Dolores

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

Elks name scholarship winners

Cortez Elks Lodge 1789 has named its four 2015 scholarship winners from Montezuma-Cortez and Dolores high schools. Each will receive a $1,000 to be used at the accredited college or university of...

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

GST gives $10,000 to Cultural Center

Grant Smith, owner of GST Liquors in Dolores, has donated $10,000 to help keep the Cortez Cultural Center afloat as it wades through its budget crisis. It's the first sizable donation the nonprofit...

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

Young eagles are spreading their wings

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

80 Years Ago

Child Killed Sun. Truck Overturns The seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kisling was instantly killed and several people were seriously injured Sunday afternoon about 4:30 o'clock when the...

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

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