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Sports Briefs

M-CHS Booster Club Homecoming Activities The parents of the M-CHS Panthers football team will be doing a Navajo taco/frybread fundraiser today at the powder puff game from 5 to 8 p.m. at Panther...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers golf fourth at state

It was another historic year for the Montezuma-Cortez High School boys golf team.The Panthers returned home from a successful appearance at the Colorado High School Activities Association 4A Boys...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

local prep scores

Softball: Montezuma-Cortez lost Friday at Fruita Monument, 13-2 and 17-0, and lost Saturday at Montrose, 16-10 and 10-1. Volleyball: Dove Creek won Tuesday at Monument Valley (Utah), 3-0 (25-20,...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Bluejays overpower Durango in four sets

The Mancos Lady Bluejays volleyball team essentially did what it was supposed to Tuesday night: Beat a junior varsity opponent.These Durango Lady Demons didn’t make it easy though.Durango jolted...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos hosts successful meet

Last Saturday, the Mancos cross-country team competed with nine other teams at its annual Chicken Creek Challenge held in the San Juan Forest north of town. The meet attracted schools from Utah,...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Park painter will give demo

Saint George, Utah, artist Roland Lee has spent the past 30 years exploring national parks with sketchbook and paintbrush. Currently working at Mesa Verde National Park as artist-in-residence, Lee...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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