Position: Reporter

Email: mshinn@CortezJournal.com

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

Dolores fifth-graders learn about fungi’s value

A group of Dolores fifth-graders was one of several classes in the area so far to learn the importance of fungi in the natural world by planting their own Friday. “Without fungi we wouldn’t have...

DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education

Get ready for a bigger natural gas bill from Atmos Energy

Atmos Energy customers will likely see a spike in their natural gas bills after April 1. Average monthly bills in southwest Colorado are likely to jump from about $47 to about $54 for residents...

DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carrying the torch

When local community college students lay down their first line of molten metal, it may not be with a live torch next semester. For the first time at Southwest Colorado Community College, students...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Colorado House approves vaccine bill

A bill that would require parents to have additional education before opting their children out of vaccinations passed in the state House Monday, after a local community leader defended it. The...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Health plans lag in county

As the deadline for enrollment approaches, the numbers show Medicaid enrollment from Montezuma County outstripped enrollment in private insurance through the new state health exchange. The...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Get ready for a bigger natural gas bill from Atmos

Atmos Energy customers will likely see a spike in their natural gas bills after April 1. Average monthly bills in southwest Colorado are likely to jump from about $47 to about $54 for residents...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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