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College Scorecard compares schools' cost, earning power

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Saturday debuted a redesigned online tool with college-specific information about student costs, loans and potential earning power, scaling back a planned...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Education

M-CHS goes 2-2 at Delta tourney

The Montezuma-Cortez volleyball team finished with a 2-2 record at the Delta Tournament this weekend, to bring its season record to 3-6. The Panthers (3-6) were first tested on Friday by Pagosa...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers soccer drops 2

The Montezuma-Cortez boys soccer team dropped two conference games this weekend. First, the Panthers (1-4) fell to the Alamosa Maroons (2-2) in a 1-3 loss on Friday. On Saturday, the M-CHS team...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Creek skunks Rangely, 40-0

The Dove Creek Bulldogs (1-1) racked up over 400 yards rushing in their 40-0 wrecking of Rangely (1-2) on Friday. Senior Case Baughman led the offensive charge with 208 yards on the ground and two...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports


Football Friday, Sept. 18 M-CHS @ Grand Junction Central at 7 p.m. Dove Creek vs. Sangre de Cristo at 3 p.m. Volleyball Tuesday, Sept. 15 M-CHS vs. Monument Valley, Ariz., at 5 p.m. Dove Creek vs....

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

CSU Extension apple ‘U-Pick’ is Sept. 19

For The Cortez Journal The Colorado State University Extension’s annual apple “U-Pick” harvest is Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the CSU Southwestern Colorado Research Station, about 18...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Sheriff’s blotter

Sunday, Aug. 23 1:19 a.m. A motorist was observed weaving on County Road 25. A pursuit ended on the 25000 block of County Road F.6. After the driver refused a request from deputies to search the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Rare photos of lynx taken in San Juans

DENVER – Scores of fierce-looking lynx roam the remote Colorado high country, 16 years after they were reintroduced to the state. But the elusive animals are rarely seen or photographed. Now, state...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students, teachers rate new M-CHS in survey

After two weeks inside the new Montezuma-Cortez High School, the reviews are mixed among teachers and students. In a limited six-question survey, students and teachers agreed that the windows in...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land Symposium highlights evolving trends in cycling

Keeping up with evolving biking culture could be challenging for agencies managing trails on public lands in the coming years. More cyclists want progressive trails and winter trails, but...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Kuhn is given 2 years in Durango halfway house

After pleading guilty to violating his probation, a Cortez man was sentenced to two years in a Durango halfway house. In custody at sentencing last week, Dylan Kuhn, 22, begged the court to...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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