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City looks at new pot rules Issue concerns marijuana caregivers By Reid WRight Journal Staff Writer The Cortez City Council is taking a first stab at regulating medical marijuana caregivers on a municipal level. Although caregivers may not be banned due to protections under the Colorado constitution, the city is attempting to direct where and how they operate within the city limits. “Caregivers are constitutionally protected,” Mike Green, city attorney told the council May 8. “We are regulating them to the extent necessary for what I call health and safety.” This may prove difficult to enforce as caregivers register with the Colorado Department of Public Health, which is not required to report caregiver identities or locations to local authorities. A proposed orMike Green d i n a n c e city attorney came before the council Tuesday, and is based on re c o m m e n dations provided by the medical marijuana ad hoc committee and city planning and zoning. Under the current proposal, a medical marijuana caregiver

“We are regulating them to the extent necessary for what I call health and safety.”

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Treasure of Cortez

Businesses give treasure hunters chance to dig for Cortez Cash and other prizes By Russell Smyth

Budget battle begins

Re-1 considers ways to make up $1.2 million By Michael Maresh Journal Staff Writer

Journal Staff Writer Land ho, ye scurvy mates. The Treasure of Cortez will “wash ashore” next month, but buccaneers will have to weave a trail of clues if they want to unlock the secret to glittering booty. Local businesses have banded together to reward shoppers with the Treasure of Cortez Treasure Hunt, said Tiffani Waters, the hunt’s organizer. “It is an event that is put on by a whole bunch of local businesses, almost 40, to basically get people out and about and excited about summer,” said Waters, the owner of Love on a Hanger in Cortez. “The main reason the idea came about is we were trying to get people in the doors of our businesses.” A lucky treasure hunter will scoop up the grand prize — $1,000 in Cortez Cash that can be used like regular cash at local businesses, Waters said. About $1,500 in additional prizes will be rewarded to other winners. Examples of additional prizes include gift cards and coupons. More than 170 Cortez businesses take Cortez cash just like U.S. currency, said Gayel Alexander, executive director of the Cortez Retail Enhancement Association. The retail association provides Cortez Cash to help promote local shopping. Alexander, a Cortez native, said she can’t recall any previous treasure hunt used to promote local shopping in Cortez. “From CREA’s perspective, when she (Waters) brought it to us to advertise (and sponsor), it was a brand new thing that we hadn’t heard anything about,” Alexander said about the idea for a Treasure of Cortez Treasure Hunt. The month-long treasure hunt will kick off Wednesday when notices in regional pa-

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Tiffani Waters displays the Cortez Treasure Hunt poster for the contest that begins May 16. pers provide loes and pick up clues. cations where “The clues — they people can could be riddles, pick up “clues” rhymes …,” Waters to find the grand said. “Some of them prize, Waters said. will be very obvious, “If you want to particand some of them will be ipate, the way it works much more difficult. The is — starting May 16 clues won’t lead from — clues will be reone place or anleased at six difother. You don’t ferent locations have to pick up a around town,” clue here to learn Waters said. where to pick up a clue The six locations are all local next week.” business, Waters said. Treasure hunters can go to the business- See treasure on Page 8A

See rules on Page 9A

The Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 is trying to find a way to trim $1.2 million off its 2012-13 budget due to some budget decisions in past years that could be reversed in the upcoming year. The biggest increases from last year are resuming salary increases for teachers. The two unpaid furlough days teachers were forced to take during the 2011-12 school year will likely be eliminated, and the salary increases would be about $362,000. A 7 percent health insurance increase in the district premiums would cost the Re-1 $144,000 and additional benefits would cost another $69,500. Interim Superintendent Mary Rubadeau said the hope is to get Rubadeau teachers back on their step salary schedule, but added that decision will ultimately be made by the school board. She said if this item is included in the budget, all teachers would likely receive a raise for the first time in four years and added the raises right now are built into the budget. As a cost-cutting measure, some teachers leaving the district may not be replaced. Veteran teachers who leave will likely be replaced by a teachers with less experience that make less money, Rubadeau said. In addition, the Colorado Department of Education only increased its per pupil finding for the 2012-13 school year by a little more than $1, and the district is still facing a shortfall when compared with last year due to declining enrollment. According to Re-1 figures fulltime equivalency numbers will decrease by 38 students resulting in a loss of a little more than $216.000. For every student who attends school in the district, Re-1 receives

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Bikers endure 12 Hours of Mesa Verde race Local favorite Shawn Gregory wins male solo singlespeed

INSIDE ■■ See 12 Hours of Mesa Verde photos — Page 7A.

By Bobby Abplanalp Journal Sports Editor

Shawn Gregory rounds a turn Saturday in the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde race. The Dolores resident won the male solo singlespeed class.

Journal/Sam Green

Phil’s World is often referred to as a “hidden gem” outside Cortez. The singletrack mountain bike trail weaves through desert and wilderness northwest of Mesa Verde National Park. Sand, gravel and stone embody the trail. But hundreds of people know of the hidden gem. That’s why mountain bike racers from across the country returned to the annual 12 Hours of Mesa Verde race Saturday. Nearly 800 competitive mountain bikers set up camp at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds to race the roughly 16-mile trail. “This year, we sold it out in 36 hours,” said 12 Hours of Mesa Verde Director Dani Gregory. “We opened

up more spaces than we had last year. But we cap it because we don’t want it to get too crowded on the course. Each year, we let it grow a little bit to see what it can tolerate.” In what was described as a dry, tricky and rocky trail, local favorite Shawn Gregory headed the male solo singlespeed class. At age 41, Gregory won in 11 hours, 48 minutes, 42 seconds. It is the second time the Dolores resident has won the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde (2010). “It was cool to basically defend the home turf,” said Shawn Gregory, who traversed 131 miles over eight laps. “It’s cool because it’s not just a local

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Local & State

Cortez Journal Tuesday May 15, 2012

Special session over civil unions begins in Colo. By IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press

DENVER — Gay-rights activists gathered Monday at the Colorado Capitol for a special legislative session to consider civil unions said they were fired up to lobby for a measure that died on a Republican maneuver last week — but skeptical the matter would fare better in the special session. Hundreds of activists wearing red and waving signs greeted lawmakers 1:30 p.m., leaving from returning to Denver for the the Cortez Cultural Cen- special session, which was ter at 25 N. Market St. called by Democratic Gov. Call 565-1151 to reserve John Hickenlooper last a spot. Each tour will be week to reconsider what he limited to 12 participants. called “a fundamental quesBrochures for a self- tion of fairness and civil guiding walking tour of rights.” Main St. and Ash and First House Democratic LeadStreets will also be avail- er Mark Ferrandino, who able. Discounts for food will sponsor the civil unions and merchandise will be measure, told the crowd available for tour partici- of activists there is enough pants at certain business- support for civil unions to es in Cortez. pass in the GOP-controlled ■ ■ Also on Saturday, May House. But he predicted 19, the Cortez Cultural that House Speaker Frank Center will host a panel McNulty would again use discussion titled “Build- his legislative powers to ing the Crossroads.” This keep the measure from a full panel will be moderated floor debate, dooming the by Dale Davidson, and measure. will begin at the Cultural “We still face an uphill Center at 3:30 p.m.. battle,” Ferrandino said. This week of celebrating Activists gathered at the Cortez and Montezuma rally shared the skepticism, County’s history is spon- predicting a hasty demise sored by the Montezuma for the civil unions measure. County Historical Society, They seemed confident that the Cortez Cultural Cen- they would simply build ter, and the Cortez His- public momentum for a civil toric Preservation Board.    unions    push later. For more information, “I’m concerned that it’s please contact Linda Towle at 565-3987.

Events scheduled for Historic Preservation Week in Cortez Cortez Mayor Dan Porter has declared May 15 as Cortez Historic Preservation Week, in conjunction with National Historic Preservation Month and Colorado Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month. Several activities are scheduled in celebration to a week long event. ■ ■ On Tuesday, May 15, Jill Seyfarth of Durango will present a talk entitled “Montezuma Memories:  Results from the 2011 Historic Building Survey of Montezuma Avenue.”  Her presentation will be a 7 p.m. at Hampton Hall at the Methodist Church on Park St. in Cortez. ■ ■ On Saturday, May 19, free walking tours of historic Montezuma Ave. will be offered. Join a tour to find out which are the oldest houses on the Avenue, which was part of the Cortez “Original Townsite,” and more. The free tours will be offered every half hour beginning at 10 a.m. to

briefs Four Corners Riding Club armed forces benefit The Four Corners Riding Club will be hosting the 9th annual Armed Forces Benefit on Saturday, May 19. The event will be held at the shelters and in the parking area of Parque de Vida in Cortez. A poker run will start at Blondie’s Pub & Grub at 11 a.m. with last card out at noon. The run ends at Parque de Vida, last card in by 1:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per hand. A new, packaged toy donation for the toy run will get an extra hand. Poker run stops are: Blondies, Angel’s End Zone, T-Box Liquors, The Hollywood Bar, The Columbine Bar, and the Benefit. The club will be selling Frito Pies, chili dogs, hot dogs, and chili beginning at noon, served by the local chapter of The Blue Star Moms. Beer, mixed drinks, soda pop and iced tea will be available and served by Blondie’s. Music and a live auction

owill begin at 1 p.m., as well as the biker rodeo, and door prizes will be awarded throughout the afternoon. The biker rodeo will include a slow race, plank race, weenie bite, water balloon toss, and ball and cone contest. The winner of the poker run will be announced at 3 p.m. and the winner must be present to win. Proceeds from the Benefit will go to help The Blue Star Moms and the local Van for Vets organization. The Blue Star Moms use the funds to send care packages to troops currently serving in the military overseas. The Van for Vets organization provides free transportation to area Veterans who need to go to the VA Clinic in Farmington, Durango, or to the VA Hospital in Albuquerque. The local Chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association will hold a bike blessing during the benefit.

