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Weiser kicks off campaign for attorney general with summer tour

Phil Weiser plans to visit the Western Slope and northeastern Colorado in August during a statewide tour as part of his campaign for attorney general. He plans to be in Cortez on Aug. 12 at The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Back Country Horsemen to host Forest Service spokeswoman

The Journal The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen will hold their monthly meeting on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Florida Grange on Highway 172, a half-mile south of Elmore’s Corner. Gretchen...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Adult Education Center starts fall ESL and GED classes on Aug. 27

The Journal The Cortez Adult Education Center will start fall English as a Second Language and GED/High School Equivalency classes on Aug. 27. Class registration will be Tuesdays, starting Aug. 7...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inaugural Walk4Life event hopes to raise awareness about suicide

The Journal The first-ever Walk4Life, which hopes to raise awareness about suicide in the Four Corners area, is scheduled for Sept. 22 from 4-8 p.m. at the pavilion in Parque de Vida. “If we break...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brauchler plans stop Tuesday at GOP office in Cortez

George Brauchler, Republican candidate for Colorado Attorney General, will meet with constituents and civic leaders to discuss his long-term plans for to avoid “frivolous taxpayer-funded lawsuits,”...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Center of Southwest Studies lecture series features Mabel Dodge Luhan

Lois Rudnick, professor of American studies at University of Massachusetts, will give a presentation about her most recent book, Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company: American Moderns and the West, at 1:30...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archaeology lecture to discuss land loss

Colorado Archaeology Society’s Hisatsinom Chapter will host a lecture by Kathryn Turney about the consequences that land loss has had on Native American culture at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Pinnacol awards scholarships

The Pinnacol Foundation recently announced it awarded $451,230 in scholarship funds to 97 Colorado students for the 2018-2019 school year. The foundation provides scholarships each year to students...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Region 9 announces two new board members

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has announced that Peyton Heitzman and Tuggy Dunton have joined the Region 9 board of directors as representatives of...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 Economic Development District is moving to Durango Tech Center

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado is moving to the Durango Tech Center. “Region 9 has been renting office space since our inception almost 30 years ago”, Laura Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Wolfwood to visit Vallecito

Staff members and wolves from Wolfwood Refuge will visit and interact with community members from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Five Branches Campground, 4677 County Road 501A, in Vallecito....

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofits affected by 416 Fire can apply for disaster funds

Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance announced that Durango and Silverton nonprofits impacted by the 416 Fire can apply through Aug. 30 to receive grants from its Community Emergency Relief Fund....

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News