Cortez

Cortez students lag state test results

Cortez students at every grade level lag average Colorado scores by nearly 20 percentage points in meeting or exceeding expectations in English and math, according to test results from the 2014-15...

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

‘Tangled mess of semis and vehicles’ shuts down U.S. 491

By Jim MimiagaThe Journal“It was a tangled mess of semis and vehicles,” said Lewis-Arriola Fire Chief George Deavers.Deavers was one of the first on the scene Wednesday afternoon after at least...

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

Community Calendar

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

Shutdown strands drivers, keeps officers on their toes

A 19-vehicle accident on U.S. 491 south of Pleasant View shut down the highway from County Road Z to Dove Creek on Wednesday night, creating traffic jams and additional crashes on the detour route,...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sports briefs

Swimming results M-CHS @ Montrose Invite 50 Free Samantha Bagge, 3rd (27.68) Kayla Hageman, 7th (29.68) Keyana Matteson, 20th (31.86) Racheal Cox, 30th (34.96) Autumn Van Bibber, 38th (36.88)...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Winter storm provides an early start to a white Christmas

A winter storm warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday above 6,000 feet in the Upper Dolores River, Animas River and San Juan River basins. Including the cities of Cortez, Dove Creek,...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Search for missing snowmobiler at Groundhog Reservoir is suspended

The Dolores County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that recovery operations for Ronald Wallace, Jr. have been suspended. Wallace, 37, was on a snowmobile trip at Grooundhog Reservoir on Sunday, Dec....

DATE: Dec. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

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DATE: Dec. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Mesa Verde park staff reports a big luminaria night

Thank you to everyone who attended the photography night and the 2015 Holiday Open House at Mesa Verde on December 9th and 10th, respectively. On December 9th, 185 vehicles were counted traveling...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

Church looking for Nativity characters

For The Journal The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sponsoring a Live Nativity on Dec. 21-24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in front of the church at 1600 E. Empire St., in Cortez. This event...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Faith

Engagement: Kocsis – Rosenbaugh

Troy and Mary Rosenbaugh of Dolores, Colorado, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Michelle Rosenbaugh to Steven Lee Kocsis, U.S. Army Fort Carson, son of Betty Kocsis...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Milestones

Dolores grad completes basic training

For the Journal U.S. Air Force Airman Dustin L. Rosenbaugh graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas on Dec. 8. Rosenbaugh completed an eight-week...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

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