Cortez

Rabbit in Montezuma County tests positive for tularemia

For The Journal The Montezuma County Public Health Department reported on Wednesday that a local rabbit has tested positive for tularemia, but so far, no human cases have been reported in the...

DATE: July 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Accused of attempted murder, Baxstrom denies he shot wife

Garrett “Ty” Baxstrom, accused in Montezuma District Court of attempting to kill his wife, testified Friday that he never shot at her, and acted only in self-defense after she attacked him with a...

DATE: July 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning ignites small Mesa Verde fire

A lightning strike ignited a fire Wednesday on White’s Mesa on the southeast side of Mesa Verde National Park, according to a press release from the park. Named the East Rim Fire, it is about 10...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public debates sales tax for broadband

Montezuma County’s proposed sales tax to fund broadband internet dominated the discussion during the commissioners’ first quarterly community meeting on Monday. Forty people showed up at the county...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defense: Baxstrom acted in self-defense in wife’s shooting

Garrett “Ty” Baxstrom acted in self-defense when his common-law wife was shot at a family cabin southwest of Cortez, his lawyer said Tuesday as the attempted-murder trial began in Montezuma...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Inspire aims to get kids outside

American kids only spend an average of four to seven minutes per day outside, according to Great Outdoors Colorado. Locally, the Montezuma Inspire Coalition is seeking to change that by providing...

DATE: July 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Cortez fire recruits learn basics

DATE: July 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stoner Ranch goes on market for $13.9 million

Need a piece of outdoor recreation heaven where you can ski untracked powder, hunt deer and elk, fish and raft the Dolores River, and have access to the San Juan National Forest?The Stoner Ranch...

DATE: July 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lightning show lights up Cortez

DATE: July 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado delegates back Cruz over Trump

Republican delegates from Colorado in Cleveland on Tuesday widely supported former candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas over Donald Trump for president. Cruz received 31 votes at the Republican...

DATE: July 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Increased wolf sightings prompt advice from Parks and Wildlife

Due to a recent increase in unconfirmed sightings and reports of wolves in Colorado, in addition to confirmed sightings over the past several years, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say it is...

DATE: July 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

After attack, our oldest park ranger is back at work

Healed but still bearing “bruises internally” two weeks after she was beaten and robbed at her condominium in Richmond, California, Betty Reid Soskin, the country’s oldest park ranger at 94,...

DATE: July 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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