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Congress grills EPA on spill

As part of a series of congressional hearings, outraged members of the U.S. House of Representatives grilled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and affiliated parties and asked the agency to...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inside the 9/11 Museum

It’s educational. It’s worthy. It’s heart-wrenching. It’s overwhelming. Last fall, I had the fortunate opportunity to visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York. Located in lower Manhattan next to...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Are wolves coming back?

By the mid-1930s, wolves had been all but eradicated from Colorado. Feared by ranchers trying to protect their livestock, the species fell victim to America’s expansion and the taming of the West....

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photographer showing unseen work Sept. 11

Four years since debuting her work at the Raven House Gallery in downtown Mancos, local artist Janet Chanay will be exhibiting previously unseen work at the gallery on Sept. 11. Drawing inspiration...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Officials: Animas fish safe to eat

DENVER – Trout from the Animas River are safe to eat after water contamination from the Gold King Mine spill, according to an announcement Wednesday by state health officials. Samples of fish...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Volleyball teams open on 2 M-CHS floors

The new Montezuma-Cortez high school gymnasium and auxiliary gym both got their first taste of regular season action during Tuesday’s volleyball match against Bayfield. The Panthers’ junior varsity...

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

Golfers get taste of season, head to Pagosa

The Montezuma-Cortez golf team played with only two golfers in three meets last week. With school starting last Wednesday, most M-CHS golfers decided to focus on their schoolwork and miss the...

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

Spirit Squads back in action

The Montezuma-Cortez spirit squads made their first appearance of the school year during the junior varsity football game on Monday evening. Under second-year coaches Emily Martin and assistant...

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

Rodeo team to host competition

The Ute Mountain High School Rodeo Team will host a Colorado State High School Rodeo Association rodeo this weekend at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The rodeo begins on Saturday, Sept. 5 at...

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

Junior varsity wins opener against Ignacia, 12-6

The Montezuma-Cortez junior varsity football team won its season-opener against Ignacio on Monday, 12-6. After freshman Cole Herrmann scored on a quarterback sneak in the first half, both defenses...

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

Panthers prepare for Miyamura without Gurney

After a recent coaching change, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers and new interim head coach Scott Conklin are looking forward to Friday’s home game against Miyamura. Unfortunately, the Panthers will...

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

Mrs. Colorado pageant seeks contestant from Montezuma County

For The Cortez Journal The Mrs. Colorado America Pageant is accepting applications from married women to represent Montezuma County as a state finalist on April 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

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