Cortez

BLM hosts public meetings for Draft Bears Ears National Monument plans

The Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service will host three public meetings as part of the planning process for the Bears Ears National Monument. The draft management plans for the Shash...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

St. Barnabas church creates labyrinth for public use

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church has created a labyrinth for public use. “Between the north side of the church building and the senior center is a nook that will soon be landscaped,” the Rev. Leigh...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police blotter

The Journal Wednesday, Sept. 5 5:26 p.m. : A man was served a warrant at Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St. 11:49 p.m. : A driver of a semitrailer was arrested on suspicion of...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

Cedar Mesa seeks county road designation

Residents of the Cedar Mesa Ranches subdivision are seeking help from the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners to curb speeding in their neighborhood. The subdivision north of Mesa Verde...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM makes decision on wild horse roundups

Bait trapping is the favored procedure if wild horses need to be removed from the Spring Creek Basin Herd Management Area, according to a decision released Friday by the Tres Rios Bureau of Land...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four more forums held for county commissioner candidates

There are four more forums to hear from candidates running for the District 1 seat of the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners. Candidates are Republican Jim Candelaria, unaffiliated Steve...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council rejects pot shop from Pueblo

A proposed new marijuana store was denied by the Cortez City Council Tuesday after numerous citizens spoke up against it. NuVu Pharma planned to build a retail marijuana store at 501 Patton St. on...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Filmmakers looking for old cars for Hunter S. Thompson movie

“Freak Power,” the movie about author and counterculturist Hunter S. Thompson’s run for Pitkin County sheriff, is shooting in Silverton, and filmmakers might just need your old, rusty car....

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Contractors plan to finish median project in October

Cortez’s $1 million Access Control Plan, which includes building medians on Main Street, is expected to be completed by the end of October, contractors and the city say. The project is funded by...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribute honors first responders who died in 9/11 attack

Forty local firefighters paid tribute Tuesday to first responders who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center Towers in New York 17 years ago. The second annual 9/11...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s drought set to be fourth worst on record

This year’s drought is one for the record books – especially for Southwest Colorado. The Colorado water year, which ends Oct. 31, looks to be the fourth-driest on record since the state began...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News