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Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen to host annual poker ride

The Journal The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen will host its Annual Poker Ride on Saturday, May 5, at the Sage Hen area north of McPhee Reservoir. Riders will collect a card for their poker hand...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

MSPERA will host MB McAfee at Cortez Elks Lodge

The Journal MSPERA, the local chapter of CSPERA, will meet Tuesday, at 11:30 at the Cortez Elks Lodge. All PERA recipients are encouraged to attend. Montezuma County commissioner candidate MB...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lecture to discuss Ansel Hall collection

The Journal Benjamin DuMontier, 2017-18 Center of Southwest Studies doctoral fellow, will give a presentation about the Ansel Hall collection at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Center of Southwest...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Cortez Historic Preservation Day is scheduled for May 19

Cortez Historic Preservation Day will feature sidewalk tours of downtown Cortez on May 19. Tours will be at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., HerStory will present “I Remember,” a...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteers needed for wilderness programs

San Juan Mountains Association, in partnership with San Juan National Forest, is seeking experienced hikers, backpackers and horsemen to volunteer for its wilderness information and ghost rider...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Attorneys invited to April housing law training

A free continuing legal education session about multi-unit housing issues will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 19 in the Oak Room at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. The training is...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Vendors needed for Tractor Supply spring market

Gardeners, craftspeople, artisans and food producers are needed to showcase their goods at a spring market event May 12 at the Tractor Supply Co., 1175 Dominguez Drive. The event is seeking...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Retirement association donates thousands of hours statewide

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, Colorado School and Public Employees Retirement Association recognizes the 33,934 volunteer hours donated to their communities across the...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Conversion to digital television gets underway; order decoder by April 13

TDS Telecom is upgrading its service to all-digital TV service in Cortez, resulting in improved access to more hannels, improved picture and sound, and access to an on-screen programming guide. To...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado work zone deaths skyrocket in 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS – A recent report says work zone fatalities in Colorado have skyrocketed. The Gazette reports a study by the Colorado Department of Transportation says the 2017 death toll in work...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Rails & Reels’ to support Animas Museum

The Animas Museum will host the Rails & Reels History Train, which will depart at 9:15 a.m. Saturday for Cascade wye, from the railroad depot, 479 Main Ave. During the journey, a narrator in each...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police in New Mexico arrest 3 in drug-related kidnapping

SANTA FE, N.M. – Santa Fe police say they have arrested three people in what they believe was the drug-related kidnapping of an 18-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man. The Santa Fe New Mexican...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News