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Former Colorado Supreme Court justice to visit Cortez library

The Journal Greg Hobbs, an author, poet and water rights activist from Denver, will be at the Cortez Public Library as part of the Amazing Authors Grand Finale 2017 Tour on Wednesday, May 17, at 6...

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Fire schedules biannual blood drive

The Journal The Cortez Fire Protection District will hold its biannual blood drive on Tuesday, May 23, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The United Blood Services Blood Mobile will be stationed in the parking...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group holds rally against uranium mill

An activist group from the Ute Mountain reservation town of White Mesa, Utah, will hold a rally and protest march May 13 at 11 a.m. to raise awareness of environmental issues at the White Mesa...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roadwork to begin on U.S. 491 north of Cortez

The Journal The Colorado Department of Transportation started a project this week to improve a 9-mile section of U.S. Highway 491 north of Cortez. The work, contracted to Oldcastle SW Group, of...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez grass fire burns small area

The Cortez Fire Department reported a small grass fire Monday evening on the east side of Cortez. Six firefighters responded just after 6:30 p.m. Monday to an area near 2216 E. Main St., behind...

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Days seeks prize donations

Mancos Days festival organizers are asking the public for donations for prizes for kids day events taking place on the first day of the festival. Mancos Days takes place from July 28-30 in downtown...

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s new and improved in Southwest Health System

Southwest Health System has updated two X-ray rooms to digital radiology, resulting in faster examinations and less exposure to radiation, according to a news release. The radiology department also...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

AmeriCorps team improves Old Fort facilities

An 11-person AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team arrived April 11 to upgrade facilities of the Old Fort at Hesperus, 18683 Colorado Highway 140, for food security, educational and...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Mountain Studies Institute adds three to team

Mountain Studies Institute recently added Jeremy May, Lisa Branner and Priscilla Sherman to their team. Jeremy May is from Durango and joined the organization as an Americorps Volunteer in service...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

CDOT to survey Colorado 145 north of Dolores; expect delays

The Journal The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has rescheduled survey work for next week, Tuesday, May 2, on Colorado Highway 145, about 18 miles north of Dolores. The topographical...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Methodist Women host luncheon about bullying and suicide

The Journal The United Methodist Women will host a luncheon and program about bullying and suicide at noon at the First United Methodist Church, 515 N. Park St., on Thursday, May 11. Speakers...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National Weather Service to offer storm-spotter training

The National Weather Service will offer free storm-spotter training sessions May 1-3 in Pagosa Springs, Durango and Cortez. All trainings will start at 6 p.m. at these locations: May 1, Archuleta...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News