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“Transparency, accountability and the virtues of good government are compromised when the legislative clock is used to avoid consideration of important legislation.” Gov. John Hickenlooper

going to be killed today, but every time we’re a step closer,” said Dolly DeGregori of Denver, who brought a handwritten sign adorned with hearts and the message: “I want to attend more weddings.” Conservatives sought to portray the special session as a waste of taxpayer money. As they have before, Republicans describe the measure as a proposal for gay marriage, rather than civil unions. Civil unions would grant gay couples rights similar to married couples, including letting partners make medical decisions for each other. The protections also would enhance parental and inheritance rights. A radio ad by the rightleaning Compass Colorado asked listeners: “Coloradans continue to suffer from high unemployment

and a struggling economy. So why did Democrat Governor Hickenlooper, and his Democrat allies at the statehouse, call a special session of the state legislature to talk about same-sex marriage?” The regular session ended less than a week ago, after a late-night implosion on the civil unions measure. Republicans hold a 33-32 voting advantage but there was enough support for civil unions to pass. Democrats tried to force Republicans who control the calendar to bring the bill up for debate, when it became clear Republicans were filibustering by unnecessarily talking at length over other bills. Republicans then halted work for hours, killing the bill and several others that needed a vote before a key deadline. “Transparency, accountability and the virtues of

good government are compromised when the legislative clock is used to avoid consideration of important legislation,” Hickenlooper said in a letter to lawmakers. Other bills in the special session include setting a blood-level standard for what’s considered too impaired to drive under the influence of marijuana. Another bill involves $70 million worth of water projects, some of which are aimed at easing drought concerns. Legislators will also take up an unemployment insurance plan and a referred measure asking voters to repeal three laws deemed unconstitutional, including a 1992 voter-approved measure forbidding cities from passing anti-discrimination laws to protect gay people. It’s unclear how long lawmakers will be in special session. Fifteen days are already budgeted for this year, and it costs $23,500 per day for lawmakers to be in a special session. More than a dozen states allow either gay marriage or civil unions, including several that passed such laws this year. The debate in Colorado is playing out at a time when President Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to publicly endorse gay marriage, but North Carolina voters approved a constitutional amendment that bars civil unions and defines marriage as solely between a man and a woman.

Man arrested after high-speed chase Journal Staff Report A local man was arrested after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase from Cortez toward Towaoc Sunday. Kenneth Bancroft, 18, is accused of nearly colliding with a vehicle while driving a sport utility vehicle under the influence of alcohol at speeds estimated at 90 mph. According to police reports, a Montezuma Coun-

ty Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a silver Suburban fail to stop at the intersection of Elm and Main Streets in the early hours of May 13. According to the reporting deputy, the vehicle then surged to more than 80 mph on Main Street, with the deputy in pursuit with lights and sirens on. The chase then turned onto Broadway. The suspect vehicle was weaving and passed approximately seven vehicles

— nearly sideswiping one, the deputy reported. Other deputies deployed two sets of spike strips along the highway, with the suspect vehicle running over both sets. After a tire disintegrated, the Suburban crossed over into the oncoming lane and came to a stop. Two occupants reportedly fled the vehicle on foot, and the driver, identified as Bancroft, was apprehended. According to the report,

he admitted to drinking and he said he was trying to get back to Towaoc because he was tired and wanted to sleep. The deputy reported that the Suburban smelled of an intoxicating beverage and there was multiple containers of beer inside. Bancroft was arrested under suspicion of substantial risk vehicular eluding, DUI, and criminal mischief. The passenger was not immediately located.

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A fact box listing events for Cortez Historic PreserMostly sunny Clear vation Week in Saturday’s 83° 44° paper correctly stated conSunrise Moonrise sultant Jill Seyfarth will give 6:05 a.m. 3:03 a.m. a presentation at the MethSunset Moonset odist Church tonight. The 8:16 p.m. 3:44 p.m. article accompanying the fact box also should have LOCAL ALMANAC stated the event would be at the Methodist Church, not Cortez through Sunday at the Cortez Cultural Cen- Temperature High for the past week .......................... 81° ter. Low for the past week ........................... 29°

An article in Thursday’s Journal should have stated the jury found Zachary Sullivan, 31, guilty of one count of second-degree attempt to commit murder. Sullivan was originally charged with two counts.

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www.cortezjournal.com Record Temperatures

Record high this date ................. 85° (1934) Record low this date .................. 20° (1930) Record high for this month ......... 97° (2002) Record low for this month .......... 17° (1967)

Normal high for the past week .............. 69° Normal low for the past week ............... 38° Normal average temperature .............. 53.7°

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Feathered festival

Journal/Sam Green

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Laney McCarn prepares to touch the beak of a stuffed crow Friday during the Kids’ Birding Out- Children react to seeing a golden eagle Friday at the Kids’ Birding Outing during the Ute ing at the Ute Mountain/ Mesa Verde Birding Festival. Mountain/ Mesa Verde Birding Festival.

deaths Betty Arlene Bettencourt Pinder Memorial services for longtime area resident Betty Arlene Bettencourt Pinder will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Arriola Bible Church with Pastor Kent Slyter officiating. Betty was born Sept. 3, 1939, in Acushnet, Mass., the daughter of Albert and Mary Arlene (Bailey) Bettencourt. She passed away at Vista Grande Nursing Home in Cortez on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the age of 72. Betty spent her childhood in Rochester, Mass.,

and attended school at Waterman School in New Bedford, Mass. She went on to attend Kinyon’s Secretarial School. Betty met and married Robert McCabe Pinder while he was in the Navy. The couple wed in San Diego, Calif. After Robert’s discharge, the couple moved to Moab, Utah, and later relocated to Cortez. Betty was a member of Arriola Bible Church; she loved gardening and Boston terriers. The best breakfast Betty could imagine consisted of powdered donuts.

Surviving Betty are her nieces and nephews, Robert and Marcia Casey of Dolores, Amy Peabody of Dove Creek, Tyrone Peabody of Maryland, Leuwanna and Dee Sessions of Fruita, Colo., David Casey and Patrick Casey both of Grand Junction, Colo., Lisa Marie Pinder of Texas, and Mary Casey of Palisade, Colo.; inlaws, Josephine Pinder of Lewis, Nedetta and Richard Buchheit of Dove Creek, Janet Ann Pinder of Arriola, Ben and Debbie Pinder of Reisterstown, Md., Richard and Rona Pinder of Vernal,

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Utah, and Ellen Pinder of Berkley Spring, W.V.; longtime friends, Carol and George Smith; and numerous nephews and nieces, cousins, aunts, uncles and in-laws. Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Betty Pinder to Arriola Bible Church or the Cahone Cemetery Board. Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.

Ira Rachel Dean Graveside inurnment services for Cortez resident Ira Rachel Dean will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at Greenlawn Cemetery in Farmington, N.M. Ira was born on October 12, 1928 in Farmington, N.M. the daughter of Ira and Rachel (Locke) Hatch.She passed away on Friday, May 4, 2012 at San Juan Regional Medical Center at the age of 83. Ira married Stephen Gary Dean on December 4, 1953 in Aztec, N.M. They enjoyed 52 years of marriage before his death in 2006. She worked as an insurance agent for 23 years. Ira loved country music, animals,

In Loving Memory Peggy Jean Gill January 25, 1940 - May 16, 2011 We thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, and days before that too. We think of you in silence, We often speak your name. Now all we have is memories, and your picture in a frame. Your memory is our keepsake, with which we’ll never part. God has you in his keeping, we have you in our heart! Gone but never forgotten! Forever Loving you, Curtis Gill, Andre’, Michelle, Kyler, Alexander and Lancaster Earthly

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and family get togethers. She also enjoyed the outdoors, picnics, hiking, cooking out and flower gar-

dening. Surviving Ira are her children, Sherma Hargrove and husband, J.B. of Cortez, Linda Ketterer and husband, Kevin of Dolores, and Deanna Marion of Aztec; her nine

grandchildren, Jennifer Hargrove and Trent Sheely, Jillian Hargrove and Joshua Bishop, Kiffany Resendiz and husband, Victor, Kandle Tate and Jarred Noftsgar, Kamron Tate, Keaton Tate, Sarah Trujillo and husband, Ross, Linda Sena of Aztec, and Dustin Marion of Aztec; her four great-grandchildren, Timothy Trujillo, Shevy Sena, Randilynn Sena, and Avah Resendiz; and her uncle, Stuart Hatch and wife, Elsie of Fruitland, N.M. Ira was preceded in death by her husband, Steve

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Dean; her parents, Ira and Rachel Hatch; and her siblings, Sherman Hatch and Betty Halls. Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.

Mona May Graves of Montrose, passed away May 10, 2012 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose. She was 76. Mona was born Feb. 2, 1936 to Gilbert Peter and Opal May (Mourer) Hansen at Lewis, Colo. She spent her childhood in Southern Colorado and Monticello, Utah. Mona married John Albert Graves on July 10, 1954 in Payette, Idaho. John and Mona had also resided in Emmett, Idaho., Sonoma, Calif., Alameda, Calif.., Bremerton, Wash., San Diego., New London, Conn., Sasebo, Japan., and Dolores, Colo., before moving to Montrose where they made their home until Mona’s time of death. Mona and John were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mona enjoyed her church and scripture reading. Her children and grandchildren were very, very special to her. Mona loved her home and enjoyed getting together with family. Surviving family members include her husband, John Albert Graves of the fam-

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Opinion

Cortez Journal Tuesday May 15, 2012

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The combined Montezuma Journal (Established 1888), the Cortez Herald (Established 1908), and the Cortez Sentinel (Established 1929). Suzy Meyer, Publisher

Russ Smyth, Managing Editor

editorial

Post offices

Reduced hours are not the worst possible option

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nder a plan to pare postal costs without drastically reducing service to rural residents, several area post offices — Mesa Verde, Yellow Jacket, Ophir and Egnar — would remain open with reduced hours. It’s not a perfect solution, but it’s probably the best way to balance a long list of competing interests. The U.S. Postal Service deficit has provided a fascinating political exercise, because many of the proposed cuts, both current and past, have targeted rural areas where, ordinarily and abstractly, budget-cutting measures are viewed positively. “Live within your means” is a rural motto. Unfortunately, the lost or reduction of postal services affects rural residents’ ability to earn a living. Ideally, the agency would provide all the services everyone wants, at a price everyone can afford, without operating at a loss. Realistically, all three of those provisions are impossible. To begin with, many postal patrons want services they rarely utilize. They’ve also learned to do without many of those services. A local post office, preferably within walking distance, staffed during the hours when an employed person can visit it, has never been a reality for rural residents or commuters. Anyone who works 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. had better be able to pop into the post office during the lunch hour if they expect to be able to buy stamps, mail a package or sign for one. Affordability is a complex issue, especially in the sparsely populated The issue: rural West. Tiny post offices are less Postal losses. cost-effective than large ones, as is mail delivery to far-flung places. Aggregating mail-processing cenOur opinion: ters to serve larger populations renders them farther apart and farPlan could be ther from some customers. (A new proposal for processing centers is worse. due out later this week. Altogether, those factors cause serving a postal patron in, say, Naturita, to be far more expensive than serving one in New York, N.Y. Many other delivery mechanisms exist for both information and physical goods. Some of them are cheaper than the U.S. mail, some are faster, and some may be both; all have drawn customers away from an agency whose business model depends on volume. A private company could change, make cuts or get out of the mail business altogether; the USPS is not nearly so nimble. Pressured by citizens, postal workers’ unions and Congress, the Postal Service has backed off on plans to close small post offices, but those facilities still do not pay their own way. Their costs contribute to higher rates for all postal customers, and to the agency’s large loss (projected at more than $12 billion this year). Those numbers push the USPS ever closer to an eventual default on payments to the U.S. Treasury — and that, in turn, pushes Congress closer to a very difficult decision. With all that in mind, shortening hours — although it represents a reduction in service and a hard hit for employees — may be the best option available for small rural post offices. Far more drastic measures will be required to balance the USPS budget. An entirely new strategy is essential, and that strategy, whatever it might be, is sure to upset rural residents and nearly everyone else accustomed to having mail delivered at least nearby six days a week. This first step shows that postal officials did listen to the concerns of rural residents, and try to address them, rather than sitting in Washington offices applying a formula that prescribes a post office for every 10,000, or however many, residents. Miles must be considered in the calculation. Submit comments. Attend the meetings. Be realistic, though, about the odds of getting a better deal.

