Briefs

Cortez library announces July storytimes

The Journal The Raising Readers Storytime program, held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cortez Public Library, has announced its offerings for July. Older children are welcome to join...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

James Potter to discuss preservation efforts at Ute Tribal Park

The Journal As a part of the Four Corners Lecture Series, the Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will present James Potter on July 3 at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Church, 515 Park...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hampstead Theatre Company plans performance at Cortez library

The Hampstead Stage Theatre Company will stage a live production of American Folktales and Songs at the Cortez Public Library on June 27 at 2 p.m. as part of the Summer Reading Family Entertainment...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hay being sold to horse owners in need

The drought has caused a hay shortage from lack of irrigation water and, as a result, local providers have limited resources and are forced to sell hay to horse owners at higher costs. To combat...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ex-inmate threatens to sue Colorado county over alleged excessive force

COLORADO SPRINGS – A former inmate is threatening to sue a Colorado county, alleging a deputy shoved his already broken jaw against a cell wall after he complained he was served food he couldn’t...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutor: U.S. officers justified in fatal Colorado shooting

GRAND JUNCTION — A prosecutor says he won’t file charges against two federal officers who shot and killed a suspect in western Colorado because the suspect drew his weapon and fired first. The...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Outdoor skills weekend planned for Western Colorado women

Women who want to gain valuable outdoor skills, learn about wildlife and receive an introduction to hunting and fishing are invited to attend a “Cast and Blast” weekend workshop, July 13-15,...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Southwest Health System gets interim CFO

The Journal Sam Radke will serve as the interim chief financial officer for Southwest Health System, according to a news release from Southwest Health public information officer Haley Saunders....

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cat tests positive for rabies after biting Colorado person

GREELEY – A cat has tested positive for rabies after biting a person in Colorado. The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment says the person is undergoing treatment to prevent...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos of firefighter dads requested for Father’s Day

The 416 Fire Team is asking community members who have dads working to contain the 416 and Burro fires to email photos of them to 2018_cosjf_416@firenet.gov to be shared in an online gallery for...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to observe summer solstice

A summer solstice celebration will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Center of Southwest Studies museum at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Attendees will watch the sun paint a spiral on the...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Champion juggler Peter Davison to perform at Cortez Public Library

The Journal Champion juggler and movement artist Peter Davison will perform at the Cortez Public Library on Wednesday, June 20, at 2 p.m. Davison plans to perform his LocoMotion the Science and...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News