Cortez library, Sunflower to show ‘Best of Enemies’

For the Journal The Cortez Public Library and Sunflower Theatre will show the documentary film “Best of Enemies” on Monday, Jan. 11. “Best of Enemies” is a documentary about the legendary series of...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Lady Panthers drop first game

The Montezuma-Cortez Lady Panthers split games on Friday and Saturday to head into Christmas break with a 5-1 record. On Friday, the Panthers stayed undefeated, beating Navajo Prep, 45-35. “We...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Court briefs

Court hears armed robbery case Shelby Mudgett, 25, address unknown, was sentenced to 24 months of supervised probation with an educational stipulation in connection to an armed robbery in July. She...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sewer rates adjusted

Jimmer’s Backcountry BBQ has been paying nearly $120 per month in sewer fees. In the New Year, the rate is expected to drastically decrease. At a special Cortez Sanitation District (CSD) meeting in...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drilling limited in Montezuma County

At a public workshop last week, Montezuma County gave a tutorial on oil and gas development in the area and heard from residents on the matter. The meeting centered on a Bureau of Land Management...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Provide hope for a brighter future for our children

For The Journal Beginning in January, CASA of the Southwest, formerly CASA of the Four Corners (Court Appointed Special Advocates-CASA), will conduct training in Cortez for those interested in...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Veterans’ children with birth defects may qualify for help

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

A winning pair

The Mancos Valley Chorus and the Montezuma-Cortez concert and chamber choirs teamed up Wednesday, Dec. 9, for a standing room only concert at the M-CHS auditorium. The Mancos Valley Chorus began...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

A power and peace in flowers

“But we have flowers,” the father assured his frightened little boy. The child was worried about “bad men with guns” who had come and done their worst. Paris was devastated. The world quaked along...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Faith

Robotics grant will fund summer internships at Adams State

Adams State University students will have an opportunity to develop artificial intelligence and social-emotional programming for robots through a three-year grant of more than $500,000 from the...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Plant-a-Tree gift certificates are now on sale

Plant-A-Tree holiday gift certificates are now on sale at San Juan National Forest offices for the person on your Christmas list who has everything. “Each $20 donation to the Plant-a-Tree Program...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Christmas dinner is just a few days away

Anytime someone knocked on her door and needed a helping hand, Ethel Jane Giannini obliged. An Italian immigrant who settled in Virginia, Giannini’s Southern hospitality was not only routinely...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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