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Stay tuned for the rest of the legislative story The actions taken on the night before the last day of the second session of the 68th General Assembly on the floor of the Colorado House of Representatives were quite different to say the least. No one, including all of the staff and all of the lobbyists with years of institutional knowledge, had ever seen anything like it. As usual, in the waning days of the session, we were working through a big pile of bills, most that could have easily been calendared earlier in the session. Any bill must get through second reading debate and approval on the day before the last day because second and third readings cannot take place on the same day. There were several bills that had come over from the Senate that were scheduled for second readings. Many of these bills had been heard and approved earlier that day by appropriate committees. These bills did not have time to be calendared and were put on a list of “special orders.” One such bill was the bill authorizing civil unions in Colorado, SB 02. As is customary, the majority leader started the second readings calendar by moving to proceed with “General Orders” and a vote was taken which failed because the Democrats and two Republicans wanted to bypass “general orders” and go directly to “special

Capitol Report Rep. J. Paul Brown orders” to debate the civil unions bill. To me, it is only fair to start with the bills first in line. The same motion was made and failed about four times in a row. We had plenty of time to get through general orders and debate the special orders, and this procedural prank wasted valuable time. Frustrated, Speaker Frank McNulty, recessed the House and met with the minority leader privately. The House was then called back to order and the motion for general orders was passed unanimously. With Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg in the chair of the Committee of the Whole, we made decent time on second readings and were within three bills of hearing my bill, SB 116, which outlaws the addictive designer drug “bath salts,” when one of the Democrats made an unprecedented procedural move and made a motion to “rise and

report.” This motion means that all debate on second readings is halted and House votes on what has been done as the Committee of the Whole. I have only seen this motion made by the majority leader or the assistant majority leader. It was another attempt by the Democrats to move into “special orders.” Chairman Sonnenberg immediately recessed the Committee of the Whole and nothing happened as time ran out and bills not heard on second readings died. So went civil unions and outlawing bath salts as well as the water projects bill that is so important to Southwest Colorado. The last day was spent amending Senate bills to incorporate and pass bills that were lost the night before. The bath salt ban was put into another bill, and bath salts will thankfully be illegal in Colorado. The governor called a special session and civil unions and the water projects bill will be heard then. Stay tuned for the rest of the story. J. Paul Brown represents House District 59 in Colorado’s General Assembly. The district encompasses San Juan, Archuleta and La Plata counties and parts of Montezuma County. Contact Rep. Brown at (303) 866-2914 or by e-mail at jpaul.brown.house@state. co.us.

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Legislature accomplished good things It’s a challenging assignment to sum up the past week’s events, or non-events, as the case may be. I’d anticipated being finished midweek and headed home for the interim, but instead the legislature’s been summoned back by the governor to a special session. The special session is to consider seven topics related to a number of bills that died on the House calendar as the clock ran out on our constitutional requirement that a session last no more than 120 days. I was concerned earlier about the backlog of bills to be heard before the end of the session and I suggested in an earlier column that we work late into the nights, if need be. We did work late some nights, but obviously, not enough. Returning to the topic of the regular session, though, I had guessed that politics would rule

the day. That happened, yet we also did a lot of good work. The budget bill and the school finance bill, the only two state constitutional “must do’s” each session, were passed with broad bipartisan support. Because of a mildly improved economy, cautious optimism in the budget process and the politically divided legislature, we were prudent in crafting the next budget. I’m very pleased with the session in terms of what I’d set out to work on this year. My persistent harping in committee, on the Senate floor and through introduced and debated resolutions, that we develop the necessary fiscal discipline to stop backfilling the budget by taking severance tax funds from local governments and water projects was mostly heeded this year. It helped to be able to describe to legislators from areas unfamil-

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Legislature Sen. Ellen Roberts iar with energy and water development just what happens on the ground in a district like mine when those monies are transferred away from their intended purpose. Another goal I had to work on was reducing the costs of healthcare in Colorado and several bills I carried, aimed at doing that, were passed. One addresses getting a better handle on Medicaid fraud in our system, another expands the use of assisted living facilities

over nursing homes when appropriate, and the third encourages innovation in new payment methods that reward health value over volume. All of these new healthcare efforts will need monitoring and follow up, but we’ve got a chance to bend the notorious cost curve in healthcare spending with healthier patients. I aim to continue seriously pursuing these goals. Last, but not least, is the passage of the bill eliminating the towing operator bond and improving the existing regulatory process in that industry. If you’ve been following that saga, it’s proof that constituent contact does indeed make a difference and I’ve got some great people in my district to prove that. We went through our share of trials and tribulations to get to this point, but with dedicated efforts from tow operators, certain fellow

legislators and the governor’s administration, we ended up with a much better situation than what was in place at the end of last session. I’ve enjoyed working with my Republican caucus; we exchange ideas, learn from each other and find that we share more common ground than not. Getting to know my Democratic colleagues in the Senate better was another positive. Now, on to the special session and home! Ellen Roberts represents Senate District 6 in Colorado’s General Assembly. The district encompasses Montezuma, Dolores, La Plata, Archuleta, Montrose, San Miguel, San Juan and Ouray counties. Contact Sen. Roberts by phone at (303) 866-4884, or e-mail ellen.roberts. senate@state.co.us.


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Wide, bitter rifts show no signs of ebbing A couple of years ago we lightly suggested that, if we can’t live together, the Red and Blue states should just form separate nations and be done with it. We facetiously suggested how the new map of North America might be drawn to accommodate those on either side of the philosophical divide, and we got quite a reaction. Today, we’re wondering if mutual secession might actually be the best long-term option to keep the peace and allow most

Americans to become at least content with their government. You have to wonder with the immediate nastiness of reactions to any number of Red-Blue issues whether any form of compromise will ever again be possible. Make no mistake: These rifts are wide and bitter and show no signs of ebbing. One side is pushing a laissez-faire economy, the other a strong social safety net and business regulation; one side talks of “tra-

Others Say the bennington banner bennington, vt ditional values,” the other individual rights for all, tolerance and modernity. One side has a traditional religious outlook, the other a mostly secular, scientific view. Face it, these two views of human existence have never coexisted peacefully,

and it is a good sign for our democracy that we are still looking to the ballot box to settle these volatile issues. In a sense, though, we’ve already seceded from each other. States like Vermont, New York, Hawaii, Oregon, most of New England, California and the upper Mid-

west exist in a different political universe than the one found in the South, the middle Midwest and the mountain states. The number of true toss-up states is right around a half-dozen out of 50. Which brings us to the idea that perhaps there is one issue the entire nation might come together over and support enthusiastically — state’s rights. Who would have thought? Of course, we’d have to find a way to increase those rights while still treating

smaller states fairly — perhaps allowing them to work more with populous, like-minded states. As for governmental approaches that might lead to discrimination against one group or another: Well, people would be free to move, from Red to Blue and vice-versa. Today, moving doesn’t always make much of a difference. Or we could all decide to start acting as if we are Americans, in every state, as we have when it counted in the past.

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Furse is a politician, not a prosecutor Editor: It’s not surprising that a career defense attorney, like Rae Dreves, would write a letter in support of candidate Will Furse for district attorney. From a defense perspective, what better person to have as your adversary than a former defense attorney who has never been a prosecutor one day in his life. Attorney Dreves suggests we “restore the integrity of the District Attorney’s Office.” Where is the integrity in a candidate who has had a felony

drug arrest, was convicted of a misdemeanor, and sentenced to 18 days of jail? Where is the integrity in Mr. Furse becoming a Republican less than a year ago, and who filed a frivolous lawsuit against the Republican District Attorney candidate in Durango that forced the candidate to attend a court hearing in Denver, rather than campaigning, and then went on vacation when the court hearing occurred? Where is the integrity in Mr. Furse, who recently said in open court during a sentencing of his

client, who was convicted of selling methamphetamine, that he didn’t believe it was fair to give a felony conviction to someone who was selling a small amount of methamphetamine? Does that sound like someone who will protect your community from drug dealers? Mr. Furse isn’t a prosecutor, he is a politician. It is in the best interests of defense attorneys to have a weak district attorney like candidate Furse, so they can take advantage of his complete lack of any experience as a prosecuting attorney

and manipulate him into accepting favorable plea agreements for defense attorney’s clients. But, it is in the best interest of our community to have a weak district attorney? I do not think so. Just for the record, in a year and a half, District Attorney Wasley has successfully prosecuted and secured convictions for eight major felonies. Pat Grant Carolyn Lucas Mancos Via CortezJournal.com

DeGagne-Rule has experience, dedication Editor: The county clerk will soon be mailing out the ballots to registered voters in Montezuma County for the Republican primary. I can not stress how important it is that you exercise your right to vote. However, before you cast your vote I urge you to study the district two commissioner candidate’s qualifications closely. What is their position on important issues; how diverse is their business experience; what have they personally invested in supporting Montezuma County by serving on various boards and helping the

local Republican Party of Montezuma County with both their time and donations? After studying all these factors, vote for the candidate you feel best suited for the office they seek. I ask that you closely look at Pat DeGagne-Rule’s record in the above categories. I believe you will find that she far exceeds her two opponents in all these areas and that you will be impressed with the background and experience she brings to the Board of County Commissioners. Her diversity of business experience is particularly important, as being a com-

missioner is no different that being the CEO of a large, diversified business. She has been a partner in starting two successful business, held important positions in large companies and has a degree in business administration. Lastly, I ask that you consider the fact a woman has not served as county commissioner since Helen McClellan served from 1992 to 1996. After 20 years of not electing a female commissioner, isn’t this a great opportunity to show that Montezuma County can, again, elect a highly qualified female as county commissioner? Not only is Ms.

