Cortez

Four States Ag Expo goes back to ‘American Roots’

“American Roots” is the theme of the upcoming Four States Agricultural Expo on March 17-19 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Every year the event grows, and this year is no different, said...

DATE: March 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez welcomes leap year baby

A child born forever young has been delivered at Southwest Memorial Hospital.She won’t be old enough to drive for 64 years, to vote for 72 years, or order a martini for 84 years.That’s because...

DATE: March 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire destroys home on County Road 32

A fire destroyed a home on County Road 32 Friday afternoon. Fire crews were first alerted to the fire about 1:30 p.m., and the house was fully engulfed by the time they arrived, said Lt. Mike...

DATE: March 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County planners, farmers see opportunity for hemp

Montezuma County planners entertained a vision of rolling waves of hemp fields as a way to bolster the local economy. A roundtable discussion on the potential of a local hemp market struck an...

DATE: March 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County faces Internet hurdle

Montezuma County has allocated $65,000 towards a feasibility study on improving Internet service. Officials contracted with the company Optimum Fiber Solutions to study infrastructure needs and...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS girls end season at Alamosa

The Montezuma-Cortez Lady Panthers’ 2015-2016 season came to an end on Tuesday night at Alamosa High School in the opening round of the Intermountain league district tournament. The Panthers and...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Leopard Sharks wrap up winter season

The Leopard Sharks swim club participated in their first year-round season this winter, competing in meets from Grand Junction, to Phoenix and Denver. After swimming qualifying times in regular...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Re-1 board has vacancy

The Re-1 Montezuma-Cortez school board is seeking applicants to fill a board vacancy for District A. The board will be accepting letters of interest for that position until March 11. They will...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

The best Valentine’s present – your presence

By Mary Dodd MECC Chief Knowledge Officer In February our thoughts turn to all the ways we can show our loved ones how much we care about them – and children need us to show our love not by buying...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

Four area wrestlers returned from state tournament with medals

See photos online Four area wrestlers returned from the Colorado state wrestling championships last weekend with medals. Montezuma-Cortez senior Victor Perez was the top finisher in second place,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez City Council candidate forum March 15

For The Journal The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County is sponsoring a forum for Cortez City Council Candidates on Tuesday, March 15 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall....

DATE: Feb. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM hosts meeting on oil and gas regulations

A BLM citizen advisory committee held its third of five meetings last week to determine if future oil and gas development in western La Plata and eastern Montezuma counties warrant additional...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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