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Phone Number: 970-564-6036

Alpacka Rafts recognized as a top innovator

The Wright , an outdoor-inspired industry summit and award program, has recognized Alpacka Rafts in Mancos as one of the Rocky Mountain region’s top innovators. Beginning on May 1, The Wright will...

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

Dolores school board discusses four-day calendar, bus garage

The Dolores School Board and its constituents discussed the 2018-2019 school calendar at the district board meeting Thursday night. The issue of the calendar was tabled at January’s meeting....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Windsync keeps audiences entranced and entertained

The woodwind quintet WindSync, a young ensemble that mixes familiar classical music and lighter tunes with a captivating stage presence, performed on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Montezuma-Cortez High...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Dolores School Board holds annual day-long retreat

The Dolores School Board held its annual retreat at the Dolores Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. Randy Black, Colorado Association of School Boards director of member relations, led the...

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

CMS seeks community volunteers for mock trial

Eighth-graders at Cortez Middle School will hold mock trials at the Montezuma County Combined Courthouse on March 8 and 12 to cap a study of genocide. The classes, led by eighth-grade language arts...

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

Montezuma-Cortez High School First Semester Attendance Awards

Students at Montezuma-Cortez High School with perfect, outstanding or exemplary attendance received prizes including ice cream coupons from McDonald’s. The following students will be rewarded for...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Mesa TV celebrates three years on the air

Cortez’s only local television studio will celebrate its third year on the air on March 1. Mesa TV ’s broadcasts reach the Four Corners counties of Montezuma and Dolores, as well as parts of...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Resources names new officers

The new year brought changes to the Mancos Valley Resource s charity organization. According to a news release, Mancos Valley Resources is a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores School Board approves $8.5 million budget

The Dolores Re-4A School District board adopted an annual budget on Jan. 25 in a special morning meeting The state determines individual school funding through a system known as an “October count,”...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Storm basketball takes Monday practice to Towaoc

Montezuma Storm Basketball, a nonprofit program that serves children in grades 5-12 in Montezuma County, has moved some Monday evening practices to Towaoc. The coaches needed practice space and...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Students remember the Holocaust by speaking with survivor

Online Video: Watch the interview at The-Journal.com By Emily Rice Journal Staff writer A group of students from Dolores High School had the opportunity to speak with a Holocaust survivor,...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Semitrailer rolls over south of Cortez, backs up traffic

A semitrailer on Wednesday morning rolled over on U.S. Highway 160 about 4 miles south of Cortez, backing up southbound traffic. The Cortez Fire Protection District, Cortez Police Department,...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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