40 Years Ago

Bears Whip New Mexico’s No. 3 Class A Team The Dolores Bears were victorious last Friday defeating Navajo Mission by a score of 20-10. Navajo Mission is rated as 3rd in the state of New Mexico and...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chamber ramped up campaign in 2014

I liked the hedge around the Catholic church, but I like even better the wrought-iron fencing. Some interesting things happened as the new year dawned four years ago. The Mancos Valley Chamber of...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Columnists

Farmers union plans dinner for annual meeting

For The Journal The Four Corners Rocky Mountain Farmers Union plans “A Celebration of Family Farming and Ranching” at its annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Arriola Community Center. Enjoy...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

SCCC names dean from Farmington

Southwest Colorado Community College recently announced the selection of Tonya Nelson as the executive dean. SCCC is a division of Pueblo Community College with a campus in Durango and one between...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

XC teams prepare for regionals

The Montezuma-Cortez, Mancos and Dolores cross-country teams met up for the second weekend in a row on Saturday for the Montezuma-Cortez Ancient Trails 5K Invitational. As the Panthers’ last...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High School Highlights

Football M-CHS defeats Pagosa Springs, 10-7 Dolores falls to John Mall, 10-32 Dove Creek wins via forfeit over Del Norte, 2-0 Mancos gets win by Shiprock Northwest forfeit, 2-0 Volleyball M-CHS...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Bears back on track

The Dolores Bears volleyball team got back on track this weekend with two wins. The Bears had lost six straight going into Friday’s game against Telluride, but they knocked off the Miners in four...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hunting’s allure fades

The number of hunters heading out to bag an elk each fall is steadily declining in Colorado, but stores locally are staying busy. The decline in interest could be tough to reverse, as hunters grow...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

One airlifted after crash on highway

One person was airlifted for medical treatment after a traffic accident Sunday morning on Colorado Highway 145. According to a Colorado State Patrol spokesperson, the unnamed victim was airlifted...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

County housing market picks up

Montezuma County’s housing market continues to strengthen, according to the latest figures from the Colorado Real Estate Network. Countywide, there were 39 home sales during August, up 69 percent...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Skate competition casts light on mentoring program

The Piñon Project has teamed up with Colorado Skate Collective to put on the inaugural Youth Mentor Skate Jam, a kid-friendly skate competition at Parque de Vida scheduled for Saturday. The free...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

Email announcements to 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: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

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