Briefs

Prosecutor: U.S. officers justified in fatal Colorado shooting

GRAND JUNCTION — A prosecutor says he won’t file charges against two federal officers who shot and killed a suspect in western Colorado because the suspect drew his weapon and fired first. The...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outdoor skills weekend planned for Western Colorado women

Women who want to gain valuable outdoor skills, learn about wildlife and receive an introduction to hunting and fishing are invited to attend a “Cast and Blast” weekend workshop, July 13-15,...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Southwest Health System gets interim CFO

The Journal Sam Radke will serve as the interim chief financial officer for Southwest Health System, according to a news release from Southwest Health public information officer Haley Saunders....

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cat tests positive for rabies after biting Colorado person

GREELEY – A cat has tested positive for rabies after biting a person in Colorado. The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment says the person is undergoing treatment to prevent...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos of firefighter dads requested for Father’s Day

The 416 Fire Team is asking community members who have dads working to contain the 416 and Burro fires to email photos of them to 2018_cosjf_416@firenet.gov to be shared in an online gallery for...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Resources and will hold film fest on June 28-29

Mancos Valley Resources, in partnership with sponsors Alpacka Raft, Specialized Bicycles and Osprey Packs, will hold the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival on June 28-29. All proceeds...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis College to observe summer solstice

A summer solstice celebration will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Center of Southwest Studies museum at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Attendees will watch the sun paint a spiral on the...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Champion juggler Peter Davison to perform at Cortez Public Library

The Journal Champion juggler and movement artist Peter Davison will perform at the Cortez Public Library on Wednesday, June 20, at 2 p.m. Davison plans to perform his LocoMotion the Science and...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Public Library has opening for struggling reader

The Journal The Cortez Public Library’s reading volunteer program – Raising Readers Intervention, Mentoring, Tutoring Program – has one slot open for a struggling reader who is in elementary...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Social work license course registration opens

The University of Denver’s Four Corners program has opened registration for a social work license preparation course. The class will prepare social workers for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Farmers, ranchers invited to nominate committee candidates

The Journal The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency is accepting nominations from farmers and ranchers for candidates to serve on county committees. Producers serve on committees and...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Solar economics topic of next Lunch and Learn

Shaw Solar and Durango Chamber of Commerce will present a Lunch and Learn event about the economics of solar power from noon to 1 p.m. June 27 at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St....

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business