The Journal launches online subscriptions

On Monday, The Journal began charging for full digital access on The-Journal.com. This is an important step that will strengthen our ability to bring you extensive coverage of Montezuma County and...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac comes back from injury, wins Anaheim Supercross

Eli Tomac, returning from an injury in the AMA Monster Energy Supercross series, on Saturday night won the triple crown title in Anaheim, California. Trailing Cole Seely overall after two races for...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek Bulldogs lose to Shiprock Northwest

On a night where their shots were falling, defense betrayed the Dove Creek High School boys’ basketball team, which lost on the road to Shiprock Northwest, 61-39, on Jan. 17. Leading Dove Creek to...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS grapplers compete at Alamosa

Wrestling as well as he has this season, Montezuma-Cortez High School junior Matthew Broughton won three of his four matches at the Alamosa Invitational on Jan. 13 and placed second overall in the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Gates on Road 41 in Weber Canyon will remain open

For years, there have been three unlocked gates across Road 41 in Weber Canyon south of Mancos. But Monteuzma County has ruled the gates are not authorized because they cross a public road. At the...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez crews repairing water pipe on Main Street

Maintenance crews with the city of Cortez are conducting emergency repairs on a broken water pipe at the intersection of Main and Harrison streets. The repair could take much of the week to...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac bows out of Houston Supercross

Eli Tomac of Cortez bowed out of the second round of the AMA Monster Energy Supercross series Saturday night in Houston. “We can’t line up for tonight’s race,” Tomac said on Instagram. “We’ve done...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez, Durango chase qualifying times

The turn of the calendar yields a change in focus for the Panther and Demon girls swimming programs. With the season reaching its midpoint, both M-CHS and Durango shift their focus from early...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Region 9 hires Heather Otter as economic development project manager

Heather Otter is joining the Region 9 Economic Development District as their Economic Development Project Manager. Otter currently works with the La Plata Economic Development Alliance as the...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado Parks and Wildlife launches updated purchasing system

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched its integrated purchasing system, a one-stop shop for CPW products, including hunting and fishing licenses, campsite reservations, OHV and snowmobile permit...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Watters chosen to serve on Dolores Town Board

Melissa Watters was appointed to the Dolores Town Board on Monday. She fills a seat vacated by Trever Ince, who recently resigned. Watters has lived in Dolores for 6½ years and has been a teacher...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

River permit party Jan. 19

The fifth annual Dolores River Boating Advocates permit party will be on Jan 19 at the Dolores Community Center from 6-10 p.m. Kevin Fedarko, bestselling author of the “Emerald Mile,” will be the...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News