Cortez

Charges reduced in Road G incident with hitchhiker

Concerned about the reliability of a victim whose memory was affected by alcohol, District Attorney Will Furse reduced charges Tuesday against Clint Laner, a defendant in a Dec. 7 incident...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Big time’ snowstorm headed to Southwest Colorado

The National Weather Service on Tuesday night announced that a winter storm could dump up to 33 inches of snow on the San Juan Mountains beginning Wednesday night. A storm warning is in effect from...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

State House passes controversial sex education bill

DENVER – The Colorado State House passed a bill Tuesday that will expand sexual education requirements in public schools and ensure that abstinence-only programs are banned. House Bill 1032, which...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez angler takes world fishing records

A Cortez fisherwoman has just earned two world records for trout she caught at Groundhog Reservoir this past summer. Kelly Jo Hall, who works with Intermountain Wall Systems, Inc., has been fishing...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Monday storm brings dangerous road conditions, crashes

Snow arrived in force Monday in Southwest Colorado, bringing avalanches at Telluride, chain laws on mountain passes, crashes on highways and delays at the Durango-La Plata County Airport. The...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm plays havoc with roads, triggers avalanches at Telluride

Snow arrived as expected Monday in Southwest Colorado, setting off avalanches at Telluride, chain laws on mountain passes, treacherous driving conditions and delays at the Durango-La Plata County...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

We Care Fair at M-CHS

By Erika Alvero Journal Staff Writer School health and wellness organizations joined together at Montezuma-Cortez High School on Thursday at noon for the school’s first We Care Fair. The fair aimed...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

How much snowpack will make it to reservoirs?

Southwest Colorado’s snowpack is right on track with historic averages, a far cry from last year, but all that potential water may not make it into the region’s needy reservoirs. A number of...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Electrical co-op challenges Tri-State buyout offer

La Plata Electric Association and other electrical co-ops may gain insight about buying out of a contract with their wholesale electrical supplier after the Colorado Public Utilities Commission...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Home sales in Montezuma County down from last year

New listings and prices for single-family homes have gone down in Montezuma County when compared with this time last year, according to the Colorado Association of Realtors. According to the...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman gets probation in two drug, traffic cases

District Attorney Will Furse and Montezuma County Judge JenniLynn Lawrence agreed Wednesday that the series of cases against Marque Lopez stem from substance addiction. The 26-year-old Montezuma...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 6 3:28 a.m. : A man with two DUI convictions was arrested for DUI on the 300 block of W. Main St. He also was cited for speeding 10 mph over the speed limit and driving without...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: For the record

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: