Jacob Klopfenstein

Position: The Journal

Mancos Mayor Pro Tem Baskin resigns

Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Baskin has resigned from the Mancos Board of Trustees. Board members accepted his resignation at Wednesday’s board meeting. Mancos Town Administrator Andrea Phillips said...

DATE: May 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kemper students tell council about their White House trip

Four Kemper Elementary fourth-graders who visited Washington, D.C. to help First Lady Michelle Obama plant the White House Kitchen Garden gave a presentation to the Cortez City Council at Tuesday’s...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

City council supports new airline’s bid to serve Cortez

The Cortez City Council on Tuesday voted to support Boutique Air’s bid for essential air service to the Cortez Municipal Airport. The airport’s current contract for essential air service expires on...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health worries that lab tech program will close

A Southwest Health System official has called for a lobbying effort to pressure San Juan College to continue classes for medical laboratory technicians as the college board begins preliminary...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos grads offered advice at commencement

At Sunday’s Mancos High School graduation ceremony, two dozen graduates were told to always remember the small Colorado town where they went to school as they go off into the world. Many of the...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Raven Narratives draw tears, laughs in Cortez

A standing room-only crowd heard a series of personal tales Friday at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. Eight storytellers performed the Raven Narratives spring show, titled “Baggage.” The troupe...

DATE: May 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Helicopter visits Lewis-Arriola for anti-drug program

Kids screamed and shouted in excitement as a National Guard Black Hawk helicopter landed on the Lewis-Arriola Elementary School lawn Friday. The helicopter crew visited the school as part of Red...

DATE: May 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado native visiting all 59 national parks in 59 weeks

Last year, Darius Nabors and Trevor Kemp quit their jobs, left their Virginia homes and set out on a cross-country trek to visit each of the country’s 59 national parks in 59 weeks. Thursday, they...

DATE: May 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Yellowstone incident has link to Mesa Verde

Three men who caused an Internet storm last weekend after documenting their illegal walk at Yellowstone National Park also face an investigation after an incident in Mesa Verde, according to court...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 board approves capital projects

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School board approved several capital reserve projects at their meeting Tuesday. The board approved a roof for Cortez Middle School for under $85,000. District executive...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Re-1 district operating with ‘bare-bones’ budget

The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District’s proposed budget for 2016-2017 leaves a fund balance of just $634,122, continuing the trend of dwindling funds in recent years. “We’re at a bare-bones...

DATE: May 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Old Cortez high school should come down, task force says

Members of a task force that investigated options for the retired Montezuma-Cortez High School on Seventh Street have unanimously recommended that the old building be demolished. At the Re-1 School...

DATE: May 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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