Dolores

Volleyball takes third in Shiprock

The Dolores Bears got off to a slow start in the Shiprock tournament last weekend. But after falling to Shiprock in three games (10-25, 20-25, 12-25), the Bears bounced back and won their final...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Sheriff's blotter

Monday, Aug. 24 2:35 p.m. A manager at Second Chance Thrift Store in Dolores complained about a customer writing a bad check that totaled $5.92. No charges were filed at the manager's request. ...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Victims in Sunday plane crash identified as Californians

The identities of four Californians who died in a plane crash Sunday north of Purgatory Resort were released Tuesday, two of whom weren't rated to fly the aircraft. The San Juan County Sheriff's...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dining among the dwellings

I ate rattlesnake at Mesa Verde. It sounds like a pitch for a Halloween horror show, but when I was offered a bite at the Metate Room in Mesa Verde's Far View Lodge, I was pretty sure I heard the...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Lease sale raises unanswered questions

I am strongly opposed to the gas lease sale of parcel 7379 in Montezuma County. This 720-acre parcel is at the east end of Road Z, in sections 11 and 14, just half a mile from the dam at McPhee...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

Coaches' action sent kids bad message

Did you watch the Cortez/Montezuma County High School Varsity Football game Friday evening to see if what the assistant coaches desired to implement would show respectably when the team met...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

Police: Kids left in car as adults fought

The Cortez Police Department responded to a couple of calls on Saturday, Aug. 29, that involved children left in cars while adults fought indoors. Officers responded to the 600 block of North Ash...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Time to make a getaway

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Sunflower gets international film festival

Area residents will be given the opportunity to decide if a German, Swiss, Turkish, French, Chilean, Danish, British or American film director should win the 18th Annual Manhattan Short Film...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@cortezjournal.com 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. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Enjoy and preserve the month's bounty

This is my favorite month, full of a variety of Palisade peaches, Olathe corn, Hatch chilies, Rocky Ford melons and berries, berries, berries. Last night was purely wonderful! My supper consisted...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Gail in the Garden: The importance of trees in your life

When we moved to Colorado in 1998, one of the first things we planted was a blue spruce tree because we have always had one in the yard of every house we've owned. Then we planted a weeping cherry...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living