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Secretary of state seeks comments on proposed changes to election rules

Secretary Griswold is considering amendments to Colorado’s Rules Concerning Elections. The amendments are intended to improve the administration and enforcement of Colorado election law and to...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agencies launch railroad safety campaign

The Colorado Department of Transportation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other partners are launching a new railroad crossing safety campaign, “Stop. Trains Can’t” to...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service announces temporary closure of Calico Trail

The Journal Forest officials have re-issued a trail closure along the northern four miles of the Calico Trail for a fourth year. The closed section begins at the point where it intersects with...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos United Methodist Church to host verbena

The Journal Rosa Sabido, who has been living in sanctuary at the Mancos United Methodist Church in Mancos since June 2, 2017, will mark her second year in sanctuary by holding a vigil and...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skate 4 Life

Skaters, musicians, hula hoopers, and more took over the Cortez Skate Park last Saturday for the annual Suicide Awareness Skateboarding Competition. This was the eighth year that the competition...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service seeks comments on vegetation management project

The Journal The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest seeks public comment on a revised draft environmental assessment for the Lone Pine vegetation management project in Dolores...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hampstead Stage to visit library

It’s all about “A Universe of Stories” this summer at the Cortez Public Library. Hampstead Stage will present at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Soar through the...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public can now view radar from temporary station on Missionary Ridge

Information from a temporary radar system north of Durango is now available to be viewed by the public. La Plata County officials released a public link to view the imagery, which can be accessed...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local students earn degrees from University of Northern Colorado

The Journal The following student from Cortez was among those who received degrees from the University of Northern Colorado during spring 2019 commencement ceremonies May 3-4. Brandon...

DATE: June 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT Summer Blitz DUI enforcement period to start Friday

The Journal Most fatal crashes in Colorado occur during the three-month span between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Colorado Department of Transportation will join forces with Colorado State...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service warns of damaged trails in San Juan National Forest

The Journal High levels of water runoff continue to impact roads and trails in the San Juan National Forest. Visitors should anticipate encountering washouts, debris piles and other conditions that...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car Seats Colorado offers tips for summer travelers

The Journal The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that only 1 in 4 children is properly secured when riding in a vehicle, putting the majority at severe risk in the event of a...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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