Position: Journal Staff Photographer

Email: samg@the-journal.com

Phone Number: 970-564-6036

About: Sam Green has been a photographer at the Cortez Journal since 2002. For sixteen years Sam and his wife, Melinda, co-published the Dolores Star.

An extra night at McPhee

Even though it was raining Tuesday, Oct. 29, an extra night camping on the shore of McPhee wasn't enough for a 7-year-old boy from Durango. After being rescued by United Search and Rescue of...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Cortez coffeehouse honors a local legend Cafe features produce, meat from local farms

The black goat that entertained local Dolores residents for years may be gone, but its memory may live on thanks to Laura Getts, who has named her coffeehouse in Cortez “The Black Goat.” Getts...

DATE: July 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpacas give up coats to make sweaters

Normally the Kathy Butler ranch is calm and serene, sitting peacefully at the edge of the San Juan National Forest on Boggy Draw. Alpacas grazing in the open pasture. A quiet bird watching walking...

DATE: June 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dolores qualifies 15 for state track

The Dolores girls' track team won their league meet at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction on their way to qualifying 14 for the state tournament. On the boys side, Moki Youngquist was the only...

DATE: May 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Prim and proper Polar Plungers

"Warning: Cold water swimming can produce injury and/or death." After reading the big bold print and a whole lot of more smaller print that included the word "paralysis," then signing away all my...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Living

Core values in the orchard

The sun is shining and the air is crisp. Rays are bouncing off the red, green and yellow orbs hanging from the trees. The orchard is brimming with fruit. It has been a bountiful harvest. Gala,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Living

Tribal Council praises corn grower

Ute Mountain Farm recognized for placing in national contest

DATE: March 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News