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Cortez Hampton gets excellence award

The Cortez Hampton Inn has been awarded the company’s “Circle of Excellence” award for the 2016 business year. General Manager Janice Christiansen said the top 10 percent of Hampton hotels get the...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Cortez planners discuss possible day care in Industrial Park

During their meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez planning and zoning commission discussed a possible change to the land use code that would allow a day care in the Industrial Park. Osprey Packs, which...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores body shop obtains neighbors’ approval

Residents of the Homestead subdivision west of Dolores have negotiated an agreement to allow for a fabrication and mechanic business. Steven Hurst, owner of Kool Kid Kustoms, refurbishes and...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Empire Electric announces date of annual meeting, election

Empire Electric Association Inc. announced on Thursday that it will hold its election and annual meeting on June 15. The annual meeting is open to all Empire members and will include an election...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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American-made Motus motorcycles join Vincent stable in Dolores

A new brand of American-made motorcycles is now available in Dolores. Motus motorcycles, based in Birmingham, Alabama, offers high-end sport-touring models that combine performance with...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Film Office hosts panel on making local films

The Journal The Four Corners Film Office plans a panel discussion during the Durango Independent Film Festival on how to make films in the Four Corners area. Emmy-winning producer Michael Killen,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Coloradans take Utah’s lesson on public lands to heart

DENVER – Members of the outdoor recreation community sent a message this week to state governments about endangering the public lands that the industry relies on. That message: Shape up or we will...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez council approves building plans over last-minute objections

During a public hearing on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council unanimously approved two building site plans despite some questions from neighbors and the city engineer. After the Planning and Zoning...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Homestyle Railroad Cafe opens in Dolores

Longtime Montezuma County resident Brian MacPherson plans to honor the past with his new Dolores restaurant, The Railroad Cafe. MacPherson has wanted to own a restaurant, and in late December he...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Bill to protect microbreweries receives bipartisan support

DENVER – Microbreweries across Colorado have some friends at the Capitol who showed them some love on Valentine’s Day. Senate Bill 134 would separate the retail and wholesale portions of...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Powder coating company comes to Cortez

The Cortez Planning and Zoning Commission approved a site plan Tuesday that would allow a new powder coating business to move to the Industrial Park.Cortez residents Dave and Lana Waters applied to...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Stonefish Sushi chef brings rare skills to Cortez table

Stonefish Sushi and More has a fresh face in the kitchen, and he’s bring new dishes and fishes. Chad Ross moved to the Cortez area from Salt Lake City about a year ago, and soon became a regular...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business