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Q&A: School board member Jack Schuenemeyer

Question: What advice would you give to new board members? Learn board responsibilities. Ask questions. Question: Should board members be paid? Why or why not? No. A token salary will not help...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Q&A: School board member Sherri Wright

Public relations Question: List three action items you’d undertake to guarantee the public remains informed of board decisions? I have always tried to keep the public informed of board decisions. I...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@cortezjournal.com 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: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Center for Independence welcomes two coordinators

For The Cortez Journal Southwest Center for Independence welcomes two new Independent Living Coordinators to its Cortez office. SWCI helps people with disabilities who want to live well in their...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Chaco, Cahokia on tap at Sunflower speech

For the Cortez Journal Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance presents Dr. Steve Lekson on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., at the Sunflower Theatre in Cortez. The lecture is free and part of the Four...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Library plans event on early literacy

The Cortez Public Library is sponsoring a SPELL (Supporting Parents in Early Literacy through Libraries) event on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m. The program targets families with children under 4...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

South African horticulturist speaks about rare plants

For The Cortez Journal Georg Fritz, horticulturist at Heidelberg, Gauteng, South Africa, talks about his experiences with rare plants and succulents for the South African National Botanical...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Balancing act

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

County dentist serves 290 in 2015

Since Medicaid expanded to include adult dental services, 290 adults have received care this year at the Montezuma County Health Department.“It shows there is a big need for oral health in this...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coffee served with a nitro kick

Trial and error was the name of the game for Pie Maker Bakery’s latest concoction, nitro brew coffee. Nitro brew coffee is gaining steam in larger cities with established food scenes like Portland...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

A door to Denver TV opens

DENVER – Recent action by the Federal Communications Commission could pave the way for Denver television in Cortez. The commission last week adopted new rules that address the so-called “orphan...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Dust is my enemy’

The disease dates to the ancient Greeks and Romans, and it continues to kill workers today. Oil and gas is the latest industry to face its threat. Silicosis is an incurable but preventable disease...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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