Balcony House sunrise tour scheduled

For The Journal Mesa Verde National Park will offer a Sunrise Tour of Balcony House cliff dwelling on Oct. 12. Tickets will go on sale Oct. 1 at the Colorado Welcome Center, 928 E. Main St. in...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

League hosts hospital discussion

For The Journal The League of Women Voters will meet on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 9 am, at the Community Room of the Hospital Annex Building at 20 S. Market St. in Cortez to learn about the hospital...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ads for marijuana go airborne over radio

Durangoans listening to X-Rock-FM (105.3) may have noticed ads for marijuana, whether they’re into the area’s “best buds” or not. The move to advertise for marijuana stores such as Sante...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Star burns bright for 118 years

On April 8, 1897, R.B. Hawkins published the first Silver Star, which a few years later became the Dolores Star. The arrival of the Rio Grande Southern railroad route in 1891 gave Hawkins hope for...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Mercy to offer free prediabetes education

For The Journal People diagnosed with prediabetes are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Effectively managing prediabetes can help prevent diabetes. In...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Leadership Montezuma turns 21

For The Journal Continuing its 21-year legacy, Leadership Montezuma launched the 2015-2016 class year as 18 new people joined in the retreat at The Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez. Leadership...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Community Calendar

Email announcements to 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. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Story showed what sports should be

What an inspiring story (“Team gives opponent a TD to remember,” Journal, Sept. 18.) This illustrates exactly what high school sport events should be. There is more to life than only the score on...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The life-expectancy gap is becoming a problem

WASHINGTON – And now comes the life-expectancy gap. It may change the national conversation over Social Security and an aging society – for the worse. We all know that America is aging, but...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sage grouse

When the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service raises the specter of listing a species as threatened or endangered, it gets a lot of attention. Such designations carry with them implications for how...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Watch ‘Pandora’s Promise’ to see future

Twitter and Facebook litter and waste our reason to extinction. Go ahead. Google it. Find out what you already know about climate change. We may as well be driving off a cliff, no seatbelts, and...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City seeks grant for School to Farm at Mesa

The Montezuma School to Farm Project is hoping to grow again with the addition of a garden at Mesa Elementary in Cortez, pending approval from the state for a Great Outdoors Colorado Grant. If...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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