Cortez

Homecoming features parade, games and dance

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Hawaiian Luau Homecoming Parade is Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. on Montezuma Avenue. After the parade, a pep rally at City Park starts at 5:30 p.m., and a powder...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

About 500 homes and businesses lose electrical power after crash

About 500 homes and businesses temporarily lost electrical power Wednesday afternoon after a car veered off County Road 29 and struck a utility pole. According to a deputy with the Montezuma County...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanctuary Caravan visits Mancos on trip across Colorado

The Mancos United Methodist Church hosted about 20 community members Monday for a meal prepared by Rosa Sabido, a Mexican national taking refuge in the church. The event was part of the 643-mile...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School receives $4,000 STEM grant

The Journal Southwest Open School announced Wednesday that it has received a $4,000 STEM grant from the Toshiba America Foundation to support the school’s computer build-out project. The project...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Scott Tipton says he focuses on district, not tweets

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton says he will focus on issues important to his district and not the fireworks emerging from the White House if re-elected for a fifth term. Staying away from the political...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango nonprofit offers loans to purchase manufactured homes

Prospective manufactured homebuyers can struggle to find a loan, but a Durango nonprofit is offering a new financing option. For the first time, HomesFund , a Durango-based nonprofit, is offering...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forums this week on county, hospital issues

There are two community forums this week, one on Montezuma County issues and one on Southwest Memorial Hospital issues. On Tuesday, the Montezuma County commissioners will hold a town hall-style...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health fires interim CFO, plans public forum

Turnover of top managers and doctors at Southwest Memorial Hospital has become part of the challenge of an ongoing financial recovery process, officials say. This year, management consulting firm...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

August inspections: The Farm, Shiloh Steakhouse, Burger Boy, Pippo’s and more

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sand Canyon to get improved parking, pending funding

The Bureau of Land Management has approved a plan to improve parking and access to the South Sand Canyon Trail system in Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. But a timeline on construction is...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

The Journal Wednesday, Sept. 12 1:17 p.m. : A car turned left from Roger Smith Ave. into the path of a westbound car in the 1200 block of E. Main St. and was hit, causing significant damage to both...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

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