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Colorado deputy on leave after crash that killed 2 people

FALCON — A sheriff’s deputy is on paid administrative leave while the Colorado Highway Patrol investigates his role in a crash that killed two people near Colorado Springs. The patrol says...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

12 years in prison for DUI driver who killed 2 people

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A Colorado judge has sentenced a 58-year-old Littleton man to 12 years in prison for hitting and killing two people on a motorcycle. Arapahoe District Judge Ben Leutwyler...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Susan Reed brings acrylic paintings to Olio in Mancos

The next artist to be featured at the Olio restaurant in Mancos will be Susan Reed, an acrylic painter from Cortez. Reed’s paintings have been shown at art galleries across the country since 2006,...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends of Dolores Library plans Aug. 11 book sale

Friends of the Dolores Public Library, a 501c3 nonprofit that supports library programs and initiatives, will host a book sale on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dolores Public...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Studies continues ‘Women in the Southwest’ lectures

The Journal The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College continues its summer lecture series, “Women in the Southwest,” with a presentation from Marietta Eaton titled “Alice Eastwood:...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Public Library announces August Storytime lineup

The Journal The Cortez Public Library has announced its August lineup for the Raising Readers Storytime program, held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St....

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Studies Institute offers program to restore wetlands

Mountain Studies Institute, as part of its wetlands program, will hold a re-vegetation day to help restore ancient alpine fens from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ophir Pass near Silverton. The...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE01

Drought Task Force to talk to residents

The Colorado Drought Task Force will hold a public listening session at 4:15 p.m. Monday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The meeting was called in response to exceptionally dry...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kinder Morgan to present grant to Cortez Community Garden

On Tuesday, representatives from Kinder Morgan CO2 will present a check to the city of Cortez for a new pergola at the Cortez community garden, according to a news release from Cortez marketing and...

DATE: July 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Geologist plans talk at Crow Canyon about impact of volcanic eruptions

The Journal Nearly 1,000 years ago, Sunset Crater near present-day Flagstaff erupted, pouring out lava flows for several miles and blanketing more than 800 square miles with ash. The eruption...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Museum to assess collections

The Southern Ute Museum was named as one of the 80 institutions nationwide selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation program. The program helps museums improve the...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Museum to receive totem pole

The Southern Ute Museum and Cultural Center announced it will receive the Lummi Nation Totem Pole to be put on display at its facility, 503 Ouray Drive, in Ignacio. A reception to celebrate will be...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News