Jacob Klopfenstein

Position: The Journal

Mancos trustees approve pot grow facility

Mancos Trustees on Wednesday voted to approve a retail marijuana application for New Millenium LLC. The company will proceed with a 5,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation operation in the former...

DATE: June 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo kicks off in Cortez

The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo enters its 86th straight year this weekend in Cortez.The rodeo kicked off with a chuckwagon barbecue Wednesday night at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds and continued...

DATE: June 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seattle glass artist visits Mancos School of the West

Seattle artist Kelley Knickerbocker visited Mancos last weekend to teach a class through the Mancos School of the West. Her two-day workshop was titled “Radical Dimensions in Glass Mosaics.”...

DATE: June 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos group steps up work on rare Cranston Press

University of Philadelphia professor Matt Neff is visiting Mancos this month to continue restoring a rare Cranston Letterpress, which is housed in the former Mancos Times-Tribune building in...

DATE: June 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute tribe celebrates spring with Bear Dance

Dozens of Ute Mountain Ute tribe members gathered Friday in Towaoc for the annual Bear Dance ceremony. Spectators watched around the circular gathering space as men and women lined up to dance with...

DATE: June 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo woman’s woolly wish is granted in McElmo Canyon

For most of Sue Tsosie’s life, sheep were her family. The Navajo woman from Page, Arizona, herded hundreds of sheep each day. She gathered their wool to weave into blankets or trade away for other...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde entrance to get bridge work

Construction on the overpass to Mesa Verde National Park above U.S. Highway 160 may divert traffic throughout June, Colorado Department of Transportation Communications Manager Lisa Schwantes said....

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango painter Grajeda displays work in Mancos

Many of Brenda Grajeda’s layered paintings feature textured gashes she refers to as “scars.” She uses encaustic — a type of wax — to create the markings and give her works more depth, she said. The...

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health pharmacist stresses antibiotics awareness

A local pharmacist has lent his knowledge to a statewide effort to educate medical professionals and members of the public about responsible antibiotic usage and stewardship. Marc Meyer is a...

DATE: May 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Cortez sanitation manager Tim Krebs dies at 46

Cortez Sanitation District Manager Tim Krebs died Friday, May 20 at the age of 46. He was born on July 25, 1969 in Jacksonville, Florida, according to his obituary. Krebs had served as district...

DATE: May 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council approves hospital plan, City Hall contract

Cortez City Council members on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve a site plan for the Southwest Memorial Hospital expansion project. The expansion includes a 25,000-square-foot patient addition,...

DATE: May 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS Class of 2016 has ‘skyrocketing future’

The Montezuma-Cortez High School commencement ceremony on Thursday night marked the end of the Class of 2016’s high school career, but it’s just the beginning for the graduates, said Susan...

DATE: May 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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