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Partners sought by senior employment program

Senior Community Service Employment Program is seeking partnerships with employers, nonprofits and senior citizens in Colorado. Organizations that become partners will receive free help from SCSEP...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Join scavenger hunt at Mancos State Park on free Friday

The Journal Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado will offer free admission to Colorado state parks and encourage people to get outside Nov. 24 for Fresh Air Friday, as an...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 10 hours 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Holiday Gala set to help young victims of neglect and abuse

The Journal The Four Corners Child Advocacy Center will hold its 15th annual Holiday Gala benefiting young victims of abuse on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Destination Grill, 2121 East Main...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 15 hours 45 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez library collecting Christmas decorations for kids

The Journal The Cortez Public Library is collecting new and gently used Christmas trees, ornaments, decorations, gift wrap, bows, cards and lights for the Piñon Project’s Christmas for Kids...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 10 hours 51 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Plant a tree as a gift for the forest this season

People who are seeking gift ideas or ways to give back this holiday season are encouraged to donate to the U.S. Forest Service Plant-a-Tree program to help reforest areas of the San Juan National...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos chamber asks businesses to use solar lights on Christmas trees

The Journal The Mancos Valley Chamber of Commerce released a news release on Friday asking businesses on Grand Avenue and Main Street to use solar lights on their outdoor Christmas trees. “Solar...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 21 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Thrift Shop adds U-Haul affiliation

The Journal U-Haul Co. of Colorado has announced that the Mancos Thrift Shop has signed on as a dealer in Mancos. Mancos Thrift Shop at 40781 U.S. Highway 160 will offer U-Haul trucks, towing...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library, theater host ‘A Christmas Carol’ on Dec. 2

The Journal The Hampstead Stage Company will perform “A Christmas Carol” at the Sunflower Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. Charles Dickens’ tale follows the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 10 hours 50 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving DUI enforcement runs through Nov. 27

The Journal The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and statewide law enforcement agencies will ramp up DUI enforcement efforts from Nov. 17-27 during the Thanksgiving...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT providing fresh start for parolees

The Journal Individuals on probation or recently released on parole are receiving a second chance to rebuild their lives thanks to a new pilot program. The Colorado Department of Transportation,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Forest Service announces 900 temporary jobs

The Journal The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service announced today the availability of over 900 temporary jobs for the 2018 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico man facing 11th DWI – after released from jail

SANTA FE – A New Mexico man is facing his 11th drunken-driving charge after police say he led them in a high-speed chase – 10 hours following his release from jail on another DWI conviction. The...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News