Dolores

Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen postpone ACTHA event

The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen would like to thank everyone who has supported our sponsorship of the ACTHA event, to be hosted in September at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Unfortunately,...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Unlimited Learning receives $450,000 grant for training

In an effort to help locals get a foothold in the health-care and energy industries, Unlimited Learning Center in Cortez is working to prepare students for entry-level career or postsecondary paths...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Girls to host night golf tourney in Cortez

The Dolores High School girls golf team will host a fundraiser at Conquistador Golf Course on Friday, Aug. 28. The team is putting on a Night Glow tournament, with tee-off scheduled after sunset...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Volleyball Preview A new year, with the same goal Bears hope to return to Denver

The Dolores volleyball team's 2014 season ended in Denver. And they'd like to return. After claiming district and regional championships, the Bears traveled to Denver, where they fell in the state...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Bears look to fine-tune in Dove Creek scrimmage

The Dolores Bears football team has at least one more week to prepare for the 2015 season. On Friday, Aug. 28, the team will host Dove Creek for a scrimmage. "We're doing it for both teams to get...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Los Pinos Fire donates ambulance to SCCC

Southwest Colorado Community College's emergency medical services coordinator, Troy Salazar, was handed the keys to an ambulance on Wednesday, Aug. 19, that will be used to help train students as...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

National Resource encourages more public input

The local Natural Resource Conservation Service office is urging more participation in its programs and plans and is bringing back regular work-group meetings to improve outreach. The statewide...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

County expands on-demand MoCo bus service

Public transportation in Montezuma County and beyond just got a little better. MoCo - a taxpayer-supported bus system serving county residents - recently upgraded its fleet. A new 10-passenger bus...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Coalition calls for mining reforms after Gold King Mine spill

DENVER - A coalition of tribes, local governments and environmental groups Tuesday petitioned the federal government to change mining rules to prevent future contamination of drinking and...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Letter to the Editor Whose parade is it?

Several years ago when the American Legion failed to obtain a permit in time for the Veterans Day parade the parade moved from Main St to Montezuma. I wrote the paper at that time hoping to get...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

'Dodged a bullet'

TOWAOC - During an economic development tour at the Ute Mountain Ute reservation on Sunday, Gov. John Hickenlooper said he was impressed by the tribe's new state-of-the-art mill and packaging...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News