Sunflower Theatre to stage live play on Dec. 10

Live theater is coming to downtown Cortez next week with the kickoff of the two-act play “Miracle on South Division Street,” directed and acted by a local cast at the Sunflower Theatre. The comedic...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Community Calendar

Email announcements to [email protected] 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. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Ex-lawman to remain under GPS surveillance

A former Montezuma County lawman will remain under GPS surveillance while awaiting a preliminary hearing on child molestation charges. At a scheduled preliminary hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 25,...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police Blotter

Saturday, Nov. 7 2:16 p.m. Two men were arrested after police received an anonymous tip about drug trafficking at the 7th Street Mobile Home Park. One suspect was charged with obstruction and...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Sheriff’s blotter

Sunday, Nov. 15 4:06 p.m. A woman reported a man she met online stole 17 rings, a necklace, a bracelet, a jacket and a bottle of prescription Clonazepam from her residence at the Escalante Trailer...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

More arrests made in Dolores River pot case

A federal grand jury has indicted two individuals suspected of illegally growing marijuana on BLM lands along the lower Dolores River. According to court documents, in April a Bureau of Land...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Main Street vandal armed with BB gun, police say

Eight Main Street storefronts were vandalized Saturday by an unknown suspect apparently armed with a BB gun. Cortez police responded to the Fiesta Theatre, at 23 W. Main St., for a shots-fired call...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Black Friday is upon us

Cortez retailers are rested and ready to take on the crowds seeking Black Friday deals. “We’re ready. We’ve all been popping vitamins and getting ready to go,” Walmart manager Ron Knezk joked....

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Chorus deepens our experience of home

Among the many advantages of living in small towns like Cortez, Mancos, and Dolores are the seasonal events that cycle through our communities. Participating in these traditions deepens our...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Vietnam vets to be honored on Pearl Harbor Day

After receiving a bitter and sometimes humiliating welcome home decades ago, some 200 area Vietnam veterans can expect a long overdo “thank you” next month. “We want these troops to know that...

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

Autopsy: Inmate died of natural causes

Complications of chronic alcohol abuse were determined to be the cause of death for a woman inside the Montezuma County jail last month. According to the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office, Denver...

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

San Juan forest Christmas tree permits on sale

For The Journal San Juan National Forest Christmas tree permits, which allow you to cut your own holiday tree, are now on sale for $8 at National Forest offices and selected retail outlets. A...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

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