Position: Journal Staff Writer

Animal Planet’s ‘Rocky Mountain Vet’ offers free clinic in Cortez

Animal Planet’s “Rocky Mountain Vet ” Jeff Young visited Cortez Saturday for a Planned Pethood Plus spay and neuter clinic. With film crew on scene at the Cortez Fire Protection District station,...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students learning hands-on science and math this summer

Ten Dolores students received hands-on science and math lessons this summer by participating in an extended field science enrichment program at the Nature Center at Butler’s Corner. The students...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board meets to discuss budget, teacher salaries

The Dolores school board, meeting Wednesday in a special workshop to discuss the preliminary 2018-2019 budget, focused on opportunities for savings and teachers’ salaries. “The majority of your...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall Dolores school board members are approved

Petitions to recall Dolores school board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy have been found sufficient, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. The petitions...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial welcomes first baby born in its new facilities

Southwest Memorial Hospital welcomed its first baby in its new facilities on June 20 at 8:45 p.m. Kelton Elijah Dunn came in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. Kelton was born to...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board discusses budget and hiring process

The Dolores School District Re-4 board on Thursday discussed the district’s hiring techniques and proposed deficit budget. The discussion began after board treasurer Casey McClellan moved all...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Farmer’s Market opens for the season

Multiple vendors reported that they sold all their goods on Thursday’s opening night of the Mancos Valley Farmers Market, according to director Carrie Summers. She estimated about 75 people and 10...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Mancos receives grant for Opera House renovation

The Mancos Creative District announced Thursday it has received a $32,409 grant from the History Colorado State Historical Fund to support the renovation of the Mancos Opera House. According to a...

DATE: June 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall 2 Dolores School Board members resubmitted

Petitions to recall Dolores School District Re-4A Board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy were resubmitted on Thursday, the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office reported....

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School graduates 15 seniors

Southwest Open School held its 2018 graduation Wednesday evening in an intimate ceremony honoring students who have received their diplomas despite hardship. Fifteen students graduated from SWOS in...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

KSJD Radio in Cortez hires Daniel Rayzel as new morning host

KSJD Community Radio has hired a new local news and morning host, Daniel Rayzel. The change comes after current host Austin Cope announced he was leaving KSJD to work in India for two years....

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos breaks ground on construction project

On the last day of school for the 2017-18 school year, Mancos officials broke ground on their campus construction project in front of the student body and staff. Superintendent Brian Hanson thanked...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News