Jacob Klopfenstein

Position: The Journal

Heritage Hometown Collectibles expands in Mancos

Heritage Hometown Collectibles in Mancos offers “a little of this and a little of that,” said shopkeeper Nancy Hensley. The store on Main Street just north of Goodnight Gallery has been open for a...

DATE: May 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manaugh Elementary wraps up school year

Manaugh Elementary students and parents stepped into the school and into a different world Thursday night. The school was decked out in rainforest scenery for the school’s third annual Spring...

DATE: April 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos trustees pass duties on

Three new faces took seats on the Mancos Board of Trustees on Wednesday. Fred Brooks, Craig Benally and Ed Hallam were sworn in at the board’s meeting after earning trustee seats during the April 5...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New council members take oath of office

Two Cortez council members stepped down on Tuesday and passed their duties on to two newcomers. Council members Tom Butler and Jim Price were replaced by attorney Jill Carlson and retired...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez teens embark on trips to Colorado universities

Two-thirds of the Cortez Middle School eighth-grade class will take a step toward going to college this month. About 110 students will visit Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction and Colorado...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smithsonian selects Mancos as a ‘best small town’

Mancos has been named one of Smithsonian Magazine’s top 20 best small towns to visit in 2016. In honor of the National Parks Centennial this year, the list exclusively includes towns near parks....

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos pursues affordable housing for artists

Mancos officials are pursuing a project that might bring affordable housing for artists to town. The Space to Create program aims to construct affordable housing for artists and other creatives in...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez native walks 12,000 miles for charity

E.J. Verdahl has walked more than 12,000 miles in the past five years. The 70-year-old Cortez native walks six to eight miles per day to raise money for the Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Ministries...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

Cortez gets new sewer cleaning truck

A new sewer cleaning truck will allow the Cortez Sanitation District to use a more sustainable method to clean the city’s sewer lines. Instead of using fresh water from fire hydrants, the truck, a...

DATE: April 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS will offer more advanced opportunities

Funding from the Colorado Education Initiative will give Montezuma-Cortez High School students more opportunities to enroll in Advanced Placement classes, Principal Jason Wayman said. The program...

DATE: April 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey asks Cortez residents about their Internet use

A survey on the City of Cortez website asks respondents to answer questions about Internet speeds. The city is collaborating with Montezuma Community Economic Development Association and the towns...

DATE: April 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez public divided on old high school, survey reveals

According to preliminary survey results, members of the public don’t want to see the retired Montezuma-Cortez High School building on Seventh Street repurposed for another use. Kemper Elementary...

DATE: April 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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