FBI’s search for FLDS leader turns to Mancos

MANCOS – The community of Mancos – home to a secluded Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints compound – is on alert as authorities search for the polygamist sect’s interim...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to [email protected] and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Cortez Middle School musical features cast of superheroes

Spectators at can expect an uplifting and funny underdog story during Cortez Middle School’s production of the musical “Adventures of a Comic Book Artist” this weekend. Performances are Friday,...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Cortez students take trip to Ute Mountain Farm

Cortez Middle School collaborated with the Montezuma School to Farm Project and the Ute Mountain Ute tribe to send a group of sixth-grade students on a field trip to the Ute Mountain Farm and Ranch...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Learning Center focuses on medical, industrial trades

The Unlimited Learning Center in Cortez has revamped its adult education program to focus on the industrial trades in addition to its career training in the medical fields. To boost enrollment and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Nomad Vape Shop opens Tuesday in Cortez

David Overlund has brought the “smoking of the future” to Cortez by opening Nomad Vape Shop, he said Thursday. The shop, at 119 E. Main St., will offer vaping equipment and a variety of juice...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mesa Verde cancels popular holiday luminaria event

Mesa Verde National Park on Friday canceled the popular holiday open house and luminaria event, citing concern over the stability of the rock arch in the Spruce Tree House alcove.Park officials...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Best of Montezuma: The top winners

Following are the Top 3 finishers in each category of the 2015 Best of Cortez and Montezuma County contest. A complete list is available in Friday’s edition of The Journal.Best Auto Repair Keesee...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango man cited, two injured in Main Street crash

A two-car crash at Sligo and East Main streets on Thursday evening injured two people and sent one to the hospital. The accident shut down three of four lanes of Main Street for about an hour....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Area football teams finish at home

After suffering losses on the road last week, the Montezuma-Cortez and Dolores football teams will finish their seasons at home on Friday. Mancos wraps things up on its home turf on Saturday, and...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Work closes Colorado 184 for a week beginning Sunday

A full road closure will begin Sunday, Oct. 30 on Colorado Highway 184 about 1 mile east from the U.S. Highway 491 junction. The closure is expected to last through Sunday, Nov. 6. The Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

What a catch!

After reeling in an 8-pound Walleye at McPhee Reservoir on a Sunday afternoon, Mike Carver then hauled in this monster. It reportedly weighed 13 1/2 pounds and was 30 1/2 inches long with a girth...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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