DeGagne-Rule highly qualified for this position, but based on the facts, I believe she is the best qualified candidate. She is always accessible and will be available to answer any questions you may have before the election and will also be available to hear any countyrelated concerns you may have after she is your county commissioner. Please say “yes” to hard work and dedication! Vote for Pat DeGagne-Rule, Commissioner, District Two. Lavena Snyder Cortez Via e-mail

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Bulldogs fall short at 1A state Journal Staff REport A baseball team full of underclassmen and inexperience, Dove Creek still found itself in the 1A state tournament. However, with inexperience comes inconsistency. Six Dove Creek errors led to four runs for Elbert on Saturday at Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver. The Bulldogs of Dove Creek trailed the whole way and threatened with the bases loaded in the seventh, but only scored once. It wasn’t nearly enough in a 7-2 loss to Elbert. “We had a couple bad innings that hurt us defensively. That second inning, they got two runs when they shouldn’t have got any, because of our errors,” said 47th year Dove Creek coach, Ken Soper. “They only had three earned runs out of the seven. Our defense failed us a little bit. The game was actually closer than that.” Elbert (9-5) pitcher Quinn Franek won on the mound for his Bulldogs. He frustrated most of the Dove Creek (6-12) lineup. “Their pitcher was a little bit faster than what we were facing here. We were behind him most of the time,” Soper said. Freshman catcher Alex Ogas had an answer at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a RBI for Dove Creek. “He played his best game offensively and defensively,” said Soper about Ogas. Klancey Krafka, a junior,

batted 2-for-3 with a double. Senior second baseman Zoey Young recorded a RBIwalk. Tyler Ebberts played well at center field. “Tyler Ebberts was phenomenal in the outfield defensively,” Soper said about the junior. Although the season came to an end in Denver, the veteran coach feels his squad accomplished a lot this year. Dove Creek won a district title to advance to the state playoffs. “I’m still proud of the kids, going as far as they did. They gave it all they could,” he said. “I thought it was a great tribute to them, making it to the state tournament.” What does the future hold for Dove Creek baseball? It appears bright. Only three seniors graduate, two of which were starters. Also, the Dolores County School Board unanimously voted in favor to offer the head baseball coaching job to Soper for next year. The 74-year-old coach accepted. “I think Dove Creek baseball is coming back like it used to be. We have a good crop of freshmen coming in,” Soper said. “All the (San Juan Basin League) teams are going to be better next year. Every game is going to be a battle like this year.” NOTES: Elbert lost in the semifinals to Baca County, 16-0. Baca County will play Stratton for the 1A state championship on Saturday in Engelwood at 1 p.m.

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Ashley Lingo throws the discus Saturday morning at Panther Stadium. She won the event with a toss of 114-4 to qualify for state.

M-CHS hosts leagues Panthers Stadium was site of 5A/4A Southwestern League track meet By Bobby Abplanalp Journal Sports Editor

For the first time in 36year head coach Bob Archibeque’s career, Montezuma-Cortez High School hosted its league track and field meet. Panther Stadium was the site, as M-CHS co-hosted with Durango. Three throwers for the Lady Panthers displayed their prowess at home. Seniors Ashley Lingo and Laura Heaton won the 5A/4A Southwestern League championships in the discus (114-4) and shot put (37-2.50) respectively. Randy Elliott came in second in the discus with a heave of 106-6. All three throwers qualified for this weekend’s Colorado 4A State Track and Field Championships in Lakewood. Lingo is raked fifth young lady golfers (ages 7 and Heaton is seventh in to 17), who are interested in attending the junior golf clinic by golf professional, Micah Rudosky, on June 4-8. These $50 entry fees will be decided by a lottery draw. To enter, please call 565-4669 and leave a message (your name and phone number). The deadline to enter will be Wednesday, May 30. People will be notified by phone, if names are drawn by Friday, June 1.

S p o r ts B r i e f s Cortez BMX begins season Welcome to another season of great Cortez BMX racing. We have an exciting schedule of racing planned this year, so get calendars ready. Racing is every Monday and every other Saturday (some exceptions apply for holidays). Some dates to remember are Saturday, first trophy race (season opener); sign in at 9:30 a.m. and racing at 10. Saturday, June 16, Race for Life; sign in at 9 a.m. and racing at 10. Saturday, July 7, state qualifier; sign in at 9 a.m. and racing at 10. For more information, please visit www.cortezbmx.org, or call Mark or Stacey Baxter at 564-5868.

Hospice of Montezuma golf tournament

The 11th annual Hospice of Montezuma golf tournament will be held on Saturday, with all proceeds going toward Hospice of Montezuma patient care. The tournament is a fiveperson team that must have at least one woman. Registration begins at 11 a.m., with lunch being served at noon. The shotgun start begins at 1 p.m. Cost is $40 and includes lunch. Green fees and golf cart fees are extra. For more information, call Micah Rudosky at Conquistador Golf Course at 5659208 or Ronda at Hospice at 565-4400.

my mind get to me, then I’m not a good thrower anymore. It’s nice knowing I’m in state. I definitely have a chance for top five. As a senior, it’s that one last thing. It just means so much to me.” Durango won the girls league championship with 161 points. Grand Junction and Fruita Monument were second (113) and third (98), while Montrose and Grand Junction Central were fifth (61) and sixth (38). Only a lightning delay derailed what was a well ran event. “I think it really went smooth,” Archibeque said. “A meet is only as good as your help. We had a lot of people come out and volunteer. I want to thank all the coaches, too, for being patient.” Other state qualifiers for M-CHS are girls Amanda Gallegos, Imari Black, Rachel Demby and Katelyn Muzzy in the 4x400-meter relay. The No. 17-ranked 4A team ran a exciting race that had fans on their feet, cheering at the top of their lungs. M-CHS runners filled their lungs with air, leading the race most of the way. Gallegos, in the anchor position, took the baton from Rachel Demby. The speedy junior took off maintaining the Lady Panthers comfortable lead. But Durango’s Dominique

Ward made a lot of ground on the first straight away. Coming around the third turn, Ward had caught Gallegos and the crowd cheered both runners on to the finish. But it was Ward who crossed the finish line first, clinching the title for Durango. The Lady Demons won the 4x400 in 4:10.12, edging M-CHS at 4:10.34. The Panthers placed sixth as a team. Grand Junction won the boys championship with 143 points. Nick Haukeness had a good day in his last sporting event for M-CHS. The senior took fifth in the 300-meter hurdles at 43.19. Haukeness decided to try the triple jump for the first time and leaped his way to a runner-up distance of 392.50. Jaron Carver raced to a sixth-place finish of 53.08 in the boys 400-meter dash. Fruita (117), Durango (102), Montrose (81) and Central (49) rounded out the top five boys team standings. The CHSAA Track and Field State Championships will run Thursday through Saturday at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood. Action begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Reach Bobby Abplanalp at bobbya@cortezjournal. com.

City of Cortez coed softball, 5-on-5 basketball and sand volleyball

The City of Cortez is now taking registrations for Church League Softball. The season begins Thursday, June 7. Registration ends Wednesday, May 30. It’s $175 per team. This is a non competitive/ leisure style of coed softball. No score is kept and no awards are given. Just plain old fashioned family fun. Register at the Cortez Recreation Center. The City of Cortez is now taking registrations for men’s and women’s 5-on-5 basketball. Season play begins Monday, June 11. Registration ends June 7. This league fills up fast, so register early. It’s $200 per team. The City of Cortez is now taking registrations for 6-on-6 coed sand volleyball. Season play begins Wednesday, June 6. It’s $75 per team. Registration ends Friday, June 1. Contact Joye McHenry at 564-4080 for questions about each league.

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Jaron Carver congratulates Ted Newcomer after the two Chantell Ford takes off after receiving the baton from Sydboys finished their 4x200 relay Saturday. ney Getz in the girls 4x200-meter relay Saturday.

Dolores relays ready for state

Lady Bears win the 4x100- and-200-meter relays at SJBL track meet

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The Dolores girls 4x100meter relay teams have won the last two 2A state championships. The Lady Bears are ranked No. 1 going into state this week. The Conquistador WomLexi Atkinson, Mindy en’s Golf Association is McCracken, Cassie Lard awarding four entry fees to and Brianna Schwartz won the San Juan Basin League title in 51.10 last Saturday in Grand Junction. Atkinson, McCracken, Local Sports Calendar Lard and Olivia Wright thursday and Dove Creek at Lakewood state won the 4x200 in 1:46.97 to High School Track and Field secure that No. 1 ranking meet, 8:20 a.m. Montezuma-Cortez, Mancos, Dolores heading to state. saturday and Dove Creek at Lakewood state “We’ve won it two years High School Track and Field meet, 8:30 a.m. in a row. I’d like to win it a Montezuma-Cortez, Mancos, Dolores third year,” Dolores coach friday and Dove Creek at Lakewood state Nick Kohler said. “We’ll be High School Track and Field Montezuma-Cortez, Mancos, Dolores meet, 9:30 a.m. favored to win it, but any-

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the state. Elliott snuck in at No. 17 in the discus. “They’ve just been the scoring anchors of our team all year. I’m just real proud,” Lady Panthers’ coach Paul Koops said about his throwers. “It’s real great. They’ve been solid for us their whole careers. You can’t even count the hundreds of points they’ve earned for the team. They’ve been real leaders for us.” The trio has been strong for the Lady Panthers all season, who finished fourth out of six teams Saturday with 84 points. Heaton hopes to make a splash at state. “I only ended up throwing 37 (feet), but thankfully, I’m set in state. It wasn’t a huge deal,” said Heaton, who plans to attend West Texas A&M University. “I know I’m a good thrower and if I let

thing can happen in the 4x100. I want to win that 4x200. We’ve never won that before. We’re in a good position to do it, if they run well.” It was a good day of relays for Dolores. The girls 4x200 set a personal record. The boys 4x400 team of Ryan Johnston, Stephen O’Connor-Seville, Alex Goodwin and Mikeal Ford won the event in a school record time of 3:36.70. The four Bears qualified for state as the sixth-ranked 2A relay team. Moki Youngquist was third in the boys 110-meter hurdles in 16.66 to punch his state ticket. Atkinson took third in the girls 100-meter dash in 12.97. She’s currently ranked third

and placed third in the long jump (16-0.75). Lard was second in the 200 at 26.57 and is eighth going into state. She also placed second in the triple jump at 34-2. The Mancos Bluejays had a very strong day. Kenny Philpott won the league championship in the high jump at 6-5. He’s tied for No. 1 (6-6) in 2A going into state. Branson Mitchell, Connor Jankowski, Anthony Reiners and Philpott won the boys 4x100 in 45.80. The quartet also won the 4x200 at a time of 1:35.60. Mitchell was fourth and third in the 100 (11.89) and 400 (53.15). For the girls, Kristin Adams placed sixth in the

800-meter run in a time of 2:35.80. Devin Kroeker placed fifth in the high jump at 4-6.50. Dove Creek secured two state spots in the girls 100-meter hurdles. Shelbie Knuckles and Cori Guynes were seventh and eighth, respectively, in 18.38 and 23.02. Madison Young made state in the shot put, heaving it a sixth-place distance of 31 feet. Cole Baughman took fifth in the 110-hurdles in 18.22 Mancos, Dolores and Dove Creek will be at the CHSAA 2A and 1A Track and Field Championships on Thursday through Saturday in Lakewood at Jefferson County Stadium. Action begins Thursday at 8:30 a.m.


