Briefs

Hiring underway for CDOT winter maintenance personnel

The Journal The Colorado Department of Transportation is beginning its search to hire permanent and seasonal full-time and part-time highway maintenance workers and snowplow drivers. Most positions...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

SCAPE seeks participants for 2019 class

The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for its 2019 class. The program accepts five to six entrepreneurial businesses for its six-month program...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 to receive USDA loan and grant funds

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado Inc. has been approved for a Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program loan and grant through USDA Rural Development. This...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New firewood harvest area open to the public

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests’ Norwood Ranger District has opened a firewood harvest area on the Uncompahgre National Forest’s Plateau Division. The felled and decked...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Region 9 receives funding from Economic Development Administration

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado Inc. has received additional funds and a grant extension from the Economic Development Administration to continue development...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Open School to host annual Fall Fest

Southwest Open School will host its annual Fall Fest on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 4:30-7 p.m. at its campus at 401 N. Dolores Road. Scheduled activities will include pumpkin decorating, face painting,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Basin Roundtable seeks voting members

The Journal The Southwest Basin Roundtable seeks two voting members and a nonvoting liaison. The terms of the at-large positions have expired. One of the new at-large members will represent...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coffman and AARP warn of Social Security scam in Colorado

The Journal Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and the AARP Foundation ElderWatch on Monday alerted Colorado consumers about callers claiming to be with the Social Security...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Origins of the Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum

Dr. Tara Travis, Supervisory Museum Curator at Mesa Verde National Park, will present “The Origins of the Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum” on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Chapin Mesa Museum, Mesa...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

125 expected for Southwest Colorado Walk to End Alzheimer’s

More than 125 people are expected at the Southwest Colorado Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday as part of 12 Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado Walks across the state to raise funds for the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lifelong Learning kicks off series with ‘Voting: Suppression and Successes’

The Journal The Lifelong Learning Lecture Series at Fort Lewis College presents “Voting: Suppression and Successes” on Thursday at 7 p.m. This free lecture will be held in Noble Hall, Room 130. As...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chaco excavation reveals evidence of ceramics

Vern and Kathy Hensler, current employees at Aztec Ruins and Chaco Culture National Historic Park, will present findings tonight from a pre-Chacoan site. The Basketmaker III habitation site, which...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News