Jacob Klopfenstein

Position: The Journal

Mesa Verde grant funds Montezuma school field trips

Officials at Mesa Verde National Park are hoping to involve more local schools in visits to the park. The park received an $8,000 “Ticket To Ride” grant from the National Park Foundation that...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos High School prepares for mock crash

Ahead of Mancos High School’s prom weekend, school officials have scheduled a mock crash designed to give teenagers some tools to avoid distracted driving situations. The demonstration will take...

DATE: March 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos board noncommittal on School to Farm Project

Mancos school board members on Monday told Montezuma School to Farm Project staffers that they might not be able to help fund the project in 2017. School to Farm runs three student gardens, one...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos School of the West starts second year

After its “amazing” first year in 2015, the Mancos School of the West is looking to expand its reach beyond the Mancos Valley, steering committee member Linda Rose said. Artists teach classes in...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos show features paintings of ‘Quiet Hours’

Durango painter Patrice DeLorenzo’s work focuses on places that might go unnoticed to others. Her show, “The Quiet Hours,” debuts this week at Olio in Mancos and runs through May 28. An artist...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma sheriff enforcing ‘Click It or Ticket’

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is reminding drivers and passengers to “Click It or Ticket” this week. A zero-tolerance policy for wearing seat belts will be enforced this week, according to...

DATE: March 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hospice enlists speakers for ‘Decisions Day’

Everyone needs advance directives, says Hospice of Montezuma marketing director Michelle Cameron. That term refers to a written statement of one’s health care treatment wishes, designed to have...

DATE: March 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

RE-1 survey seeks public’s input on old M-CHS

A survey on the Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District’s website asks respondents to consider options for the fate of the retired high school building on Seventh Street. The survey, posted Friday,...

DATE: March 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dove Creek murder trial moved to La Plata

A murder trial for a Dove Creek man who is accused of strangling and killing his girlfriend has been moved from Dolores County to La Plata, according to a March 25 court order by 22nd District...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County’s plan could bring fast Internet to Mancos

Montezuma County information technology director Jim McClain told Mancos trustees on Wednesday a county-wide broadband Internet project could supply Mancos residents with bandwidth of one gigabyte...

DATE: March 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposed pot grow operation divides Mancos citizens

A proposed marijuana growing operation at the former Metallics West building at 651 N. Main St. in Mancos drew conflicting comments from residents and trustees Wednesday at the Mancos Board of...

DATE: March 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez council balks at hospital’s metal building

Cortez City Council members on Tuesday decided that a planned metal building on the campus of Southwest Memorial Hospital needed to be more visually appealing. They approved a revised site...

DATE: March 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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