Farmers Union hosts annual meeting

For the Journal The Four Corners Rocky Mountain Farmers Union will host “A Celebration of Family Farming and Ranching” during its annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Arriola Community...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

M-CHS scholarships

Deadline for Horatio Scholars is Oct. 23The deadline for applying to become a Horatio Scholar is Oct. 25. Students must have a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average, be a senior on track to...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Pot dispute erupts at local church

No charges were filed after an armed sheriff’s employee got into a dispute at a local church over a missing marijuana plant. In a three-page report, Cortez police officer Mark Adkins wrote that he...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

New tower to improve police, fire radio signal

Police and fire radio signal should get a bit stronger thanks to a multi-jurisdictional effort to place a new radio tower on top of Caviness Mountain near Mancos. The city of Cortez, on behalf of...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek murder trial delayed

DOVE CREEK – Initially set to start in December, the jury trial for a man charged in the strangulation death of his lover has been postponed until next spring. At a motion’s hearing on Friday, Oct....

DATE: Oct. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preserving fruits of your labor

Fall fruits are at their peak, and one way to preserve their freshness for year-round enjoyment is by water-bath canning at home. Despite urban myths about the degree of difficulty involved, home...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Additional delays expected heading into weekend on Red Mountain

After more than a month of long closures on Red Mountain Pass repairing a power transmission line and a rockslide area, the work was finally done – or so they thought. When crews prepared to...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preparing for Halloween

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

With cuts looming, San Juan National Forest prioritizes recreational sites

Responding to nearly 50 percent decline in its recreational budget over the last decade, the San Juan National Forest Service has prioritized its sites, deeming what areas are worth saving....

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorful roundup

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News


Firewood permits on sale in Cortez, Dolores and Mancos Firewood permits are on sale at the Forest Service/BLM offices in Durango, Bayfield, Dolores and Pagosa; also, Kroeger’s Hardware in Durango,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

High School Highlights

Football Standouts Coby Baer (M-CHS) Baer was responsible for all the Panthers’ points in their 10-7 win over Pagosa Springs last week. His one-yard touchdown rush in the first quarter gave M-CHS a...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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