Position: Reporter

Email: mshinn@CortezJournal.com

Life’s maze

A popsicle can be tasty unless there is a cigarette butt lurking inside. And in the same way, smoking may seem appealing, but lasting side effects are waiting. This is just one of the prevention...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Cortez schools gain on goal for freshly cooked meals

“What do you smell in our kitchen today?” “Flavor,” said chef consultant Sally Ayotte, answering her own question as she addressed school district kitchen managers who roasted vegetables during a...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Pastor plans Honduras ministry

A pastor who got his start in Cortez plans to start a ministry in Honduras. Andy Smith and his wife, Jennifer, grew up in Cortez, and when Andy was a junior in high school, God intervened in his...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Mountain bounty

In the mountain climate between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs, farmer Matt Brewer plans to harvest 400 to 600 of pounds of leafy greens each week from just one of his aquaponic greenhouses this...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dolores County delivers Internet

Dolores County dedicated extra money and resources to bring Dove Creek schools high speed Internet after the organization in charge of the project failed to make significant progress. High-speed...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Donor pays for school projector system

A $10,000 donation will make it possible for Dolores schools to purchase a new projector system and improve the sound system. This is the third time in the past two years the school has received a...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Mountain bounty

In the mountain climate between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs, farmer Matt Brewer plans to harvest 400 to 600 of pounds of leafy greens each week from just one of his aquaponic greenhouses this...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Destination Imagination teams compete at state

Mancos Middle School students performed plays displaying teamwork and problem-solving skills Saturday at the state Destination Imagination tournament in Denver. Two of the three teams placed...

DATE: April 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town code seeks growth corridor

The Mancos Town Board will consider changes to town code at its Wednesday that would set aside land along Highway 160 for commercial development and restrict building homes among other land uses....

DATE: April 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Earthy celebration

Families and farmers danced all night under sparkling lights at the Montezuma School to Farm Spring Hoe Down Saturday. Square-dancing third-graders were followed by gypsy music for entertainment...

DATE: April 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Mountain bounty

In the mountain climate between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs, farmer Matt Brewer plans to harvest 400 to 600 of pounds of leafy greens each week from just one of his aquaponic greenhouses this...

DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Consigning Cortez Main Street’s latest addition, Flipping Frog, offers rotating inventory

The Flipping Frog consignment store opened last week on Main Street, offering furniture, home-decor items, jewelry and clothes. The Flipping Frog, which opened between The Farm and Come Dance...

DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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