Briefs

Forest Service hires Durango supervisor

Colorado State Forest Service recently named longtime forester and wildland firefighter Mark Loveall as its Durango supervisory forester for forest planning and implementation in Southwest...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis College to hold Wednesday lecture

Kate Nelson, author and former news writer and editor, will give a presentation titled “Three Women, One Story: 1,000 Years of Art, History and Culture in Under an Hour” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Microloan created to ease economic impact from fires

Area nonprofit First Southwest Community Fund recently announced that it has created the low-interest, fixed-rate SouthwestStrong Fire Relief Business Microloan, for area businesses that have been...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Dog Ranch expands services

Durango Dog Ranch owners Gretchen and Gregg Dubit announced they have expanded services for the summer at the Hesperus business to include daily guided kennel tours. Visitors can now tour the...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

50 parents separated from kids at border held in Colorado

DENVER – Some of the parents who were separated from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border are being held at an immigration facility in suburban Denver. U.S. Customs and Immigration said Friday...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis to talk about new book, ‘Endurance’

The Journal Author Jennifer Pharr Davis, who has hiked more than 14,000 miles of long-distance trails nationally and internationally, will speak about her new book at the Cortez Public Library on...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez library announces July storytimes

The Journal The Raising Readers Storytime program, held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cortez Public Library, has announced its offerings for July. Older children are welcome to join...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

James Potter to discuss preservation efforts at Ute Tribal Park

The Journal As a part of the Four Corners Lecture Series, the Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will present James Potter on July 3 at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Church, 515 Park...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hampstead Theatre Company plans performance at Cortez library

The Hampstead Stage Theatre Company will stage a live production of American Folktales and Songs at the Cortez Public Library on June 27 at 2 p.m. as part of the Summer Reading Family Entertainment...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hay being sold to horse owners in need

The drought has caused a hay shortage from lack of irrigation water and, as a result, local providers have limited resources and are forced to sell hay to horse owners at higher costs. To combat...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ex-inmate threatens to sue Colorado county over alleged excessive force

COLORADO SPRINGS – A former inmate is threatening to sue a Colorado county, alleging a deputy shoved his already broken jaw against a cell wall after he complained he was served food he couldn’t...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutor: U.S. officers justified in fatal Colorado shooting

GRAND JUNCTION — A prosecutor says he won’t file charges against two federal officers who shot and killed a suspect in western Colorado because the suspect drew his weapon and fired first. The...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News