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Chris Dodlinger catches some air as he rides over a rock Saturday in the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde.

Stephen Barnes cheers as Shawn Gregory enters the fairgrounds arena in first place with one lap to go.

With a little extra help, 4 and 5-year-old riders tackle the hill in their race Saturday at the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde.

Local rider TR Larson enters the tunnel under Highway 160 Saturday in the 12 Hours of Mesa As relay riders await their teammates to complete a round, a rider cheers for her teammate Verde race. Saturday.

Julia Buff walks up from the tunnel as other riders come up to pass Saturday.

Photos by Sam Green

Riders have to walk up the hill in the 4 and 5-year-old division of the childrens race.


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By DAVE CARPENTER

AP Personal Finance Writer CHICAGO — Hoping to get in on Facebook’s hotly anticipated public stock offering? You’ll need Facebook friends at very high levels — or a lot of money. Most people who like the idea of owning Facebook’s stock will have difficulty getting it at the offer price, currently expected at $28 to $35 a share. Unless you know the right people at Facebook, you’ll likely need to have a large, active account with one of the big banks or brokerage firms directly involved in the stock sale. Otherwise, you can take your chances by buying shares after the initial public offering is completed, when Facebook begins trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “FB.” That’s likely to happen Friday. Doing it that way typically means paying much more for the stock, however. And heavy demand skews the early stock price, leaving an investor vulnerable to the risk of a big drop. Jerome Cleary isn’t deterred. One of a legion of Facebook fans, he has never wanted to own a stock as much as he wants to buy this one. Cleary, a standup comedian in Los Angeles, says he has already signed up for an account with a discount

online brokerage so he’ll be ready. “I know you should buy stock in what you know and like,” Cleary says. “I feel that because they have an incredible mass of wealth and such growing popularity, the stock really may pay off.” Facebook Inc.’s IPO is expected to be the largest ever for an Internet company. It’s expected to raise as much as $11.8 billion for Facebook and its early investors — far more than the $1.67 billion raised in Google Inc.’s 2004 IPO. Analysts say there’s so much interest in Facebook’s stock that some underwriters are closing their books as early as Tuesday. This means they won’t be taking any more orders from potential buyers. The IPO is expected to be completed late Thursday, with shares available for trading Friday. Scott Sweet, the owner of advisory firm IPOBoutique, says the high demand also means that Facebook might raise the per-share price above $35, the high end of the range Facebook currently expects. Facebook and the IPO’s lead underwriter, Morgan Stanley, declined to comment. If you’re thinking of investing in Facebook, here are some things to consider. ■■ IPO SHARES Facebook and its early investors are selling more than

337 million shares, but those shares are parceled out very carefully, away from the public’s eyes. Typically individuals get to buy no more than 10 percent to 20 percent of shares sold at an IPO’s offering price. The vast majority will go to company insiders, institutional investors, the underwriters selected by the company to handle the process and preferred clients of all of them. Morgan Stanley leads the team of 33 underwriters selected for the Facebook offering, followed by JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs. The inclusion of online broker E-Trade Financial Corp. as an underwriter was seen as a glimmer of hope that Facebook might make more shares available than usual for retail investors through discount brokerages. But chances of getting any are very slim regardless. ■■ ELIGIBILITY The big online brokerages have been taking formal requests from customers for Facebook’s IPO. They anticipate they’ll get their own allocations from one source or another, such as one of the underwriters. E-Trade, Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade, among others, have been fielding abundant queries. But the requirements they set on who gets them eliminate most small investors. Fidelity, which will be

getting an undetermined number of shares from underwriter Deutsche Bank, says customers should have $500,000 in their accounts and have made 36 trades in the past year to be eligible. Ameritrade’s account requirements are at least $250,000 and 30 trades in three months. Schwab’s are a minimum $100,000 or 36 trades in the past year, but the firm says it also has other requirements. E-Trade, as an underwriter, would not divulge specifics but acknowledged the customer interest. “It’s a pretty hot topic,” spokesman Brett Goodman said. Even meeting the requirements is no guarantee of getting shares. Joshua Freeman, an information technology professional in New York, knows investing in Facebook is risky, but he believes “it’s got a pretty good shot to make some money.” He has been investing with E-Trade since the mid-1990s and has about $200,000 in his account. But he’s pessimistic about his request for 100 Facebook shares at the IPO price, given the frenzy over the offering. “I’m hoping to get some but I’m guessing that I won’t,” Freeman says. “I’m hoping it follows the trend and goes crazy and then dips a little bit. If it does that, I may buy some on the open market.”

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Wide range of businesses participate in hunt From Page 1A Each week, area newspapers will publish locations where treasure hunters can pick up new clues. The locations where treasure hunters can pick up the final clues will be published the week of June 11. Businesses will provide the clues until June 19, and the grand prize will “wash ashore” June 20. Newspapers as close as Cortez, Dolores, Mancos and Dove Creek — and as far away as Blanding and Monticello, Utah — are scheduled to run the clue pick-up locations, Waters said. “It’s going to run everywhere,” she said. Businesses participating in the Treasure of Cortez Treasure Hunt purchased the $1,000 in Cortez Cash from the Cortez Retail Enhancement Association, Alexander said. In turn, the retail association promoted the treasure hunt in area newspapers. Participants in the hunt are not required to purchase items from any of the businesses that serve as clue pick-up locations, but the hunt will help shoppers learn more about merchan-

dise and services ava i l ab l e at local businesses, Waters said. Treasure Gayel Alexander ers huntmust pick up 28 clues to solve the puzzle of where “X” marks the spot. The Treasure of Cortez will “wash ashore” June 20, and whoever finds it first wins. Instead of finding $1,000 in Cortez Cash, the grandprize winner must find an item at the designated location where all the clues lead. Then the winner needs to bring the item to Love on a Hanger, Waters said. “I can’t give away what the treasure (item) will be,” Waters said about revealing the item’s identity before the treasure hunt, “but they will have to bring that in to Love on a Hanger to get the $1,000 in Cortez Cash.” Secondary winners will be determined by drawing names from a pot, Waters said. Each time a treasure hunter picks up a clue at a local business, their name goes in the pot one time for the drawing.

Although treasure hunters need to pick up 28 clues and solve them to find the grand prize, people who pick up fewer than 28 clues can still win a secondary prize, Waters said. Each participant can win a maximum of one prize. “If you pick up five clues, your name will be in the pot five times,” she said. “If you pick up 28 clues, your name will be in the pot 28 times — but you can only win one prize.” Treasure hunt sponsors include a wide range of businesses, such as Citizen’s State Bank, Four States Tire, Netforce PC, Shiloh Steakhouse, Slavens True Value Hardware and The Family Shoe Store. Alexander said it’s too early to provide much feedback on the treasure hunt since it hasn’t started yet, but she hopes if it goes well this year more businesses will get involved in the future. “I’m excited she (Waters) got as many businesses to participate as she did,” Alex-

ander said. “I hope it’s successful and grows into a bigger event next year. I think it has potential.” Treasure hunters must be at least 16 years old to participate. For more information about the Treasure of Cortez Treasure Hunt, contact Tiffani Waters at Love on a Hanger, 565-9075. Reach Russell Smyth at russells@cortezjournal.com or 564-6030.

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sions on whether to return. Another possible cut the school board is considering is changing from dual bus routes to single bus routes for students when the district returns to a five-day school week next school year. This would save about $150,000. If the board followed the district’s suggestions to the letter on expenses, adjustments for operating budgets and the ideas for cuts, the budget would end up being $8,700 in the black. However that was before a contingency item for two positions or for an emergency was included at a cost of $100,000. “You need a contingency for something that may happen,” Rubadeau said, and added if the district had to dip into these funds it would be transparent and would need board approval. Rubadeau said more work needs to be done on the budget, but added she likes the work that has already been completed. “I think we have done an enormous amount,” she said. “We have a good plan here. It has been provided to (the board) to see if it was OK. The budget is always a specialty plan.”

$6,161 from the state. Rubadeau said the Oct. 1 count date on the number of students attending school in Re-1 is crucial because this is where the bulk of the money comes from. To make some of this money up, the school board is considering reducing its administration team by a few people to save up to $115,000. The chief of operations for Re-1 is currently held by Michael Canzona who is resigning from the district at the end of June and his position will not be filled. Rubadeau said some reorganization of some jobs will be done to ensure that this position is still covered. She also said the district is looking at a grant to fund a special education position. In the possible ideas for cuts, adjusting positions for the elementary schools of Mesa, Kemper, Manaugh and Lewis Arriola, along with possibilities that positions will be adjusted at the middle school and the high school are on the table. Adjusting these positions at these schools would save Re-1 more than $500,000. Rubadeau said while the contracts for all teachers and staff will be handed out May Michael Maresh can be 22, there are still employees reached at michaelm@corwho are still making deci- tezjournal.com

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Young cancer patients’ ‘Stronger’ video a big hit By MANUEL VALDES Associated Press SEATTLE — A video featuring cancer-stricken children, their nurses, doctors and parents lipsynching and dancing to the popular Kelly Clarkson song “Stronger” has become an online sensation. Clarkson, in her own video message to the children at Seattle Children’s Hospital, said it was “amazing.” “It made my day. I know it’s making everybody else’s day online,” Clarkson said in a message posted on her website. “I just can’t wait to meet you.” The youngsters, many attached to IVs and holding signs that say “Stronger,” “Fighter” and “Hope,” dance along with parents and medical staff. One child even rides a bike through the hallways of the hematology oncology floor. The video is part of a creative arts program with cancer patients at Se-

nosed with leukemia in April. He wanted to do something to share with his old hockey team in the central Washington town of Wenatchee “I’m everyone’s big brother and I have a lot of friends here at Seattle Children’s,” Rumble said on the hospital’s blog. Dr. Douglas Hawkins said the patients and staff at Seattle Children’s have been thrilled by the response. “This morning it was over 900,000 views. It’s really incredible,” he said Friday. Hawkins said such projects help the kids maintain their spirits. “When a child or young adult is treated for cancer, AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File it puts their whole life on hold in a way that doesn’t Singer Kelly Clarkson poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. seem fair at all,” Hawkins A video featuring cancer-stricken children, their nurses, doctors said. “It’s a fight for their and parents lip-synching and dancing to the popular Kelly Clark- life. But there are all these other normal things they son song “Stronger” has become an online sensation. want to be doing too, or things they want to focus attle Children’s. idea of 22-year-old Chris on other than the mediThe kids’ video went Rumble, a patient at the cine or the illness or their online May 6. It was the hospital who was diag- time in the hospital.”

