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October Storytimes at the Cortez Public Library

The Journal The Raising Readers Storytime program, held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cortez Public Library and every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the Cortez Farmers Market, has announced its...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall, Heinrich, Luján announce $6.7 million for Gallup veterans cemetery

The Journal WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray Luján announced Friday that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a $6.69 million to fund the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

League of Women Voters hosts presentation on campaign finance

The Journal The League of Women Voters will meet on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 9 a.m. at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dolores. Fort Lewis College professors will present Campaign Finance. Dr. Paul...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM offers outcome-based grazing authorizations

The Journal The Bureau of Land Management announced an initiative on Friday to provide grazing permit holders new flexibility in livestock management and protect public lands. The effort emphasizes...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Four Corners bank recognized as family-friendly business

Four Corners Community Bank recently earned top-level distinction for its workplace policies by Family Friendly New Mexico. The statewide project – developed by the New Mexico Task Force on Work...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sew By SO moves to North Maple Street

The Journal Sharleen Odell, who owns Sew By SO, has moved her business to her recently purchased building at 43 N. Maple St., in downtown Cortez. Odell previously operated about 4½ years from her...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Crow Canyon reports that cultural sites are economic power

Cultural sites in Southwest Colorado are an economic asset for local communities, according to a new report released by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center.The study, The Economic Contributions of...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | UPDATED: 23 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Hovenweep, Natural Bridges announce community artist program

The Southeast Utah group of parks is accepting applications for the 2018 Community Artist in the Parks program, according to Jeannine McElveen, superintendent of Hovenweep and Natural Bridges...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Anglers host cleanup at fishing ponds

On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Dolores River Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a fall cleanup day at the Twin Spruce Fishing Ponds North of Dolores. The Dolores River Anglers will be joined by...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT hiring snowplow drivers, maintenance workers

Colorado Department of Transportation is hiring permanent and seasonal full-time and part-time snowplow drivers and road maintenance workers across the state. Most positions starting in November....

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Volunteers sought for Public Lands Day cleanup, trail work

San Juan Mountains Association and Bureau of Land Management Tres Rios Field Office will hold a volunteer event for Public Lands Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 30 at Mud Springs, located about six...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

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Beekeepers to host community talk

The Four Corners Beekeepers will present a community talk by Michele Colopy of the Pollinator Stewardship Council about affordable ways to replace lawns with a pollinator garden for bees at 6:30...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Agriculture