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Ag summit planned for Jan. 16 at Montezuma County Fairgrounds

The Journal The second annual Agriculture Outlook, Strategies and Economic Summit has been scheduled for Jan. 16 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The free event runs 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Complaint: Woman assaulted son on flight to Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal complaint accuses a Colorado woman of assaulting her son during a flight from Boston to Salt Lake City. The complaint filed in U.S. District Court against Cherice Dawn...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School to host Gallery Night

Southwest Open School will host a Gallery Night on Dec. 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event aims to celebrate student learning through the academic semester of the school year. Parents, guardians or...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small porch fire in north Cortez

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado man asks for maximum sentence in attempted murder

The Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION — A 62-year-old man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder after stabbing two men with a knife in the Grand Junction area was granted his request for a sentence...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former undersheriff guilty of leading illegal hunts

The Associated Press SAN LUIS, Colo. — An undersheriff from southern Colorado has been found guilty of 10 felonies in connection with charges that he led illegal wildlife hunts. The Valley Courier...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma-Cortez National Honor Society holds coat drive

The National Honor Society of Montezuma-Cortez High School is seeking donations for its annual coat drive. According to senior Liz Story, M-CHS chapter president, the coats will go to Wings/Renew...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Tribal Park to hold winter solstice tour

Ute Mountain Tribal Park will offer a winter solstice tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16 that starts at the park’s visitor center and museum, located 20 miles south of Cortez at the junction of...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Mesa Verde’s Holiday Open House, luminaria night planned for Dec. 14

Mesa Verde National Park will host its annual Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 14 from 4-9 p.m. in the Chapin Mesa Headquarters area. The park plans special presentations, musical...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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