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‘Geezer’ finishes race in 11 hours From Page 1A thing. It’s guys from all over. To be able to win it locally is a really good feeling.” Racing for Kokopelli Bike & Board in Cortez, Gregory avoided a couple of potentially damaging crashes to win comfortably by 25 minutes. “I almost had a big crash, but I saved it by grabbing onto a tree before I went over,” he said with a laugh. “Two laps ago (lap six), I saw the guy was 10 minutes behind. You get a flat (tire), he’ll pass you up. I was trying to put it down.” Gregory, who is Dani Gregory’s husband, will take his singlespeed Trek bike to the Bailey Hundo on Saturday, June 16, for his next competition. Kokopelli Bike & Board had another winner — in the female solo singlespeed class. A new resident of Durango, Cat Morrison rode the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde for the first time. It was a challenging, yet rewarding win. “I’m really happy that I won,” Morrison said. “It gets so much harder on those last (laps). After about three, literally, I was feeling, like, every bump.” The 38-year-old was the only one in her class to ride seven laps. She did it in 12:14.1 on her Voodoo singlespeed. Like the hundreds of other racers, Morrison plans to be back. “It’s a great course. It’s so fun,” she said. “It makes you realize and remember why

Local cyclists TR Larson rides in the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde.

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brief Benefit for Mike Lyons There will be a benefit for Mike Lyons who was injured in a motorcycle accident and airlifted to St. Anthony’s in Denver. The benefit is Friday, May 18 at the American Legion, 320 Harrison in Cortez, and will help with medical expenses Silent auction and food will be available starting at 5 p.m., and will run until 7 p.m. Live music and entertainment provided until

midnight by P. A. Jackson, Rockslide, The Moetones, and Bonfire. Admission $10 per person, includes food and entertainment. All donations accepted. The Cortez Journal will publish information about events organized by individuals to benefit others who are in need of financial assistance because of an unforeseen emergency.

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Proposed ordinance heads to council on May 22 From Page 1A

The council also discussed whether to allow caregiver operations in residential, commercial and/or industrial zones within the city. Lastly, the proposed ordinance makes it illegal under city code for nonlicensed individuals to possess, cultivate or sell marijuana. Green said this allows marijuana offenses to be handled in the lower municipal court system. The council recently approved an ordinance regarding medical marijuana retail centers, restricting the number of centers within the city to three. The proposed ordinance is set to go before the council for public hearing 7:30 p.m. May 22 at Cortez City Hall, 210 East Main St.

or patient must live in the same building in which plants are grown and the grow area must be secured from anyone but the caregiver or patient. Each caregiver may legally provide medical marijuana for up to five patients. They often operate out of their homes. The proposed ordinance prohibits outdoor growing, unusual smells, light pollution, undue traffic, excessive parking use, excessive noise as well as prohibiting marijuana and marijuana-related signs from being visible to the public. In addition, the ordinance addresses health and safety issues, requiring medical marijuana operations to comply with elecReach Reid Wright at retrical and building codes. idw@cortezjournal.com

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you’re out here. There’s moments of pain, but it’s fun competing on your bike.” Starting as a cross-country race 10 years ago, the event grew into a 12-hour endurance event four years later. In terms of maintaining the competition’s overall strength, 12 hours is where the race will stay. “Even though we could probably grow it huge, we would lose the quality and then we’d lose the race,” Dani Gregory said. Other solo winners were Mark Gouge (Littleton), solo geezer, 11:7:28; Paul Gorbold (Avon), solo male,

12:8:44; and, Jari Kirkland (Crested Butte), solo female, 11:7:21. Duo coed singlespeed winners were Kirby Bryant and Vic Rudolph (Durango), 12:15:21. Next year’s race is slated for May 11. For complete results and more information, visit www.12hoursofmesaverde. com. Fans can follow Shawn Gregory at www.shawng re g o r y m o u n t a i n b i k e r. blogspot.com. Reach Bobby Abplanalp at bobbya@cortezjournal.com.

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Krista Garcia dodges a tennis ball fired from a catapult at the castle target held by Gino Romero and Izaiah Brewer Thursday during the Cortez Middle School Medieval and Renaissance Fair. This was the first year for the fair where sixth and seventh grade history students had a chance to build something to represent what they learned about medieval times.

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PicTUred from left to right: Wiley Kirks, Jaycee Syra, Ryan Daves and Trenton Gustafson, members of the Cortez FFA meats judging team which placed second at the Western Slope Judging contests in Fruita on April 18.

Cortez FFA qualifies 4 Teams for State

Students from the Cortez FFA Chapter attended the Western Slope FFA judging contests in Fruita, Colo., on April 18. Cortez was represented by four teams consisting of four members each at the contest. The teams were: meats judging, which placed second overall, horse judging, which placed fourth overall, agricultural sales, that also placed fourth overall and livestock judging, which placed tenth overall. In the meats judging contest the members take a written test, determine yield and quality grades on carcasses, place classes of cuts of meat, determine what species various cuts of meat are from, and identify retail cuts and what part of the animal the cut came from and how the cut should be cooked. The meats judging team members are: Jaycee Syra, Ryan Daves, Wiley Kirks, and Trenton Gustafson. The meats judging placed a close second behind Moffat County who won the contest. In the agricultural sales contest, the contestants pick or make a product to sell. The team members have to come up with a sales pitch and create some way that is catchy and effective to sell their product to the public. The day of the contest the agricultural sales team takes a written test and gives their sales pitch to a panel of judges whom they try to sell their product to in a mock sales call. The agricultural sales team worked closely with Geisinger Feed Grains to develop a sales pitch for cattle feed Geisinger’s has developed called ProRation. Agricultural Sales team includes: Lacey McDonald, Lana Robbins, and Cheyenne Henderson. In the livestock judging contest contestants place 10 classes that consist of market and breeding beef, sheep, swine, and goats. The livestock judges determine two classes of keep/cull animals, yield and quality grade live animals, give three sets of reasons and take a written test. Livestock judging team includes: Cheyenne Mortensen, Landan Wilson, Vanessa Gapp, Whitney Finley, and Chance Lambert. State rules only allow four members per team. The top four livestock judges who will represent Cortez at state are: Cheyenne Mortensen, Landan Wilson, Vanessa Gapp and Whitney Finley. Horse judging is similar to livestock judging, except instead of livestock they judge horses. The contestants judged three classes at the western slope contest. They judged two halter classes and one reining class. At the state contest they will judge four classes that can include Halter, Western Pleasure, and Hunter Under Saddle. After the Cortez judges judged the classes they gave one set of reasons about why they placed the class the way they did. Horse judging contestants include: Chantz Koskie, Elisabeth Hoch, Shelby Caughey, Shandra Fitchett, and Tyrell Sturman. Chantz Koskie, Elisabeth Hoch, Shandra Fitchett and Tyrell Sturman will represent that chapter at the state contest. All of the teams did a great job and represented the Cortez FFA chapter well. All four teams qualified to compete at the Colorado State CDE’S in Fort Collins on April 30, on the Colorado State University campus.

Southwestern Cowbelle scholarships awarded Southwestern Cowbelle Scholarship Awards were announced by Chairman Lisa Tozer at its April 17 meeting. Winners were: Chantz Koskie of Montezuma-Cortez High School, who will pursue a degree in animal science at the University of Wyoming. Kacey Schurr of Dolores High School will be majoring in agriculture communication at New Mexico State University. Each was awarded a $500 scholarship. Continuing students Kendra Cox of Mancos, who is attending Texas A&M, and Bailey Schurr of Dolores, who is attending New Mexico State University, were awarded $900 scholarships. They are both studying agriculture business. These one-time scholarships were made possible by the donation by the Merritt family from an older brand quilt to SWC, which was auctioned off. New SWC officers were also installed at the meeting: Beverly Humiston, president; Lisa Tozer, vice president; Sue McWilliams, treasurer; Keleigh Jeffcoat, secretary; Tammi Russell, historian; and reporter Anna Ruth Koppenhafer.

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Jason Decker roto tills his field south of Cortez while preparing to plant a grass-alfalfa mixture.

Food task force looking for production answers Agriculture research focuses on food producers surveys BY Michael Maresh Journal Staff Writer Spearheaded by LiveWell Montezuma, a food task force is being developed to assess local foods produced in the county. LiveWell Montezuma Coordinator JoDee Powers said some of the questions in the survey will focus on how easy it is to get fruits and vegetables in the surrounding community. She said there will be a multitude of questions residents will be asked to answer and will also try to find food producers or farmers on what they expect. The assessment is aimed toward finding the location of food producing farms, number of acres under production, crops produced including the amount and where sold, and barriers or potential for increased production, processing and distribution. The local food system assessment will also demonstrate the needs for storage, aggregation, distribution and commercial infrastructure to meet local production and demand as well as ways to increase economic development through agricultural production, processing, distribution, mar-

keting and sales. The assessment will also address food security issues residents face, including economic access to fresh, healthy and local foods and residents’ interests on awareness, demand and barriers to consuming and selling their product. Powers said the survey is focused on local foods that are produced in the surrounding area, whether that be lettuce, sprouts, spinach, eggs and any other food items produced in Montezuma and Dolores counties. Powers said that once a good number of residents complete the survey a report will be written to detail the situation of local foods in the county and to gauge where farmers and producers are looking to sell their food items. Powers said the next step is to hire an outside professional to get the surveys ready to go out to the residents. She said both surveys — one for consumers and one for producers ­— will be launched May 15, and she anticipates that it would take about two months to hand the surveys out and receive them back to compile the results. To entice residents to fill

