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Beekeepers to host community talk

The Four Corners Beekeepers will present a community talk by Michele Colopy of the Pollinator Stewardship Council about affordable ways to replace lawns with a pollinator garden for bees at 6:30...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

CSU Extension looking for volunteers for local advisory committee

The Montezuma County CSU Extension office is open for volunteers to serve on its local advisory committee. The advisory committee is a group composed primarily of individuals outside the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Sky Ute Casino team members send donations to Houston

The Journal When the team members of Sky Ute Casino Resort saw the news of the flooding and devastation in Houston, they knew something needed to be done. Employees of Sky Ute Casino Resort went...

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

CDOT launches Snapchat contest to encourage teens to buckle up

The Journal Next week, the Colorado Department of Transportation is launching Seat Belt Schooled, a new Snapchat contest that aims to increase seat belt use among Colorado teens while encouraging...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indian guitarists appearing at Sunflower Theatre

The Journal Two international virtuosos join for a tour when South African kora guitarist Derek Gripper and Indian slide guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya make their North American touring debut in...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Club 20 plans informational meeting on Sept. 22

The Club 20 Montezuma County caucus has scheduled an informational meeting for Sept. 22, at Cortez City Hall. Club members will have the opportunity to elect county representatives to serve on the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thursday lightning strikes cause small fires near Cortez

Cortez firefighters responded to several small fires caused by lightning strikes during a brief thunderstorm Thursday afternoon. Assistant fire chief Shawn Bittle said three trees caught fire in...

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

Cortez Sanitation District schedules public hearing, workshop

At a meeting on Monday, the Cortez Sanitation District board of directors scheduled two meetings to discuss budget concerns. The board agreed to hold a special work session to discuss the...

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

Mount Lookout Grange plans pig roast, music, brews

The Journal The Mount Lookout Grange plans its second annual Pig Roast, featuring live music, local brews and a dinner on Saturday, Oct. 14. The day’s events begin at 3 p.m. at the Grange, 680...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Community College plans free construction class

A free Construction Skills Training course will run Sept. 18 through Oct. 6 at Southwest Colorado Community College. The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative is funding the class, but...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Steamworks reprises Colorado Proud Pale Ale

Steamworks Brewing Co.’s limited production beer, Colorado Proud Pale Ale is set to be tapped on Friday. The beer is made using ingredients exclusively from Colorado, including mountain spring...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez library hosts guitarist and singer Charla Nettleton

The Cortez Public Library’s Literary Fridays program hosts local guitarist and singer Charla Nettleton on Friday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m., according to a news release from Kathy Berg. The library’s...

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