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Montezuma Land Conservancy hires new leader

Travis Custer, a dedicated local ag man and conservationist, has been tapped to lead the Montezuma Land Conservancy as executive director. He previously worked as an agricultural technician with...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos farm’s agritourism plan needs further review

A proposal by Green Table Farm near Mancos to hold events hit a snag in the Montezuma County planning commission on Sept. 14. Farm owner Tyler Hoyt is seeking a high-impact permit and special use...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos School bond committee plans outreach on ballot question

The Mancos School District is preparing for a fall election that will include a ballot measure to raise taxes for a school renovation. In June, the school district was approved for a nearly $20...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bluejays come from behind to beat Del Norte

Playing in its home opener, the Mancos High School football team overcame a slow start to defeat Del Norte, 20-12, on Friday. Keying the Bluejays victory were defensive after Del Norte scored...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos harriers race in Shiprock

Competing against 14 other schools at the Shiprock Invitational on Saturday, the Mancos High School boys and girls cross-country teams acquitted themselves well. Senior Simon Kearns led the way for...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Mancos approves permanent fire ban, but with exceptions

At its Wednesday meeting, the Mancos town board approved an ordinance permanently banning open fires and fireworks within town limits, except under certain conditions. The board has discussed the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mount Lookout Grange plans pig roast, music, brews

The Journal The Mount Lookout Grange plans its second annual Pig Roast, featuring live music, local brews and a dinner on Saturday, Oct. 14. The day’s events begin at 3 p.m. at the Grange, 680...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rosa Sabido marks 100 days at Mancos sanctuary

Mancos residents gathered at the town’s United Methodist Church on Sunday to honor Cortez resident Rosa Sabido’s 100th day in sanctuary there. Sabido, a Mexican national, was told in May that her...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Farmers Market profile: Green Table Farm hits its stride

Tyler Hoyt’s interest in farming started after a series of college classes made him question the quality of his food and where it came from. He has been growing food in the area for about 10 years...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Local football teams looking to lock down wins

With the high school football season now in full swing, local teams from Montezuma-Cortez, Dolores, Dove Creek and Mancos are hoping to pick up wins this weekend.M-CHS hoping for improvement...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Journey Noyes receives award in VFW art contest

Journey Noyes, a 2017 graduate of Montezuma-Cortez High School, has been selected as a 2016-17 Young American Creative Patriotic Art contest winner by the Montezuma County Veterans of Foreign Wars...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News