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City of Cortez workers discuss the plans to survey residents and businesses on healthy eating practices and food produced in the county. From left are Kate O’Brien with the health department, Kim Lindgren, LiveWell community food coordinator, Nina Williams with the agriculture roundtable, JoDee Powers, LiveWell Montezuma County coordinator, Kirsten Sackett, city planner and Tom Hooten with the Colorado State University extension office. out the surveys, they will have the possibility of winning $100, Powers said. She said they want to let people know that the input of both the producers and consumers is vital for the survey’s success. “We are trying to figure out a lot of stuff,” she said and added the hope is to get at least 1,000 surveys back from residents. Powers said the food task force has created 100 posters and are spinning them off from the Uncle Sam posters’ message of “We

want you.” “We want you to fill out the survey,” she said, adding the task force is still looking at mechanisms to determine what could work the best and mentioned one idea is to hand out the surveys in the most populated parking lots in the counties. For more information, email Powers at lwmontezuma@gmail.com. Michael Maresh can be reached at michaelm@cortezjournal.com

It’s a growing experience for Mancos gardener Organic farmer produces for School to Farm Project Jeanne Archambeault Mancos Times editor Lew Matis of Grasshopper Flats has his place on Road J, just west of Mancos, and is situated in a spot with great views of both Mesa Verde

and the La Plata Mountains. He’s tinkered with gardening for years, but started getting serious about growing things to sell about eight years ago. He moved to Mancos in 1984 and moved to this part of the Mancos Valley in 1994. He’s been a big help with the School to Farm Project that the Mancos and Dolores schools are a part of. He uses all organic methods on his farm, growing things that he likes to eat and that he thinks will sell. His rows are mostly in raised bed form, a method that he’s

changed to just recently. “It helps me focus on the soil more that way,” he said. He is better able to walk between the rows, spread mulch and use the broadfork on the soil. The broadfork that he likes to use is a tool with tines that works a lot like a shovel. After the soil has been worked up with a spade and fork, he uses it to loosen and lift the soil. But he only lifts the top three inches of the soil, moving the biota (plant life in this area) around that is on the top. “Gardening is an experi-

ment. I learn something new each year,” Matis said. His place is called Grasshopper Flats, a tongue-incheek name that he adopted about six years ago. “For about 2 1/2 summers we had a huge grasshopper infestation,” he said. “They were everywhere! I would come out here and count at least 30 per square yard. The extension agent said that you just have to have 15 to 18 grasshoppers per square yard to have an infestation!”

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Ryval Clothing and Salon grand opening Ryval Clothing and Salon will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, May 19. Ryval is located at 1430 E. Main Street, Suite No. 5. There will be a wheel of prizes and the salon will offer $10 haircuts. All of the clothing will be on sale. There will also be discounted massages. El Burro Pancho will provide lunch and drink specials.

Shopping Matters offers grocery store tips for adults

A free Shopping Matters for Adults guided tour through City Market will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the Cortez store, 508 E. Main St. Participants can practice skills like buying fruits and vegetables on a budget, comparing unit prices, reading food labels, identifying whole grains and sticking to a budget. Participants also will receive a $10 gift card to the grocery store, a free workbook full of recipes, and tips on buying healthy, low-cost foods. Plan to meet in front of the produce section. For more information or to RSVP, contact Kelly Proctor at lwmned@gmail.com or 509-0816. The Business Spotlight section is for businesses to announce items like a new location, grand opening, employee awards or honors, and other small items and photos. Please keep announcements brief. To get items in the Business Spotlight section, email to news@cortezjournal.com or call 5646037.

A black mark for survivor of financial crisis By PALLAVI GOGOI AP Business Writer NEW YORK — The reputation that Jamie Dimon honed for decades on Wall Street has been severely damaged in a matter of days. In the 1980s and 1990s, he was the protege of banking industry legend Sanford Weill. In the early 2000s, he took over Bank One, an institution few believed was fixable, and restored it to a profit. And in 2008 and 2009, at JPMorgan Chase, Dimon built a fortress strong enough to stay profitable during the financial crisis. His zeal for cost-cutting and perceived mastery of risk did more than keep JPMorgan strong enough to bail out two failing competitors, Bear Stearns and Washington Mutual. It gave him a kind of street cred during the post-crisis years, when he lashed out at regulators who sought to rein in banks, and Occupy Wall Street protesters who raged against them. Now all that is on the line. Dimon had to face stock analysts and reporters on Thursday and confess to a “flawed, complex, poorly reviewed, poorly executed and poorly monitored” trading strategy that lost a surprise $2 billion. The revelation caused traders to shave almost 10 percent off JPMorgan’s stock price the following day and brought a shower of complaints from industry observers and lawmakers who said banks needed tighter scrutiny. Making the black eye worse for Dimon, the loss came in derivatives trading, the complex financial maneuvering that — on a much greater scale — led to large losses and dissolved banks during the financial crisis. Dimon “staked so much of his reputation on creating this perception of being the ultimate, infallible risk manager,” said Simon Johnson, a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund who is now a professor at MIT. “And along comes this huge mistake.” Dimon, 56, grew up in the Queens borough of New York City, the grandson of a Greek immigrant. His father was a stockbroker who worked for many years at Merrill Lynch. After college and business school, Dimon turned down an offer from the venerable investment bank Goldman Sachs. Weill had been Dimon’s father’s boss at a previous job and recruited the younger Dimon to American Express.

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About 100 demonstrators march down a highway on May 14 as union organizers, clergy, students and others demonstrate at a Wal-Mart distribution center in Fontana, Calif. For years, the world’s largest retailer has tried to repair a reputation that’s been damaged by decades of criticism and legal troubles. In April 2012, allegations that Wal-Mart paid bribes to officials in Mexico threaten to derail Wal-Mart’s attempts to improve its image.

Wal-Mart’s reputation takes another beating By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK — In business, you’re only as good as your last good deed. Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, in recent years has tried to repair a reputation that’s been damaged by decades of criticism and legal troubles. Community activists have blamed it for damaging the neighborhoods where it builds its stores. Labor groups have lambasted it for not treating its workers well. And politicians have called it a poor steward of the environment. Wal-Mart has been doing things like offering employees better health care coverage and working with its suppliers to reduce environmental waste. Now, allegations that Wal-Mart paid millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Mexico threaten to derail its efforts. The accusations highlight how difficult it is for a company as big and powerful as Wal-Mart to dig itself out of a pile of bad publicity. As history shows, the discounter’s low-income customers continue to shop at the retailer even when it’s having image problems. But

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the fallout from the latest accusations could become a distraction for the company at a time when it’s battling growing competition. The U.S. and Mexican governments reportedly are investigating the chain. Wal-Mart’s stock is down almost 5 percent since the allegations surfaced. The company and top executives are being sued by angry investors. And some shareholders are planning to vote against the re-election of several board members at Wal-Mart’s annual

meeting next month. “This is a devastating blow to their reputation,” says Jonathan Low, cofounder and partner of Predictiv, LLC, which advises corporations on their image although the firm declines to give examples because of confidentiality agreements. “This undercuts all the initiatives they made in many areas.” Wal-Mart says it has an ongoing investigation into the allegations, and it’s cooperating with federal authorities. In the meantime,

the retailer says it’s conducting business as usual. “We continue to focus on things customers care about like jobs, healthier foods, sustainability and workforce development,” says Steven Restivo, a Wal-Mart spokesman. “Our commitment won’t change.” NO STRANGER TO CONTROVERSY Wal-Mart wasn’t always the center of controversy.

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Dairy farmers feel pinch Young cattle By PETER HARRIMAN Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — After U.S. dairy farmers collectively lost about $10 billion in income in 2009, safeguarding the industry from another precipitous drop became a priority in the new farm bill. Milk prices in South Dakota fell as low as $10 a hundredweight in 2009 from a high of about $20 per hwt, according to Secretary of Agriculture Walt Bones. They since have rebounded to $16 per hwt. But the specter of market volatility continues to hang over the industry. “What is in existence now is what they call a safety net. My board basically says there is no

safety and there is no net. Anything new is better than what they have,” said Roger Scheibe, director of industry outreach for the Midwest Dairy Association. Maybe better, but just barely. While a new dairy proposal in the farm bill would pay farmers when the margin between their feed cost and the selling price of milk grows too narrow and would also give farmers the option to buy federally subsidized risk management insurance, farmers have to agree to limit production when milk prices fall below a specified level. The goal is to ensure an adequate milk supply but also to prevent price-dampening milk surpluses from developing.

In a state such as South Dakota, though, that is trying to build its dairy industry to reclaim export share, even by recruiting existing dairies from out of state, the concept of production limits is troubling. Scheibe said producers in the Midwest Dairy Association reluctantly agreed to endorse the new farm bill proposals only because participation in the program is voluntary for farmers and because the safety net that exists now is so inadequate. But Jon Davis, president and CEO of Davisco Food International that owns the Lake Norden Cheese Co., testified before a U.S. House Agriculture subcommittee April 26 and said the dairy title is anathema

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to processors such as Davisco who seek to expand. “We’re ready to double our investment in Lake Norden,” Davis said. Other regional milk processors are similarly poised for growth, he claimed. But to accommodate that they need more cows producing more milk without the threat production will be slowed if milk prices dip too much. “Supply controls are not good for dairy, and certainly not for a state like South Dakota. We’ve got 90,000 cows, and we want 200,000 in the next five to seven years. We’re not going to do that if they put a cap on us,” he said. South Dakota now has 320 dairy farms milking 92,000 cows, according to Scheibe.

