Vietnam Wall getting a face with a name

When completed, a new education center will put a face to each of the 58,307 names inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. “I think Eddie would be all for it,” said...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Samoa-Cortez scam ends in plea deal

A Utah man agreed to a plea deal last week, admitting that he spearheaded an international scam that bilked Montezuma County residents out of about $60,000. Appearing before Chief District Court...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

A rockin’ ‘Rokerthon’

Long before the sun came up over the Four Corners Monument on Monday, about 1,000 people from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah huddled in the cold for their chance at a few seconds of camera...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bulldogs romp in 48-6 victory over West Grand

Spencer Gatlin hounded the West Grand Mustangs all afternoon. He finished with seven total tackles, but even when he wasn’t making the tackle, he was making the play. The 6-foot-3, 260-pound senior...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Strip mall in eastern Cortez growing

Although it hasn’t been completed, a commercial building going up on a parcel on the east end of Cortez is netting a lot of interest from prospective tenants, developers say. “I just put the sign...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Daughter takes helm at updated Elm Street Tavern

As a child of a Cortez restaurateur, Breezy Obletz says she never felt she’d follow in her parent’s path.Her father, Paul, has owned the Main Street bar and restaurant Elm Street Tavern — formerly...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Community Calendar

Email announcements to 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: Nov. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Wolf Creek gets 20 inches of snow

DATE: Nov. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Thanks for another successful farmers market

Before the first snow flies, on behalf of vendors of the Cortez Farmers Market, I would like to take this opportunity to thank: our customers and community for your enthusiastic presence and...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

Vegan chef presents at Cortez library

The Amazing Authors Tour 2015-2016 is presenting vegan chef, author and wellness coach, Tess Challis, at the Cortez Public Library Thursday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m. Watch Challis demonstrate her culinary...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pile burning planned on Dolores Ranger District

The Journal The San Juan National Forest Dolores Ranger District plans to burn slash piles in the Haycamp Mesa, Chicken Creek, Spring Creek, Turkey Knoll, Rock Springs, Upper Lost and McPhee Park...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawsuit filed in intoxicated man’s 2013 death in jail

An Albuquerque attorney has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in connection to the 2013 death of a Navajo man in the Montezuma County jail. In a 40-page complaint filed last week in U.S....

DATE: Nov. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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