Jacob Klopfenstein

Position: The Journal

Mancos grange expansion will feature commercial kitchen

A $60,000 expansion at Mount Lookout Grange in Mancos will go toward a full commercial kitchen and storage space for the Mancos Food Share. Crews broke ground last week on the 420-foot expansion,...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwestern sculptor Wolff joins Artisans of Mancos

Sculptor Steve Wolff brings his work to the Artisans of Mancos gallery this month. A reception welcoming him to the gallery will take place Feb. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at Artisans of Mancos, 101 Grand...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dallas Brass to perform in Cortez

Texas-based music group Dallas Brass will perform in Cortez next week, and conduct master classes for music students at Cortez Middle School and Montezuma-Cortez High School. “We’re really excited...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos parks manager commits to organic methods

Mancos Parks Manager Terry Jennings presented a 2017 parks plan this week that he hopes will take care of weeds at the parks for good, he said at Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting.Jennings said...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado academic standards will be updated in 2018

A year before a revision process for the state’s academic standards, the Colorado Department of Education released a survey this month that revealed about half of respondents had a positive view of...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Spring Hoedown lines up bands for April event

The Montezuma School to Farm Project announced Tuesday the fifth annual Mancos Hoedown will be April 29 at 5 p.m. at the Mancos Opera House, according to the group’s Facebook page. The annual event...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Simmons is Mancos Citizen of the Year

Dr. Linda Simmons has been named Mancos Citizen of the Year for 2017. A longtime local and former Fort Lewis College professor, Simmons is involved with various community groups in Mancos. She said...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local officials practice emergency response at Jackson Lake

Emergency response personnel from across the area gathered Jan. 18 for a preparedness exercise for the dam at Jackson Gulch Reservoir. Local representatives were present from the Mancos Water...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez GOP members feel positive about Trump

Montezuma County Republicans were feeling optimistic Friday night on Day 1 of Donald J. Trump’s presidency. “I like what President Trump said,” Montezuma County GOP Treasurer Bob Toles said,...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cuckie opens Edward Jones brokerage in Cortez

Financial adviser Andrew Cuckie has opened Edward Jones in Cortez, providing the city with “holistic” planning services, he said Friday. “We work as a team to help our clients meet their goals,” he...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Stanley opens new Cortez realty company

After nine years of working with ReMax Mesa Verde Realty, Bill Stanley opened his own real estate business this month. Stanley has opened United Country Blue Sky Homes and Land at 1850 E. Main St....

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez, state sort through details of aid-in-dying law

Though Southwest Health System officials announced earlier this month the hospital will opt out of Colorado’s aid-in-dying law, CEO Kent Rogers said Friday they will continue to amend their policy....

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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