Jacob Klopfenstein

Position: The Journal

Nomad Vape Shop opens Tuesday in Cortez

David Overlund has brought the “smoking of the future” to Cortez by opening Nomad Vape Shop. The shop, at 119 E. Main St., which opened Tuesday, offers vaping equipment and a variety of juice...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos schools hire architect for campus improvements

Mancos school board members have voted unanimously to hire a grant writer and an architect to pursue grants and assist with campus improvements. The district will pursue a Colorado Department of...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos will examine housing needs

Mancos trustees are commissioning a study of housing needs in the Mancos Valley. Prior and Associates of Denver will conduct the study at a price not to exceed $10,000. The firm will look at the...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schwartz promises to look forward for Western Slope in Congress

Democrat congressional candidate Gail Schwartz talked energy, health care and economic development Wednesday during a tour of Osprey Packs’ headquarters in Cortez. Schwartz, a former state senator...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pharmacy skate shop opens in Cortez

Doug Jorgensen and Monique Martinez have opened Pharmacy skate shop in Cortez. The store, at 40 E. Main St., is offering skateboard decks and trucks, as well as a selection of hats, shirts and...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Utah sells Comb Ridge land to private bidder

BLUFF, Utah – The state last week auctioned off 391 acres at Comb Ridge to the little-known Lyman Family Farm for $500,000, according to Utah State Trust Lands Administration . The area is along...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council endorses demolition of old high school

The Cortez City Council has approved a resolution endorsing the effort to demolish the retired Montezuma-Cortez High School. The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 will ask voters for...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez housing projects miss out on state tax credits

Though two potential low-income housing development projects in Cortez were not awarded state tax credits earlier this fall, developers for both projects say they’re still invested in the...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Osprey Packs CEO retires after 15 years

Osprey Packs CEO Tom Barney has retired after 15 years in charge of the Cortez-based company. Barney worked to grow the company from a small pack manufacturer to a large brand, expanding to 65...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Open School receives El Pomar grant

CORTEZ – Southwest Open School has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the El Pomar Foundation for serving at-risk and diverse students in Southwest Colorado. El Pomar’s Awards for Excellence program...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man sentenced for killing neighbor’s bull

A Montezuma County rancher was sentenced Monday to 90 days of unsupervised probation, and ordered to pay $7,697 in restitution after being convicted of shooting and killing his neighbor’s...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Western furniture, decor shop opens in Cortez

A new Western furniture and home decor shop has opened at 90 N. Mildred Road in Cortez. Tenley and Mark Rees have opened ... living in the former Let it Grow greenhouse space near the Cortez...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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