Come Back top My Valley

It was nice to have our dry spell broken big time. This time around, I’m going to list some items of interest that took place in 1960. Jan. 7 – In spite of the cold weather and icy roads on New...

DATE: Oct. 22, 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. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Football Roundup: Panthers shut out; Dove Creek wins again

The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers were shutout by the No. 5 Bayfield Wolverines on Friday, 42-0. The Panthers were stifled by the Wolverines’ defense and held to just 59 total offensive yards. Bayfield...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Volleyball Roundup: M-CHS splits, Mancos loses

M-CHS splits matchups with two GJ schools The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers split home conference games this weekend against two Grand Junction schools. Friday, the Panthers swept GJ Central (25-20,...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High School Highlights

Scoreboard Football M-CHS 0, Bayfield 42 Passing Ridings: 3-14, 2 yds., 1 INT Rushing Ridings: 15 att., 44 yds. Carver: 4 att., 7 yds. Vaquera: 1 att., 5 yds. Receiving Vaquera: 1 rec., 4 yds....

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Family Dollar store coming back to Cortez

Family Dollar is making its return to Cortez, and construction on the 8,200-square-foot store is wrapping up this year. According to Bryn Winburn, spokesperson for Family Dollar, the store is...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Sunflower plans NAGPRA presentation

As part of the Four Corners Lecture Series, the Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society is pleased to present Sheila Goff and Ernest House, Jr. on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Sunflower...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Our forgotten apples

Funds from a $53,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant will be used in part to genetically identify historic apples grown in Montezuma County. In recent years, Montezuma Orchard Restoration...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Empire plans Mancos power outage

For The Journal Empire Electric Association has planned an outage that will affect members in the Mancos area including: East of Mesa Verde entrance (Road 34989 on U.S. 160) North to Road P on...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile blood drives planned in November

For The Journal United Blood Services plans mobile blood drives at the following local locations in November: Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Dolores High School gym/cafeteria, 1301 Central, 10 a.m.–2 p.m....

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

New tower to improve police, fire radio signal

Police and fire radio signal should get a bit stronger thanks to a multi-jurisdictional effort to place a new radio tower on top of Caviness Mountain near Mancos. The city of Cortez, on behalf of...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

High School Highlights

Football Standouts Coby Baer (M-CHS) Baer was responsible for all the Panthers’ points in their 10-7 win over Pagosa Springs last week. His one-yard touchdown rush in the first quarter gave M-CHS a...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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