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

Thanks for making Kemper Carnival a success

Kemper Carnival was a huge success! Thanks to the following: Kemper Parents and Families for donating food items! Kemper Staff and Parents for volunteering their precious time! Burger Boy; Coke;...

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

Montelores brings two main events to Cortez

Recently two major events took place here in our corner of Colorado thanks to the concerted efforts of the Montelores Early Childhood Council’s coordinator, Vangi McCoy, and her staff in...

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

Police blotter

Sunday, Sept. 204:44 p.m. A man was ticketed for shoplifting after attempting to steal ear buds and a phone charger valued at $30 from Wal-Mart. Monday, Sept. 211:33 p.m. The owner of Cortez Family...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

The boy who hiked Whitney

A Durango first-grader may have set a new record last week after scaling Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada and contiguous United States. The California mountain stands at 14,505...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dishonorable discharges

The country knows much more today about post traumatic stress disorder than it did not that long ago, and Americans have much more consideration of differing sexual orientation. The military,...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

International film fest thrills Cortez crowds

And the winner is… Announced on Monday, the Gold Medal winning film in the 18th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival was “Bis Gleich.” The 15-minute German film, which translates to “Until Then,”...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Officer uncovers outdoor ganja grow

A Cortez man has been ticketed after police discovered an outdoor marijauana grow in a residential backyard. According to a two-page police report, Cortez police officer Jennifer Goodall was on...

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

Economic magicians wanted to boost slow growth

WASHINGTON – It’s no secret that although the U.S. economy is near “full employment” (September’s jobless rate: 5.1 percent), its rate of growth of about 2 percent annually has been maddeningly...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Republican resolution could help climate

As a science educator and resident living near Cortez, I am thrilled and relieved to see that 11 Republican Congressmen have co-sponsored the historic Gibson resolution on climate change. Climate...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Master leasing plan good for community

I am writing in response to, “Montezuma County irked by BLM map,” (Journal, Sept. 29). We’ve all come to know and love the public lands here in our backyard in Montezuma County. Whether mountain...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@the-journal.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: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

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