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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

Saturday artist reception canceled in Mancos

The artist reception for Hilary Mockewich scheduled for Saturday in Mancos has been canceled. The event has been rescheduled for Sept. 29 and will be held during the last Grand Summer Nights event...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library’s tutoring program has openings for young readers

The Journal The library’s reading volunteer Raising Readers intervention, mentoring and tutoring program has openings for elementary school readers who are performing below grade level. This is a...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

League of Women Voters plans candidate forum

The Journal The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dolores. The program will be presented by Jean Fredlund,...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Adult Education Center needs tutors

The Journal The Cortez Adult Education Center is looking for experienced or retired teachers in Cortez to volunteer one to three hours a week with literacy skills in a GED/High School Equivalency...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico officials begin ‘chile blitz’ to spot fake chiles

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico officials have launched a “chile blitz” aimed at spotting fake New Mexico chile. New Mexico Department of Agriculture Standards and Consumer Services inspectors are...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged in family killings spoke on saving relationships

DENVER – A Colorado man charged with killing his family and dumping their bodies at an oil worksite taped a video presentation six years ago about saving or abandoning relationships. A YouTube...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons museum offers free day, events for anniversary

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Former and current staff, volunteers and the public are invited to enjoy...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 killed, 2 injured after SUV goes over cliff in Colorado

Associated Press PUEBLO — A 35-year-old man died and two others were injured when their SUV plunged 17-feet (5.2-meters) off a small cliff while they were four-wheeling in southern Colorado. The...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon archaeologist to discuss 3D modeling and technology

The Journal Archaeologist Grant Coffey will discuss the use of aerial drones and 3D technology during his presentation “Digitizing the Past: Recent 3D Modeling at Crow Canyon” on Aug. 28 at the...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News