Position: Reporter

Email: mshinn@CortezJournal.com

Phone Number: 970-564-6037

Voters back marijuana fee, elect four to town board

Voters elected Anthony Maestas, Will Stone, Alan Rolston and Michele Black as the new town trustees, according to unofficial results. The town administrator was pleased with a strong turnout of 42...

DATE: April 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Yearning for Yeti

From funky to melodic with plenty of up-tempo rock mixed in, Yearning for Yeti brought a range of styles to their first studio album. The band had made the rounds to several summer festivals...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Living

Roots of success

The Montezuma School to Farm Project in Mancos has big plans for expansion, including revitalizing an orchard the school bought last year and a farmers market stand that will operate after school....

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Longstanding board member bids adieu

After 10 years as a board member, Mayor Pro Tem Perry Lewis was recognized for his work at his last meeting. Trustee Todd Kearns presented a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the board at...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Red Arrow cleanup's start date pending

Cleanup of the mercury contaminated Red Arrow Mill site on Grand Avenue just outside Mancos will move forward when a bankruptcy court in Texas gives the OK, according to an Environmental Protection...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Agencies struggle with children's poverty

Montezuma County agencies are working to reverse generational poverty, but a recent study shows that challenges remain. More children in Montezuma County slipped into poverty and faced greater...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Glitch on state Medicaid website fuels confusion

A glitch on the state Medicaid website let Coloradans submit applications without providing income information during March, resulting in a flood of questions at the county level. A newsletter...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

College program sees success at Montezuma-Cortez High

Two weeks before high school senior, Zoe Nutt, was sworn into the Navy, she decided she wanted to go to college instead. Nutt had been concerned about finances, but through her work with Trio...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agencies struggle with kids’ poverty

Montezuma County agencies are working to reverse generational poverty, but a recent study shows that challenges remain. More children in Montezuma County slipped into poverty and faced greater...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Website glitch fuels confusion

A glitch on the state Medicaid website let Coloradans submit applications without providing income information during March, resulting in a flood of questions at the county level. A newsletter...

DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young professionals promote Cortez

The Cortez Chamber of Commerce has launched a networking group for young business-minded people to connect. The new group, for people ages 21 to 40, has already drawn a variety of professionals...

DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Yearning for Yeti brings mixed styles to studio album

From funky to melodic with plenty of up-tempo rock mixed in, Yearning for Yeti brought a range of styles to their first studio album. The band had made the rounds to several summer festivals...

DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment