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Mancos United Methodist Church to host verbena

The Journal Rosa Sabido, who has been living in sanctuary at the Mancos United Methodist Church in Mancos since June 2, 2017, will mark her second year in sanctuary by holding a vigil and...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Skate 4 Life

Skaters, musicians, hula hoopers, and more took over the Cortez Skate Park last Saturday for the annual Suicide Awareness Skateboarding Competition. This was the eighth year that the competition...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service seeks comments on vegetation management project

The Journal The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest seeks public comment on a revised draft environmental assessment for the Lone Pine vegetation management project in Dolores...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Hampstead Stage to visit library

It’s all about “A Universe of Stories” this summer at the Cortez Public Library. Hampstead Stage will present at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Soar through the...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public can now view radar from temporary station on Missionary Ridge

Information from a temporary radar system north of Durango is now available to be viewed by the public. La Plata County officials released a public link to view the imagery, which can be accessed...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Local students earn degrees from University of Northern Colorado

The Journal The following student from Cortez was among those who received degrees from the University of Northern Colorado during spring 2019 commencement ceremonies May 3-4. Brandon...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT Summer Blitz DUI enforcement period to start Friday

The Journal Most fatal crashes in Colorado occur during the three-month span between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Colorado Department of Transportation will join forces with Colorado State...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service warns of damaged trails in San Juan National Forest

The Journal High levels of water runoff continue to impact roads and trails in the San Juan National Forest. Visitors should anticipate encountering washouts, debris piles and other conditions that...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car Seats Colorado offers tips for summer travelers

The Journal The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that only 1 in 4 children is properly secured when riding in a vehicle, putting the majority at severe risk in the event of a...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers tips about being bear aware

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds people about the importance of being aware of how to discourage human-bear encounters and avoid potential issues when heading out outside. Camping Safely store...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Vectra Bank Colorado donates funds toward rescue SKED

The Journal On June 6, Vectra Bank Colorado, 350 West Montezuma Ave., donated a check for $330 to assist the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Patrol in purchasing a rescue SKED. A SKED is...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark and Jeanette Allen celebrate 30th anniversary

The Journal Mark and Jeanette Allen celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on June 10. They were married in 1989 in Parker, Arizona, where they met as teachers. They celebrated by renewing their...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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