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Main Street Cortez goes live with street cam

The city of Cortez unveiled its new live stream of Main Street on March 29. After a few days of technical glitches, the live video is now available to stream. It offers a view of downtown and...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Birding festival offers instructive photography tour

The Journal The 2017 Ute Mountain-Mesa Verde Birding Festival offers novices and experienced photographers an opportunity to learn from an expert at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 12 at the Cortez Cultural...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Horsemen plan presentation about women’s South Pole expedition

The Journal Anne Dal Vera will give a presentation about the triumphs and hardships of the four members of the American Women’s Expedition to the South Pole in 1993 during the Four Corners Back...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to host uranium mining presentation

“Digital Humanities Project: Four Corners Uranium Mining,” a presentation by Peter Soland, will be given at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Lyceum Room at the Fort Lewis College Center of...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National Safe Digging Month: Be aware of utility lines

The Journal April marks the 10th anniversary of National Safe Digging Month, reminding all Colorado residents to contact Colorado 811 at least three business days before a digging project. National...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Canyons of the Ancients needs trail specialists

The Journal San Juan Mountains Association and Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is recruiting volunteers for the trail information specialists program at Sand Canyon in Cortez. Volunteers...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Tri-County Head Start announces new partnership

The Journal Tri-County Head Start, early childhood development program provider, has recently partnered with Senior Community Service Employment Program, which provides eligible low-income seniors...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

SCAPE adds new member to board of directors

The Journal The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs recently added Joe Bishop to its board of directors. Bishop graduated in architecture from University of Texas in 1976,...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Byron Maynes retiring as president of First National Bank, Cortez

The JournalFirst National Bank, Cortez has announced that board member and President Byron Maynes will retire on April 28.Maynes served in various capacities from 1983 to 1993 before returning as...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Last Nickel and the Stillhouse Junkies to play in Cortez

The Journal Last Nickel and the Stillhouse Junkies perform Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. Last Nickel, a popular bluegrass band from Dolores, features Bobby Wintringham...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Empire Electric’s continuing education scholarships are available

The Journal Empire Electric Association is opening the Continuing Education Scholarship application process to its members on April 1. There are 15 $1,000 scholarships for students who are...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Compensation available for landowners to conserve forestland

The Journal Landowners who want to protect private forest areas from development or nonforest uses may submit proposals to the Colorado State Forest Service for conservation easements. The Forest...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business