Jacob Klopfenstein

Position: The Journal

Lewis man cast in History Channel survival show

Lewis native Mike Lowe ventured into the Canadian wilderness with nothing but six cameras and 10 survival items to film the second season of the History Channel survival reality show “Alone.” The...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Middle School staging ‘Jungle Book’

Audience members for Cortez Middle School’s spring play “The Jungle Book” this weekend will be treated to a show that emphasizes the importance of loyalty and relationships. After nine weeks of...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Little Loves Boutique opens in Cortez

Little Loves Boutique is bringing a local option for Cortez shoppers seeking maternity clothes and other items for babies and small children. Kayla Maynard has opened the shop at 40 E. Main St.,...

DATE: April 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez parks users want softball, trail improvements

People in Cortez want to see a park on the south side of town, renovations to the south softball complex and expansions to city trails in the city’s parks master plan, according to Parks and...

DATE: April 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kemper kids plant White House garden with Michelle Obama

Five fourth-graders from Kemper Elementary helped first lady Michelle Obama plant her White House garden on Tuesday. Students Miles Frost, Gael Garcia, Christian Rebaza, Cecelia Thom and Trenity...

DATE: April 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez Quilt Co. starts yarn shop

As the Cortez Quilt Company nears its five-year anniversary over the summer, the company has added yarn to its inventory. “We’re very excited to offer it,” owner Karen Childress said. “The response...

DATE: April 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos Parks and Rec director moving on

After spending nine years keeping Mancos parks maintained, Parks and Recreation Director Leslie Hopkins is moving on. Hopkins’ last day on the job will be April 6, after which she is moving to...

DATE: April 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez officials want help with Internet plan

Stakeholders in the region’s potential broadband connectivity project are invited to give feedback at a planning meeting April 13 in Cortez. The meeting, put on by the Southwest Colorado Council of...

DATE: April 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kemper students to plant garden with Michelle Obama

Five fourth-graders from Kemper Elementary plan to be in Washington, D.C., this morning to help plant the White House Kitchen Garden with first lady Michelle Obama. Students Miles Frost, Gael...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez parks department wants public input

Cortez Parks and Recreation staffers are seeking public input as they update the city’s parks master plan. The plan hasn’t been revised since 2007, said Parks and Recreation director Dean...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Melt golf tournament raises $700

The Seventh Annual Mancos Melt Putt-Putt Golf Tournament on March 12 raised $700 for The Painted Turtle Studio’s children’s scholarship program. The money will go toward funding and purchasing...

DATE: April 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton urges need to get America back on track

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton said Wednesday that he wants to see Congress get back into the rule-making business. The Republican from Colorado District 3 spoke to 30 spectators at a 6 p.m. town hall...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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