Cortez

St. Barnabas and Grace’s Kitchen to host Thanksgiving dinner

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and Grace’s Kitchen will host their 18th annual community Thanksgiving dinner at noon Nov. 28 at the church, 110 W. North St. Volunteers will also deliver meals to the...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction will cause delays on U.S. 160 north of Towaoc

The Journal The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Oldcastle SW Group began paving the newly reconstructed stretch of U.S. Highway 160/491 north of Towaoc where two passing lanes...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Transitional Energy becomes third-largest coal producer in U.S.

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Transitional Energy Co. became the third largest coal producer in the country this week after finalizing the acquisition of three mines in Wyoming and Montana. The company,...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

A border wall for Colorado? Residents react to President Trump

The news came as a shock to residents in Southwest Colorado when President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he’s building a “beautiful” border wall in Colorado. Well, not really. During a speech at...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Health Alliance to see startup savings through new partnership

A cooperative forming to reduce health insurance costs in Southwest Colorado – Southwest Health Alliance – is teaming up with similar groups to drive down startup costs. The cooperative model was...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM announces adoptions of wild horses, but not enough to manage population

The Bureau of Land Management saw a record-breaking number of wild horse and burro adoptions this year, the agency announced last week, but it is not enough to manage the animals’ population...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Bridge celebrates new facility

The Bridge’s new facility is now open and ready for use. The shelter has been a crucial part of the Cortez community for more than a decade, but the new site will allow it to not only shelter those...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

County museum awarded $100,000 grant

An infusion of grant money brings the dream of the new Montezuma Heritage Museum in downtown Cortez closer to reality, but more fundraising is needed, officials say. This month, the museum remodel...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM: Solving wild horse problem will take $5 billion, 15 years

RENO, Nev. — It will take $5 billion and 15 years to get an overpopulation of wild horses under control on federal lands across the West, the acting head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain of tires being shredded at landfill

A tire collection and recycling program at the Montezuma County landfill has been successful. More than 26,000 tires were brought to the landfill by hundreds of residents as part of an effort to...

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

‘Take a Boater Farming’ brings Dolores River stakeholders together

The Dolores River is the lifeblood of Montezuma County – and has a whole host of stakeholders, including boaters, farmers and recreationists. In recognition of this, the Dolores River Boating...

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

Update: Kokanee spawn is less than expected on Dolores River

Few kokanee salmon will be available for the public fish giveaway in Dolores at 3 p.m. Oct. 24 because of a weak spawn up the Dolores River, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. However, there...

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

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