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AboutFace celebrates 9-year anniversary, hosts open house

AboutFace Aesthetics will celebrate its nine-year anniversary with an open house on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Cortez Medical Spa, 10964 County Road 26 in Cortez. According to a news release from...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Residents moving out of Colorado in record numbers

DENVER — Data shows a record number of residents have moved out of the state of Colorado. The Denver Post reports new annual figures from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

IUD program leads to decline in teen pregnancies, abortions

DENVER – Colorado teen pregnancies and abortions have dropped sharply since 2009, and state health officials attribute much of the trend to the increased availability of free and low-cost access to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse to open Dec. 7 in Farmington

Shamrock’s Southwest Cash & Carry Store in Farmington is moving to a new location with a new name: Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse. The old Cash & Carry closed over Thanksgiving weekend to allow...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

CDOT to repair culvert on Highway 145 in Cortez

The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform culvert repairs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on Highway 145, north of the U.S. Highway 160 intersection in Cortez, between...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Region 9 announces new loan committee member

Shawn Gregory has joined the Region 9 Economic Development District’s Business Loan Fund Committee as a Montezuma County representative. Acording to a Region 9 news release, Gregory founded Tuffy...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Author to discuss Scotland’s colonial failure in Panama

The Journal During a presentation at the Cortez Cultural Center on Dec. 20, Julie Orr will discuss her upcoming book about the consequences of Scotland’s attempt to establish an entrepôt at the...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deadline to enroll in master gardener program is Dec. 15

Interested in becoming a Colorado Master Gardener? The master gardener program provides 11 weeks of training on lawn, plant, tree, and vegetable care, soils and fertilizers, water-management,...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deadline to apply for Empire scholarships is Feb. 15

The Journal Empire Electric Association is offering $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors planning to go to college and $500 scholarships for students pursuing a vocational/technical...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos grange to host cottage food seminar

A seminar about food production will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 13 at Mt. Lookout Grange, 680 Grand Ave., in Mancos. Participants will learn about cottage food bill updates, commercial...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Regional nonprofits get a platform for Colorado Gives Day

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado is leading a regional effort to increase participation during Colorado Gives Day, on Dec. 5, through an online initiative that allows donors to...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christmas bazaar scheduled for Saturday in Dolores

Get your holiday shopping done at the Dolores Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dolores Community Center. Fifty vendors will be selling goods, including crafts,...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News