Cortez

Trial nears in Samoa-Cortez fraud

A Durango prosecutor has requested that the Samoan ambassador to the United Nations be allowed to testify via video against a Utah man accused of spearheading an international scam in Montezuma...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unlocking the mystery of the Four Corners Hot Spot

A silver van rolls slowly down a narrow road on the edge of Bayfield. With its darkly tinted windows and government plates, the van has an ominous appearance, and impatient drivers pull around the...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

High School Highlights

FOOTBALL STANDOUTS Zach McDonald (M-CHS) While the Panthers struggled on offense in a 42-0 loss to Bayfield, McDonald anchored the defense with 12 total tackles, including eight solo tackles and...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Titans bound for Super Bowl

For the first time in its 11-year history, the Montezuma Titans football organization will send two teams to the Young American Football League Super Bowl. The Titans’ fourth- and fifth-grade teams...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Panthers looking to Olathe after 42-0 loss

The Panthers are moving forward. After last week’s 42-0 loss to Bayfield, in which they gained only 59 yards offensively, interim head coach Scott Conklin and the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers are...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Marching Panthers march to state

For the 33rd time in the past 35 years, the Montezuma-Coretz marching band is once again heading to state. After placing first in their class at regionals in Grand Junction, the marching Panthers...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

The Very Scary Time Trial

What: The first annual Very Scary Time Trial Who: Montezuma Land Conservancy and the City of Cortez When: Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. Where: The course will be the complete 9-mile...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Sheriff blotter

Monday, Aug. 29 3 p.m. Cruzan Construction officials reported that $5,660 in cash was stolen from five employee paycheck envelopes. Fingerprints were collected. Two stereos, chainsaw, elk mount,...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Folsom releases ‘Big Buffet’

More than a decade of musical inspiration came together for Herb Folsom during a winterlong song writing session that resulted in “The Big Buffet,” released this year. “Making this album has been...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

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. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Researchers find an answer to invasive cheatgrass

For Ann Kennedy, the “aha” moment didn’t come in a lab, but rather on an early spring day some 25 years ago in a field in Pullman, Washington. The USDA Agricultural Research Service soil scientist...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Football Roundup: Panthers shut out; Dove Creek wins again

The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers were shutout by the No. 5 Bayfield Wolverines on Friday, 42-0. The Panthers were stifled by the Wolverines’ defense and held to just 59 total offensive yards. Bayfield...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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