Trial date set in large-scale marijuana bust

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Blackburn set an August trial date Monday for four suspects facing felony charges in connection with illegal marijuana cultivation in Montezuma County. Jimmy Dang,...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

April 15 is coming: Are you a procrastinator?

OK folks, it’s the final week before tax filing deadline, one of the best weeks of the year for you to determine if you are a procrastinator. If you haven’t yet filed your income taxes with the...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teen birth rates decline, but sexually transmitted diseases rise in Southwest Colorado

The good news: Many sexually active teens are successfully preventing pregnancies in Colorado and La Plata County. The bad news: Sexually transmitted diseases are a growing problem among high...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Strong winds, rain and snow forecast for Southwest Colorado

A weather advisory is in effect for the southwest San Juan Mountains from midnight Tuesday until 9 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 9 inches of snow was forecast for...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Humane Society to host pet vaccination clinic

The Journal For Pets’ Sake Humane Society’s spring low-cost pet vaccination clinic will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on May 4, at the IFA Country Store, 10501 Highway 491, Cortez. Vaccine...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Recall efforts ramp up amid controversial legislation

DENVER – In January, when Mesa County residents heard that state lawmakers had introduced a bill that would fundamentally change presidential voting in Colorado, they started grabbing County...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff Blotter

Saturday, March 23 8:36 p.m. : A couple reported damage and theft in a break-in of two RV trailers, parked in the 7100 block of County Road 25. Reported stolen: a Humming Bird fish finder and a...

DATE: April 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: For the record

Police Blotter

Tuesday, March 26 11:44 a.m. : A man was arrested on suspicion of speeding and driving with a revoked license in the 700 block of Canyon Drive. 3:40 p.m. : A man was arrested on two warrants while...

DATE: April 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: For the record

WildEdge brewery celebrates two years of operation in Cortez

Tucker Robinson believes beer is best consumed with other people. So he made that a central tenet of WildEdge Brewing Collective, the business he started nearly two years ago. “We built the space...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Green Beret Will Lindsay memorialized in Colorado Springs

Cortez native Sgt. 1st Class Will Lindsay was honored and remembered Saturday in an emotional memorial service at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. A Green Beret based at Fort Carson, Lindsay...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde to begin horse removal

Herds of wild horses will be removed from Mesa Verde National Park beginning this spring, according to a final decision released in March. The park has 65 to 80 horses, but having them is in...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Yoga studio moves down Main Street

The Heart and Core Yoga Studio has a new home – just down the road. The studio , which previously operated next to The Farm Bistro along Main Street, has moved into space that used to be occupied...

DATE: April 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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