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Cowboy gathering seeks parade entries

The Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering seeks entries for Colorado’s largest non-motorized parade, to be held Oct. 7. Entries are free. The day of the event, a chuck-wagon breakfast will be held from 7...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Mountain Capital Partners hires mountain bike director

Officials with Mountain Capital Partners recently announced that Hogan Koesis was hired as mountain bike director for its resorts: Purgatory Resort, Pajarito Mountain, Arizona Snowbowl, Sipapu Ski...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Community Bank hires two

Four Corners Community Bank recently hired Marsha Chaffin and Jackie Cook of Cortez to its staff. Chaffin, a longtime Montezuma County resident, was hired as operations officer at one of the bank’s...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

SCAPE to hold entrepreneurial-support event

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs will hold its 2017 Startup Showcase and Investor Social from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., August 30, in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Glacial geology field seminar planned for Highland Mary Lakes

The Journal Learn how glaciers helped shape the landscape while visiting some of the most picturesque lakes in the area, as certified interpretive guide MK Gunn leads a hike to the Highland Mary...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Putting Your Horse to Work’ presented by Back Country Horsemen

The Journal Dennis O’Brien, a chiropractor, farrier, saddle fitter and endurance rider will present a discussion titled “Putting Your Horse to Work” at the Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen meeting...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Noted forensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley to speak at FLC

The Journal Forensic anthropologist Douglas W. Owsley, division head for physical anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, will speak at Fort Lewis College...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Mancos Antique Road Show’ to benefit historical society

The Mancos Valley Historical Society will sponsor antique appraisals at the Mancos Community Center on Sunday, Aug. 20. According to a news release from the historical society, six professional...

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

Hearing for woman summoned in T-ball fight is delayed

After her hearing was delayed twice, Keesha MacAulay is scheduled to appear in Cortez Municipal Court on Aug. 28 in connection with a fight at a children’s T-ball game. The Cortez resident received...

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

Centuries-old Ute Council Tree becomes unstable

GRAND JUNCTION – A cottonwood tree that provided shade for the Ute tribes of western Colorado before the arrival of white settlers has grown rotten and unstable and must be trimmed into a memorial...

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

Court records describe extensive meth ring investigation

Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION — Court records say members of a recently uncovered drug ring in western Colorado brought in large amounts of methamphetamine to the state from Nevada and California...

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

Colorado Parks and Wildlife tells livestock owners to protect hay from wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife recommends that people who rely on hay to feed livestock during the winter should take measures to protect their crop from deer and elk. With deep snow during the...

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