Montezuma County candidates attend third forum

Candidates for the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners discussed their views on an array of topics during the League of Women’s Voters forum Tuesday in the Kiva Room at the Montezuma Combined...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Harvest Beer Festival attracts 600 to park

The trifecta of craft beer, live music and land preservation attracted more than 600 people to the 20th Annual Harvest Beer Festival put on by Montezuma Land Conservancy recently in Cortez. The...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two of Colorado’s largest trees burn in 416 Fire

Two of the largest trees in the state of Colorado fell victim to the flames of the 416 Fire, a flyover of the burn scar revealed last week. Since the outbreak of the 416 Fire in June, forest...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s official: Monsoons a bust this summer

It’s official: The monsoon has been declared a bust. “Oh yeah, it was bust,” said Megan Stackhouse, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction . “Definitely not a good...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

The Journal Tuesday, Sept. 11 2:45 p.m. : A man at the Montezuma County Detention Center, 730 E. Driscoll St., was served a Delta County warrant. 2:45 p.m. : A man who was contacted in the parking...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Lewis-Arriola fire district asks for tax increase

The Lewis-Arriola Fire Protection District will ask voters for a mill levy increase in the November election to stabilize its budget. The volunteer fire department currently has a mill levy of 3.09...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Logging returns to the San Juan Mountains

Commercial logging is making a comeback in the San Juan Mountains. Stagnant over the past decade, Matt Janowiak, district ranger for the U.S. Forest Service’s Columbine district, said timber sales...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cottage Foods Safety Training coming to Cortez

More and more people are looking to make extra money by selling their food products, but they might not have the training to ensure a safe product. That’s according to Tom Hooten, a Montezuma...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Constitution Week in Cortez

The Journal

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sentences issued in Ute Mountain fraud case

The Ute Mountain Ute fraud case that involved $1.1 million in embezzled and stolen funds has entered the sentencing phase. So far, 13 people, many of them tribal members, have pleaded guilty to...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM hosts public meetings for Draft Bears Ears National Monument plans

The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service will host three public meetings as part of the planning process for the Bears Ears National Monument. The draft management plans for the Shash...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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