Briefs

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

Ballantine Family Fund supports San Juan County

San Juan Development Association, a nonprofit economic development group in San Juan County, announced it was awarded funding from the Ballantine Family Fund. SJDA aims to build resiliency in the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

WholeExpo to take place Saturday, Sunday in Durango

The 23rd annual WholeExpo – a Four Corners showcase of holistic and ecological products, services and seminars – will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

State settles lawsuit over sex bias with prison workers

SANTA FE – Current and former employees of a state prison have reached a $2.5 million settlement with the state to resolve allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. The Albuquerque...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton named certified business community

The town of Silverton was selected in August as one of four Colorado communities to be designated as a Blueprint 2.0 Certified Small Business Community. The recognition will be used to, in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

AARP Tax-Aid seeks volunteers

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is seeking volunteers to help with the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide offers free in-person preparation and assistance for all people, especially those 50 and...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE11

New Cortez community cantata looking for instrumentalists

The Journal A community cantata is being organized and plans its first practice in the Montezuma-Cortez High School music room on Sept. 17, according to organizer Karen Kelly. Instrumentalists...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office warns of IRS phone scam

The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam circulating in the region in which the caller poses as the IRS, according to a news release issued Wednesday. A message...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Filmmaker, archaeologist to present ‘Language of Landscapes’

Filmmaker Larry Ruiz and archaeologist Laurie Webster will present Ruiz’s new film, “The Language of Landscapes: Places in Time,” on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News