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Ag Expo gives kids their moment in Cortez arena

Inside Dog days: Trainer leads herding classes, trials. 1B Workshop: All-day seminar gets into the weeds. 1B Online Video: Watch videos from the expo at The-Journal.com By Jim Mimiaga The Journal...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislation attempts to curb ADA lawsuits

DENVER – Legislation in Congress attempts to curb lawsuits tied to the Americans with Disabilities Act reported by businesses in Durango and elsewhere. The bill – which is awaiting a vote by the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Student honored by Center for Native American Youth

Animas High School student Noah Blue Elk Hotchkiss was honored by the Center for Native American Youth for his work in promoting wheelchair basketball on reservations. Noah, 17, was named a 2016...

DATE: March 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

DAV planning new outreach center

The Disabled American Veterans Dunger Smith Chapter 44 in Cortez hopes to open a veterans outreach center by Labor Day. The outreach center would provide a place for local veterans and their...

DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local champions crowned at Special Olympics

“Nobody loses in Special Olympics,” said Brandon Eubanks. “Everybody’s a winner.” A Cortez Special Olympics basketball coach, Eubanks led a group of 17 special needs athletes this past weekend at...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Code enforcement cited for compassion

Living in an RV on South Maple Street, a disabled woman has been in violation of a city ordinance for nearly five months. In June, the city adopted Ordinance 1179, which bans occupation of...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News