Five fiber cuts affected service in SW Colorado in June

Last month, a phone and internet outage left thousands of people in Southwest Colorado in the dark for hours.Now, The Journal has learned that five fiber line cuts in June affected service for...

DATE: July 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local swim clubs finish top seven at Montrose

The Mesa Verde Aquatics Club and Cortez Leopard Sharks both made the journey to Montrose last weekend for the Montrose Marlins Summer Open. In a meet featuring 14 teams, both Cortez squads finished...

DATE: July 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Lady Panthers host basketball camp at M-CHS

The Montezuma-Cortez Lady Panthers basketball program held its individual skills camp this week at M-CHS. M-CHS girls head coach John McHenry, assistant Brittney Whiteman, middle school coach Brad...

DATE: July 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Southwest Open School upgrades kitchen

Southwest Open School debuted a new kitchen this week. The kitchen contains new industrial-grade equipment, including sinks, a dishwasher and refrigerator. It will be used to process food,...

DATE: July 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Items of interest found in Redwine search

A five-day search for evidence connected with the death of 13-year-old Dylan Redwine uncovered items of interest, but, as expected, details about them are scant. The items were found within a...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma commissioners plan town hall meetings

The Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners plans to hold quarterly town hall meetings to help the public be more informed about county business and to have more opportunity for input.The...

DATE: July 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Music in the Mountains returns to Montezuma County

Music in the Mountains and the Sunflower Theatre are bringing the Sybarite5 chamber music quintet to Cortez on Tuesday as part of the 2016 festival. The show starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are...

DATE: July 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac wins Southwick National

Eli Tomac won his first moto of the season last Saturday. And then he won his second. Racing in the 450 class at Southwick National in Southwick, Massachusetts, the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider...

DATE: July 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Bear cubs rescued after mother killed near Dove Creek

Two bear cubs captured near Dove Creek last week after their mother killed by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 491 will be rehabilitated and released into the wild, according to Colorado Parks and...

DATE: July 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez BMX hosts state race

Cortez BMX saw a boom in attendance at its annual state race double on Saturday. Other than a few minor glitches with the audio system, track operator Mark Baxter was delighted with the event and...

DATE: July 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Kirk Archibeque re-signs with PGE Turow

Kirk Archibeque is staying in Poland. Following an outstanding collegiate career at the University of Northern Colorado and Fort Lewis University, the 2003 Montezuma-Cortez High School graduate has...

DATE: July 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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