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Mesa Verde to lift fire restrictions on Sept. 6

The Journal Mesa Verde National Park will lift fire restrictions on Sept. 6 at 12:01 a.m., public information officer Cristy Brown said in a news release. The restrictions have been in effect since...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heart Path House to celebrate 10th anniversary

The Heart Path House, a center for holistic healing, will host a 10th-anniversary party on Sept. 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 102 E. North St. in Cortez. Across the street at the same time, the...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec Ruins hosts presentation of the Zuni origin story

Curtis Quam, of the A:Shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center in Zuni, New Mexico, will share his share his background and the Zuni origin story during a lecture Friday at the Aztec Ruins Visitor...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends of the Dolores Library seeking new members

Friends of the Dolores Library will hold a kickoff meeting for library patrons who are interested in volunteering for projects on Sept. 26 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Dolores Public Library. This...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Educators invited to Dolores open house at Canyons of the Ancients

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance invites teachers to an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Highway 184, in Dolores. Funded by...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flagstaff airport to offer non-stop service to Denver

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Flagstaff airport will offer non-stop service to Denver, starting next year. The city announced Monday that it has partnered with United Airlines for service to the Denver...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Nonprofit starts scholars program in Southwest Colorado

Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center recently announced a collaboration with Fort Lewis College, Pueblo Community College Southwest Nursing Program and University of Denver Four...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service greenlights Palisade Plunge Trail

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests’ Grand Valley Ranger District approved the Palisade Plunge Trail early last week, according to public affairs officer Kimberlee Phillips....

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Diane Mitsch Bush to visit Durango

A free reception with Colorado 3rd District Democratic nominee Diane Mitsch Bush will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Dinah and Terry Swan, 16 Kennebec Drive. Mitsch Bush...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Writer Rick Kempa is Mesa Verde’s next artist-in-residence

The Journal Rick Kempa, a poet and essayist from Rock Springs, Wyoming, will be Mesa Verde National Park’s artist-in-residence from Sept. 3-15. He has served as artist-in-residence at Grand Canyon...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Regional to offer Cortez career fair

San Juan Regional Medical Center will hold a career fair to showcase health care positions for caregivers from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hampton Inn, 2244 E. Hawkins St., in Cortez. The...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE04

Trail work set for Sept. 8 at Silverton

From Silverton SingleTrack Society, a trail advocacy group for mountain bikers, announced that it, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management’s Gunnison office, will hold a trail work event...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors