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New Fort Lewis College sciences building named Sitter Family Hall

Students have enjoyed the state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and study areas since January, but on Friday, the community will have its chance to check out the new geosciences, physics and...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Bridge shelter could get new, two-story building

About two months after learning that their current location was up for sale, the leaders of the Bridge Emergency Shelter now have a plan for a new building. According to a press release sent out on...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

A Cortez tradition: the Community Christmas Dinner

On Christmas Day, members of our community came together to prepare and serve the Annual Community Christmas Dinner. We served over 300 meals, and have many to thank for again making this event a...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

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Piñon: Number of kids receiving gifts increases

Christmas for Kids, the Piñon Project’s annual gift-giving drive, plans to deliver more gifts to more than 525 kids this year.Last year, 415 children from low-income families in the Cortez area got...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Volunteers needed for community Christmas dinner

Most people spend Christmas with their families, but for Montezuma County residents, the holiday can also be a time to meet new neighbors and old friends.Volunteers in the Cortez area are getting...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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12 Strays of Christmas hit Cortez's Main Street

The Cortez Animal Shelter has launched its 12 Strays of Christmas, teaming up with families and businesses to bring the town’s stray pets home for the holidays.The annual fundraiser gives...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

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Taste of the Seasons raises thousands for United Way

Montezuma County residents crowded into the Four Seasons greenhouse Thursday night for the 18th annual Taste of the Seasons event.Chefs from dozens of restaurants, bakeries, breweries and other...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Piñon Project helps community bring Christmas to kids

Every year, the Piñon Project in Cortez teams up with community sponsors to provide Christmas presents to families who might not get them otherwise.Piñon’s program, dubbed Christmas for Kids, has...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Fire district holds annual blood drive on Dec. 22

The Journal The Cortez Fire Protection District will hold its annual blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 22, from 4–7 p.m. The United Blood Services Blood Mobile will be stationed in the parking lot at...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Salvation Army asks for new ideas for serving community

With bell-ringing season right around the corner, the Cortez branch of the Salvation Army is changing the way it serves the community. At the annual bell-ringers meeting on Wednesday, Salvation...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos Balloon Fest raises $7,000 for charity

By Mac Neely Bobbi Black announced from her wheelchair (no, not a balloon accident; she’s recovering from much-needed surgery on her ankle) that the Mancos Balloon and Art Festival was a success...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Onward offers grants, scholarships

The Onward! Foundation is seeking applicants for its grant program that benefits local nonprofits. The organization is offering grants from $500 to $2,500, with an application deadline of Oct. 31....

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News