Journal Staff Report

Mesa Verde National Park will increase entrance fees

Short-term entrance fees at Mesa Verde National Park will increase more than 55% next year. The increase follows a request for public comments on a fee proposal released in October 2017. National...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde to hold luminaria open house Dec. 12

Mesa Verde National Park will provide chili, cookies, hot chocolate and music at the Far View Terrace for its Holiday Open House and Luminaria event Dec. 12. The event will run from 5 to 9 p.m. and...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire danger increases in San Juan National Forest

The San Juan National Forest has experienced a dry fall, which has increased the potential for wildfire. So far, no fire restrictions have been issued, but officials are advising forest visitors to...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Onward! announces grant awards

Onward! A Legacy Foundation, a community foundation dedicated to the philanthropic health of Southwest Colorado, has awarded its enhancement grant cycle for this year. At Onward!’s Celebration...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos celebrates Ye Olde Fashioned Christmas

December is fast approaching, and a two-day holiday celebration is coming up in Mancos. Ye Olde Fashioned Christmas event will happen downtown on Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 14, with...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

USDA opens sign-up for Market Facilitation Program

Sign-up is ongoing through Dec. 6 for the Market Facilitation Program, a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to assist farmers who continue to suffer damages because of tariffs imposed on...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parade of Lights will honor veterans

Start preparing your floats: The Four Corners Board of Realtors will hold the 30th annual Parade of Lights beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 on Main Street in Cortez. The Parade Theme this year...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Day of the Dead celebrated at Mancos church

Rosa Sabido and the Mancos United Methodist Church will host a Day of the Dead celebration on Saturday, Nov. 2. Day of the Dead – or Día de los Muertos – is a Mexican holiday that honors deceased...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pinto Bean Classic set for the weekend

The 40th annual Pinto Bean Classic Golf Tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday at Conquistador Golf Course, 200 N. Dolores Road. A practice round will be held Friday for more than 200 golfers...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Marine from Mancos, Colorado, dies after combat in Iraq

The Marine Forces Special Operations Command on Sunday announced the death of Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, of Mancos. He died after being injured during combat Saturday in Iraq,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTOS: Fond fair memories

From livestock sales to line dancing, the 2019 Montezuma County Fair is now but fond memories. But all the fun returns next year.

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Manti-La Sal fires cooperating with firefighters

A confinement strategy using natural topography features, roads and trails is keeping the Peavine Canyon Fire burning slowly and offering ecological benefits in the Manti-La Sal National Forest....

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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