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New veterans’ cemetery slated for northern New Mexico

SANTA FE – A $3.2 billion federal grant has been awarded to construct a state veterans’ cemetery in the northern New Mexico town of Angel Fire. U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, along with...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warrant: New Mexico observatory closure linked to child porn

ALBUQUERQUE – An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month sparking popular rumors of alien visitor appears to be linked to a child pornography...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schleher plans lecture on ancient pueblo pottery

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center’s Kari Schleher, Ph.D., and archaeologist Ann F. Ramenofsky Ph.D., will give a talk on the archaeology and history of New Mexico’s San Marcos Pueblo on Oct. at...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horsemen to hold monthly meeting Thursday

The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Florida Grange on Colorado Highway 172 (½-mile south of Elmore’s Corner). A member of the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Life-Long Learning presents ‘Two Great Americans’

The Life-Long Learning Lecture Series at Fort Lewis College presents “Two Great Americans” at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 19 and 20, at the Durango Arts Center. Living history portrayals...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain lion visits Colorado motel but doesn’t stay long

BOULDER – A mountain lion has been caught on surveillance camera dashing to the doorstep of a Colorado motel office, venturing toward the open doorway and then wandering away. Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health Dept: First cases of flu season reported in New Mexico

SANTA FE – The first cases of the flu season have been reported in New Mexico. State Department of Health officials say all three people who got the flu live in Quay County and reported no recent...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CSU Extension accepting applications for Master Gardener program

The Colorado State University Extension Office in La Plata County is accepting applications for the 2019 Colorado Master Gardener program until Dec. 31. Students will receive training in tree care,...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Public Library announces October Storytimes

The Journal The Raising Readers Storytime program is held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez. The library also offers a craft session at 11:15 a.m....

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pinon Project is looking for vendors for Pumpkin Festival

The Journal The Pinon Project is looking for vendors for the Pumpkin Festival, in downtown Cortez on Saturday, Oct. 27. Spaces cost $15. Vendors selling baked goods, jams, honey, etc., are...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region 9 hosts Cortez Business After Hours in October

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado will host the Cortez Chamber Business After Hours on Thursday, Oct. 11, at its satellite office in the Dolores State...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Regional to offer arthritis class

San Juan Regional Medical Center will offer a free class about arthritis and joint health at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center for Workforce Excellence at San Juan Regional Medical Center, 800 W....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE04