Journal and Herald Staff

Four Corners drought goes beyond extreme; no relief in sight

The Four Corners drought has reached a more critical level, and as the wildfire threat heightens, forecasters say there is little hope for relief this summer. The drought is rooted in a dry spell...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: No one injured in 55 mph crash; drivers identified

U.S. Highway 160 was closed in both directions for at least 45 minutes Wednesday morning for a crash near Mancos. The Colorado Department of Transportation issued an alert at 8:11 a.m. The highway...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez motorcyclist airlifted to Denver after Road G crash

A 71-year-old Cortez man was airlifted to a Denver hospital on Sunday after riding his motorcycle off a sharp curve and crashing into a ditch. According to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Blayne...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain passes reopen after slides; more snow coming

The Colorado Department of Transportation has reopened four mountain passes in Southwest Colorado after conducting snow slide and plowing operations on Colorado Highway 145 and U.S. Highway...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers get gloomy budget forecast

The Unemployment rate in Montezuma County in January even as state lawmakers said the state is at risk of slipping into another recession. Department of Labor and Employment household surveys...

DATE: March 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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