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One Book 4 Colorado picks book by Linnea Riley

The Journal Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock have announced that “Mouse Mess” by Linnea Riley is the 2017 One Book 4 Colorado selection. One Book 4 Colorado plans to give...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Conservation’s annual meeting is Saturday

The Mancos Conservation District’s annual meeting of landowners and pancake breakfast is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Mancos Community Center, 130 Grand Ave. On the schedule:...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health care intern program hosted by Southwest Health

The Journal Southwest Health System is accepting applications for its summer internship program for high school students ages 14-18. The program, under the direction of registered nurse Meghan...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montelores Cancer Fund grants $50,000 to local patients

The Journal The Montelores Cancer Care Assistance program in February granted its 50th cancer care grant, which provides cancer patients and their families with up to $1,000 for transportation and...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health EMS to host mobile emergency preparedness training

The Journal Southwest Health System EMS plans a 2-day training program on May 19-20 focusing on medical management of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive weapons. Texas A&M...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CPW plans seminar on turkey hunting

The Journal Colorado Parks and Wildlife plans a free seminar on turkey hunting, 3-6 p.m., Friday, April 21, in Pagosa Springs at the Archuleta County Extension Center at the county fairgrounds, 344...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spring marks pothole season for CDOT

The Journal The Colorado Department of Transportation has released a website link for residents to report potholes and other maintenance concerns. Go to...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Fire reports two little fires

The Cortez Fire Protection District reported two small fires since April 12. A 1-acre fire burned about 4:30 p.m. on April 12 in the Cortez Ditch, which runs from Empire Street near the BMX track...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National Geographic Channel features Crow Canyon archaeologist

The Journal Crow Canyon Archaeology Center researcher Kyle Bocinsky, Ph.D., will be featured in an episode of the National Geographic Channel program “Origins” and discuss the architecture and...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM seeks nominations to SW Colorado advisory councils

The Journal The Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday announced that nominations are open for positions on the BLM Colorado Southwest Resource Advisory Council. Nominations will be considered...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez birding festival offers tour for teens

The Journal Martin Cuntz, a Durango Youth Birding Ambassador, will guide a birdwatching tour designed especially for fellow teens during the Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival. Cuntz, 15,...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Local libraries partner with Colorado parks pass program

The Journal Colorado Parks and Wildlife is expanding the Check-Out Colorado State Parks Program from public libraries to Colorado’s publicly funded college and university libraries in 2017....

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News