M-CHS, Bayfield soccer teams duel in Cortez

The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers (1-2, 0-1 Southwest Soccer League) and Bayfield Wolverines (1-1-1, 1-1-1 SWSL) were tied at two to start the second half of their league contest on Tuesday. But the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Public Lands Day event planned for Sand Canyon

The Journal The San Juan Mountains Association in partnership with Canyons of the Ancients National Monument will host a National Public Lands Day Event on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Sand Canyon Pueblo...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos inventor creates faux-stone from plastic bags

When Deborah Kelley-Galin shows her turquoise-colored bracelets to people, she says they can’t believe that the faux-stone was created using plastic bags. The Mancos woman has patented a process to...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Why has the National Park Service gotten whiter?

It’s a nasty, end-of-winter night in the coastal Washington town of Ilwaco, but the driving rain is the least of Nancy Fernandez’s concerns. The inside of the Salt Pub is dry but jammed with soggy...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico author Redsand to visit Cortez

New Mexico author Anna Redsand’s new memoir “To Drink From The Silver Cup” details her upbringing as a missionary on the Navajo Nation and her decision to leave the church as she reconciled her...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Panther band performs for fans

DATE: Sept. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panthers take third at Rio Grande

Wading through the tall grass at Rio Grande Golf Club in South Fork on Thursday, Blake Keetch found his golf ball sitting in a tree. The ball was deemed unplayable, forcing the Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

What to do with the Justice Center?

When the new combined courthouse is completed late next summer, there will be an exodus from two Montezuma County buildings as departments and court staff are shuffled to new office locations.The...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek clinic gets grant to enhance services

The Dove Creek Medical Clinic recently received a $40,000 grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Awards are given based on high levels of performance in categories such...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS erupts for 8 goals

After getting blanked by Delta in an 8-0 loss in its opener on Saturday, the Montezuma-Cortez soccer team erupted for eight goals of its own on Thursday. Hosting the Bloomfield Bobcats at Johnson...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

County is asked to close road near Phil’s World

Residents at the eastern end of County Road N are requesting that the Montezuma County Commission vacate a short section of the road to prevent access to nearby Bureau of Land Management land. A...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water line construction starting up in Cortez

Water line construction and drainage improvement work will begin in Cortez after the Labor Day weekend, Public Works director Phil Johnson said Thursday. About 3,900 feet of 6- and 8-inch waterline...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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