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M-CHS event promotes healthy lifestyle for students

School health and wellness organizations joined together at Montezuma-Cortez High School on Thursday at noon for the school’s first We Care Fair. The fair aimed to promote safe habits, a healthy...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lewis-Arriola Community Center hosts chili and pie fundraiser

The Lewis-Arriola Community Center is hosting its 14th annual Chili Supper and Pie Auction fundraiser on Feb. 22. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. at the center at 21176 Road S. All proceeds...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Creative District issues call for Melt bed racers

It’s a month away from the 10th annual Mancos Melt, and all bed racers – professionals and amateurs alike – are encouraged to register now for the morning race on March 16. The Melt is a...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez angler takes world fishing records

A Cortez fisherwoman has just earned two world records for trout she caught at Groundhog Reservoir this past summer. Kelly Jo Hall, who works with Intermountain Wall Systems, Inc., has been fishing...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board looking at student progress data tonight

The Dolores school board is set to receive progress reports for students at all levels during a regular meeting Thursday night. For students at the elementary and secondary levels, the board will...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mount Lookout Grange is named Project of the Year

The Mount Lookout Grange has been named the 2018 Project of the Year by the Mancos Valley Resources Board and was honored at the group’s annual meeting this week. Mancos Valley Resources, a...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animal art takes over Farm Bistro during fundraiser

When Sonja Horoshko started the Animal Art Works show three years ago, she wanted to create a new model for the Cortez art scene. She wanted a show that would provide affordable art for the...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Glass fusing, painting at art studio this weekend

The Painted Turtle Studio and Gallery has a few events coming up this weekend. On Friday at 6 p.m., the studio will host a glass fusing workshop, at which participants will learn the basics of...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board talks calendar, construction

The Mancos school board considered shortening school breaks and changing graduation dates during a work session before its regular meeting Tuesday night. The debates came up while board members...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Kate Wall’s ‘leap of faith’ at Zuma Natural Foods

With a little over a year under her belt as owner of Zuma Natural Foods, Kate Wall is now able to reflect on the twists, turns and people that led her to Mancos – and her new life. “There are a lot...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ben Gibson Duo at Outlier

Durango-based musicians the Ben Gibson Duo will take the stage at Outlier Cellars on Saturday night. Guitarist Ben Gibson and bassist Jim Belcher will perform at the cidery at 141 S. Main St. from...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Properties connected to marijuana raid under foreclosure

Three Montezuma County properties associated with a recent marijuana raid have been put on notice for foreclosure, according to recent legal notices submitted to The Journal. The three properties...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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