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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

Center for Independence welcomes two coordinators

For The Cortez Journal Southwest Center for Independence welcomes two new Independent Living Coordinators to its Cortez office. SWCI helps people with disabilities who want to live well in their...

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

Civil Air Patrol joins exercise

On the final weekend of August, clear skies greeted members of Civil Air Patrol's Cortez Senior Squadron for honing their aerial search and rescue skills. The local squadron hosted a base in their...

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

Mrs. Colorado pageant seeks contestant from Montezuma County

For The Cortez Journal The Mrs. Colorado America Pageant is accepting applications from married women to represent Montezuma County as a state finalist on April 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House...

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

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