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The Wife and I have two cats and a dog. Our original cat and dog are so well matched they could be twins. They are almost the same size and both have mostly black hair with some white.

With the March time change behind us spring is officially here.

The Journal (Cortez) – Montezuma County Commissioners declared the County a gun sanctuary.


ALEXANDER, Kasim Hamans: Plea Haring - Careless Driving Resulting in Injury. Diversion - 12 Month.

On 3-10-19 at approximately 1:00pm the Dolores County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary of a residence on CR 38, commonly known as the Dunton Road.

Columns & Opinions

I have not talked to all of you lately. Cannot believe nearly a year has gone by. I want to publicly thank Mr.

The package of pepper seeds says, “Plant seeds inside 8 to 10 weeks before the normal latest frost.” I had been doing that. So my co-custodian at work asks, “Are your peppers ever big enough?”

The Journal (Cortez) – NuVue Pharma, a marijuana company from Pueblo is suing the City of Cortez for denying a license for a proposed marijuana store.

When I was growing up all we had was a wood stove. Mother bought two tons of lump coal each fall and that’s what we burned at night.


Charles Lee (Chuck) Thompson

Charles Lee (Chuck) Thompson was born September 8, 1935 to Forrest (Frosty) and Myra Conn Thompson in Cortez, Colorado.

Our dearly beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, etc. – Wilma Claudene Fabiano (nee Ivie) - graduated the ‘school of mortality’ on 12 February 2019.

Robert “Bob” Leonard Slavin, 82, of Aztec, stepped over into heaven on Thursday, January 31, 2019. He was born August 6, 1936, in Cimarron, NM, to George and Inez Slavin.

Wilma Claudene Fabiano (nee Ivie)

1941 - 2019

Photo Galleries

Semi Slid off Roadway in Dolores

The view from your front door can be deceiving today.

Highway 491 from the UT State Line to Cortez is reported to be slick.

February 20, 2019 Highway 491 Semi Extraction #1

February 20, 2019 Highway 491 Semi Extraction #1


Courtesy Photos,

Karen Black of Pleasant View

Photos were taken on Sunday, January 27, 2019, by Brian Myers.

The photo is at Narguinnep Reservoir after a day of ice fishing with his daughter.

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