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SCAPE adds new member to board of directors

The Journal The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs recently added Joe Bishop to its board of directors. Bishop graduated in architecture from University of Texas in 1976,...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Byron Maynes retiring as president of First National Bank, Cortez

The JournalFirst National Bank, Cortez has announced that board member and President Byron Maynes will retire on April 28.Maynes served in various capacities from 1983 to 1993 before returning as...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Last Nickel and the Stillhouse Junkies to play in Cortez

The Journal Last Nickel and the Stillhouse Junkies perform Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. Last Nickel, a popular bluegrass band from Dolores, features Bobby Wintringham...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Empire Electric’s continuing education scholarships are available

The Journal Empire Electric Association is opening the Continuing Education Scholarship application process to its members on April 1. There are 15 $1,000 scholarships for students who are...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Compensation available for landowners to conserve forestland

The Journal Landowners who want to protect private forest areas from development or nonforest uses may submit proposals to the Colorado State Forest Service for conservation easements. The Forest...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Daniels Foundation awards $40,000 to PCC Foundation

The Journal The Pueblo Community College Foundation will receive $40,000 over the next two years from the Daniels Foundation Boundless Opportunity Scholarship to provide financial assistance to PCC...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meeting on mussels, lake access planned

The Journal There will be a community meeting on local reservoir access and mussel inspections on Thursday, March 30, at 6 p.m. at the Conference Center at Destination Grill, in Cortez. Federal,...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County discusses local link to Montrose-Moab trail

Montezuma County is working with motorized trail groups to establish a local link to the Rimrocker Trail that connects Montrose with Moab. County public lands coordinator James Dietrich reported...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Commissioners plan quarterly town hall meeting

The Journal The quarterly Town Hall meeting hosted by Montezuma County commissioners will be held on April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Arriola Community Center, 21176 Road S. Citizens are invited to bring...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma health care providers receive Nightingale, STAR awards

More than 100 people gathered at the Henry Strater Theatre in Durango on March 16 to celebrate the 2017 Nightingale Luminary and STAR nursing awards. The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Full-time physical therapist joins Southwest Memorial team

Physical therapist Staci Cost has joined the physical therapy and rehabilitation services team at Southwest Health System. She fills a position vacated by a traveling therapist and will work...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Surgeon announces departure from Southwest Memorial Hospital

Dr. William Rainer Jr., a Cortez surgeon, announced Tuesday that he would no longer offer his services at Southwest Memorial Hospital. In a letter emailed to The Journal, Rainer office stated that...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business