Dolores

Center for Independence welcomes two coordinators

For The Cortez Journal Southwest Center for Independence welcomes two new Independent Living Coordinators to its Cortez office. SWCI helps people with disabilities who want to live well in their...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Civil Air Patrol joins exercise

On the final weekend of August, clear skies greeted members of Civil Air Patrol's Cortez Senior Squadron for honing their aerial search and rescue skills. The local squadron hosted a base in their...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Mrs. Colorado pageant seeks contestant from Montezuma County

For The Cortez Journal The Mrs. Colorado America Pageant is accepting applications from married women to represent Montezuma County as a state finalist on April 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Street sign wording a key to safety

DENVER - Misunderstandings on the road between cyclists and motorists can be deadly. But a simple change in the wording of traffic signs could help clarify how drivers and bicyclists should safely...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

County dentist serves 290

Since Medicaid expanded to include adult dental services, 290 adults have received care this year at the Montezuma County Health Department. "It shows there is a big need for oral health in this...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

CSU researching hemp in secluded test plot

Hidden in a corn field in southwest Colorado is a thriving hemp crop being cultivated by agronomists from Colorado State University. Despite the secrecy, the experiment testing 12 varieties of...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

River dog

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Faces in the Crowd: The Archer

Do you have a Faces in the Crowd to submit to the Dolores Star? Please send it to news@cortezjournal.com. Be sure to include "Faces in the Crowd" in the email's subject line, a short description of...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

80 Years Ago

McDaniel Bros. to Be Tried, Telluride Soon The jury in the case of the McDaniel brothers trial in Durango this week found the defendants guilty of murder and recommended life imprisonment for them...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

40 Years Ago

Bears Play Cortez Saturday; Dropped by Nucla 26-2 The gridiron gang from Dolores will be facing a Cortez JV team on the home field this Saturday, Sep. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in what will probably be one...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

BLM plans burns near Dove Creek

Starting Thursday, Sept. 10, officials expect to ignite several prescribed burns east of Dove Creek, or as conditions allow. The Bureau of Land Management's Tres Rios Field Office announced this...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Food Market, Elks team up for food backpacks for vets

The Cortez Elks Lodge and Dolores Food Market have stepped up to help disabled veterans who need food and basic supplies. A $2,000 Beacon grant from the National Elks Foundation enables the local...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living