Cortez

Hiker rescued near Stoner Mesa

An overdue hiker reported missing Aug. 18 was found safe Aug. 21 after an intensive search in the mountains in the Taylor Mesa area east of Stoner. Ron Nurnberg, 71, of Dolores, left his residence...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

New high school opens

Buses and cars dropped students off at the new Montezuma-Cortez High School without much fanfare on Wednesday, as assistant principal Chris Kelley and Ute Mountain Ute education counselor Alicia...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

New coaches lead M-CHS Panthers

The Montezuma-Cortez football team is under new direction. Dave Wagner was named the new head coach this summer and has been installing his system to prepare for the 2015 season. A San Diego...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Softball Preview M-CHS softball team has new coach, new players

The Montezuma-Cortez softball team enters the 2015 season with new personnel. Angelo Topaha takes over as head coach, after serving as an assistant for the previous two years. Assistant coach Jason...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

‘Bam, bam, bam, go’

Taking over a team that won its first playoff game since 1957 during last year’s 8-3 season, new Montezuma-Cortez head coach Dave Wagner plans to keep moving forward. Three of the Panthers’ 2014...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Briefs

PTSD patients sue state over marijuana decision Five PTSD patients filed a suit Thursday in Denver District Court challenging a July decision by the Colorado Board of Health not to make PTSD the...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young eagles are spreading their wings

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police blotter

Tuesday, Aug. 4 5:24 p.m. Police responded to the 700 block of East 4th Street for a possible domestic disturbance. A woman reported that she was grabbed by the arm and pushed to the ground. A man...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Nightsong Trio to perform

The Nightsong Trio from Pagosa Springs will be in concert at St. Barnabas on Sunday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. The trio consists of flutist Jessica Peterson, who has performed at St. Barnabas before;...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@cortezjournal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Plein air painting demonstration by Mesa Verde’s Beens

For The Cortez Journal Landscape artist J. Milton (Milt) Beens will serve as Mesa Verde National Park artist in residence from Aug. 31 through Sept. 13, 2015. Milt will offer a free plein air...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

‘Still Learning’ is theme of Storytime

For The Cortez Journal “Still Learning” is the September theme of the Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez. The preschool Storytime program is every...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education