Cortez

Birding festival brings out a variety of birds and humans

This year’s Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival drew bird-watchers of all ages to Montezuma County. Festival organizer Diane Cherbak said festival-goers spotted dozens of species during tours...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Farmers Market to begin June 2

Fewer vendors have signed up for this year’s Cortez Farmers Market, but its organizers hope for a busy summer. The organizing committee approved its preliminary list of vendors for the 45th annual...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez to reveal results from internet feasibility study

In a public forum on May 23, the city of Cortez plans to publicly reveal the results of a fiber-to-the-home feasibility study that began in January. The City Council awarded a bid to Finley...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suicide prevention bill passes Colorado Legislature

A bill that will provide schools with grant funding for suicide prevention programs was approved by the state Legislature on the last day of the session this week. State Rep. Barbara McLachlan,...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez library to forgive portion of fines for annual food drive

Cortez Public Library patrons will have a chance to get rid of fines while helping the needy this month during the annual Food for Fines drive. This is the third year the library has held the...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos town board gets into the weeds on Boyle Park spraying

Mancos’ experiment with organic weed control at Boyle Park will end this spring, despite concerns from some residents. During a meeting on Wednesday, the town board informally approved a switch to...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Haycamp murder case is scheduled for trial

A trial date has been set in the first-degree murder case against Kevin Wade Folsom. Folsom has pleaded not guilty, said District Attorney Will Furse. During an arraignment on Thursday, District...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon awarded grant for next phase of Zuni Kiva Project

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has been awarded a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to help start work on the next phase of the Zuni Kiva Project. The project is a...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Know your restaurants: April inspection reports

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: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple plans slideshow tour of Iceland at Cortez library

Marian and Peter Rohman will present a slideshow tour of “Iceland in All of Its Magnificent Splendor,” as part of the Cortez Public Library’s Literary Fridays program on May 18 at 10 a.m. Marian...

DATE: May 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News