By BARRY SHLACHTER Fort Worth Star-Telegram ERA, Texas — Daniel Bowles is bucking a trend. He’s a young rancher trying to grow a cattle operation while many producers are hanging up their spurs or Craigslisting their all-terrain vehicles. It seems that many Texas mamas listened intently to Willie Nelson and didn’t let their babies grow up to be cowboys. But in Era, an unincorporated community in Cooke County just south of Gainesville, Bowles is following a dream he’s had so long he can’t remember ever not having it. A self-assured, snuffdipping 28-year-old, Bowles believes he’s the right kind of cattle producer at the right time. “He may never own 10,000 acres but Bowles finds every opportunity he can to build his empire,” said Stan Bevers, an agricultural economist with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Vernon. Bowles is not unique, but there just aren’t that many young producers like him replacing older retiring ranchers, Bevers said. Texas cattle country is in crisis. Prolonged drought, expensive feed and other factors reduced the state’s beef cow herd by 13 percent last year, leaving the nation’s biggest beef cattle state with the fewest breeding animals in more than half a century. It’s been a two-decade slide, with the decline sharply accelerating last year, said Ron Gill, an extension service cattle expert. That’s when 660,000 head disappeared from Texas, according to the U.S. Agriculture Department. They included carefully bred seed stock shipped as far north as Montana in search of literally greener pastures. Many more were sold to outof-state producers or sent to slaughter, their owners no longer able to provide water or forage. Spring rains have helped some pastures, but not all. And ranchers like Bowles, whose fields are full of freshbaled hay, say seasonal grasses that should be appearing now may be failing. As a result, some producers are no longer willing, or able, to restock. Some fields might take two years to recover. About 15 percent of ranchers surveyed last summer by the Fort Worth-based Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association said they were closing their operations despite high prices paid by feedlots and packinghouses. Another estimate put the figure at 25 percent. “Some of the smaller guys sold completely out,” said Rocky Vinson, an extension agent based in the West Texas town of Albany. The lucky ones convert their acreage to leased hunting operations or, if their land is accessible to a city, sell to a housing developer. Kevin Good, senior market

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Bribery scandal thrust company into spotlight After it was founded in 1962, the retailer expanded by keeping costs down and selling items for less than competitors. The company now has more than 10,000 stores worldwide — many of which are the size of two football fields. But as WalMart grows, so does its troubles. Wal-Mart’s size has often made it a target. Critics, politicians and activists have portrayed it as a corporate behemoth that puts profits above its workers and the neighborhoods where it builds its stores. Anti-WalMart sentiment reached a fever pitch around the beginning of the century when several groups funded by labor unions formed to oppose the company. The groups have argued that Wal-Mart, the largest U.S. private employer with 1.4 million workers, doesn’t pay fair wages or provide adequate health care. They have said the company’s big-box stores are eyesores that crush small businesses and wreak havoc on traffic and commerce in local communities. They have complained that Wal-Mart hasn’t taken responsibility for its impact on the environment. And they have complained that the company buys too many goods overseas. The groups ran ad campaigns, toured around the country holding protests and tried to help organize workers. They attempted to block Wal-Mart from opening new stores in places like New York City even while competitors like Target were greeted with fanfare. Wal-Mart even was cited during the 2008 election by then-Democratic presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John Edwards as an example of what’s wrong with big business. Then, in 2004, Wal-Mart was hit with what could have been the largest sex discrimination case in U.S. history. A group of 1.6 million female workers accused Wal-Mart of paying female workers less than male employees. Last year, the Supreme Court blocked

the suit. “Wal-Mart was battling one image problem after another,” says Daniel Diermeier, an expert in corporate crisis management and a professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. At the time, Wal-Mart acknowledged that the bad publicity was beginning to hurt its stock. Its shares fell 20 percent from early 2005 to an eight-year low of $42 two years later. Wal-Mart decided to try to reinvent itself. The company, based in Bentonville, Ark., tried to soften its image with shoppers by using the Great Recession as a way to bolster its position among its low-income shoppers. In 2007, it created a new slogan, “Save money, live better” to replace its long-time “Always Low Prices.” Wal-Mart, which like many big companies had been criticized for its large carbon footprint, also focused on what it could do to clean up the environment. For example, it worked with its expansive network of suppliers that include big Fortune 500 companies like consumer-products giants Procter & Gamble to reduce packaging. Additionally, Wal-Mart worked on its image with employees. It improved its health care plan and provided coverage to more workers. It started offering $4 prescription drugs. The company also broke with other big corporations and endorsed a mandate that requires employers to subsidize employee health care — a key part of President Obama’s health care overhaul. When it comes to healthier eating, Wal-Mart announced a plan to lower salts, fats and sugars in thousands of the products it sells. It also agreed to cut produce prices by 2015. To address its image with women, Wal-Mart last year rolled out sweeping measures that it says will help women around the world, including offering training of 60,000 women working in factories in places like India. It enlisted Secretary

of State Hillary Clinton, a former critic, for a project to help up to 55,000 women in Latin America and the Caribbean build businesses. DEJA VU Experts say the alleged bribery scandal, first reported by The New York Times last month, is stirring up new troubles for WalMart. The paper reported that Wal-Mart failed to notify law enforcement even after its own investigators found evidence of bribes funneled through its Mexican unit. If Wal-Mart is found to have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which forbids U.S. companies from paying bribes to foreign officials, the company could face fines of hundreds of millions of dollars. Top Wal-Mart executives could lose their jobs or go to jail. The Washington Post recently reported that the U.S. Department of Justice has been conducting a criminal investigation since December. The Justice Department declined to comment. Two Democratic congressmen, Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Henry Waxman of California, also have launched an investigation. “A lot of the goodwill has been jeopardized,” says Rep. E. Cummings, (DMaryland), ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told The Associated Press. And Mexico’s government says it’s looking into the charges. President Felipe Calderon, who previously cited Wal-Mart’s growth in the country as one of his administration’s successes, says he’s “very angry” about the alleged bribery scandal. Investors are nervous, sending Wal-Mart’s shares down to around $59. That’s off about five percent from when news of the bribery scandal surfaced, but above the high $40s-range they were trading at during the recession. The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, one of the nation’s

largest pension plans, filed a lawsuit in Delaware against Wal-Mart, asking that any financial damages as a result of its leaders’ actions be returned to the company. It holds more than 5.3 million shares of Wal-Mart, or well under 1 percent of its shares. And leaders of New York City’s pension funds are planning to vote their 4.7 million company shares against five Wal-Mart directors up for re-election next month. “The bribery allegations are damaging,” New York City Comptroller John Liu said in a statement. “But reports of a widespread cover-up, involving Wal-Mart’s top executives, could have even more devastating consequences.” Meanwhile, some of the groups Wal-Mart has worked with say the scandal won’t harm their view of the company. “The (bribery) story doesn’t touch on our work with Wal-Mart,” said Jon Coifman, spokesman at The Environmental Defense Fund, an environmental nonprofit that has been working with Wal-Mart on a number of initiatives like reducing excess packaging from suppliers. “Nothing has changed so far.” It’s still unclear how WalMart shoppers will react. Robert Passikoff is president of Brand Keys Inc., a New York customer research firm that measures the image of companies using an index that rates them based on location and value, range of merchandise, store reputation and shopping experience. He says Wal-Mart consistently scores at about 90 on a scale of 1 to 100 on the index even during periods when its reputation is attacked. A rating of below 70 would mean it’s in trouble, he says. Historically, Passikoff says low-income Wal-Mart shoppers don’t care where they shop as long as the prices are low. Still, he says well-heeled Americans who often value corporate reputation have shopped elsewhere when Wal-Mart has had image problems.

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analyst with Denver-based CattleFax, which collects and interprets industry data, believes that continued good cattle prices will eventually provide enough incentive to restock in Texas. Asked whether there could be a recovery in two years, he said, “Probably not.” “Will it ever be as big as it once was, say, in five or 10 years? No, but not anywhere,” he added. The 2007 Census of Agriculture put the average age of Texas ranchers and farmers at 59, while 6 percent were under 35. And many of the older cattlemen no longer want to weather the risky environment. “It was so devastating that a lot indicated that they are not going to fight it again,” Gill said. The latest census, state Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples said, “shows young farmers are becoming an endangered species. As today’s farmers and ranchers near retirement, we must find ways to support a younger generation that will be tasked with feeding a growing population.” Meanwhile, the high cost of land, cattle and feed, compounded by tight credit, create a formidable barrier to younger would-be ranchers building their first herds -- if they don’t have family land or hadn’t already left for urban careers like their siblings and classmates. The Texas Agriculture Department offers matching grants to young farmers and ranchers, which Staples said can help them get started or become more firmly established, but the grants are capped at $10,000, “With the cow herd at such a critically low level, Texas will start to lose infrastructure if cow numbers do not increase soon,” said Gill, who organized a series of daylong seminars around the state to attract new people to the industry as a way to reverse the trend. He was hoping to encourage innovative partnerships between retiring ranchers or landowners and a young generation of producers starting out. But the event planned for Graham was canceled for lack of interest and another in Abilene attracted people already in the industry, eager to hear how to safeguard their investment and livelihood. Bevers said the extension service had hoped to attract young Texans starting out with similar ambitions to Bowles’. A graduate of Texas Christian University’s ranch management program, Bowles in a few years has built a herd of 1,000 yearlings — mainly heifers, or young females, kept for six months, then sold — and a smaller cow-calf operation with 50 breeding cows of unknown bloodlines — “Heinz 57 kinds” — and a spotted Charolais bull. The French breed is known to produce good crosses. His calving rate is an enviable 90 percent, meaning 9 in 10 cows produce an offspring yearly. “If not, they’re out.”

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Sal Pace, Democratic candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, takes a tour of Osprey Packs given by Erik Wegner, Gareth MarLew Matis shows how his broadfork works, which he uses to tins and Tom Barney Friday afternoon. Pace will face incumbent Cortez Republican Scott Tipton in November’s election. cultivate the topsoil in his garden.

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Best crop for Matis is garlic From Page 1B Matis said the hopping bugs would eat plants and sometimes even the roots. “They really loved the onions! Anything green, they would eat. They just devastated stuff.” The whole neighborhood, he said, tried to get rid of them using biological control. But Matis, knowing that the bugs reproduce pretty quickly, would go out at night to his garden and kill many of them individually. Matis much prefers cover crops in most of his garden. They are there to cover the soil and protect it from the elements, such as wind, sun, etc. They are planted in late fall, he said, and he mostly uses winter rye, but there are eight other crops that he uses, mixed together. Grasses, broadleaf crops and legumes are all good cover crops, and some are shallow roots, some are medium and some are deep. They decrease the need for irrigation and help choke out the weeds. “I like to have the ground covered in winter.” His 7-year-old dog, Scamp, is Matis’ companion and loves to “help” him out around the farm. Matis’ biggest and best-selling crop is garlic, a fall plant. He has planted 1,700 garlic plants, which includes 10 varieties for market purposes, he said. After eight years at the Cortez Farmers Market, he knows what sells and what doesn’t. “I have lots of good, regular clientele there,” he said.

The garlic he grows is the hardy variety, because of where he is located in the Mancos Valley. Plus, he said, “the deer don’t eat it!” He waters about twice a week to begin with and then reduces it to once a week in about June. “That forces the garlic to start maturing,” he said. If he doesn’t sell all of the garlic he grows right after harvest, he can let it dry and it will be just as good. Matis already works two days a week at Crow Canyon and has for some time. He will also be working for the Galloping Goose Historical Society this summer. So, he won’t have a lot of time to spend in his garden this summer. “That’s why I’m really trying to get away from the major weeding by using cover crops,” he said. He also plants radishes, salad turnips, onions, tomatoes, winter squash and a few other things. He rotates crops, which is “so critical”, he said. His watering system is one that uses the T-tape in many of his rows, soaking the ground. But the hardest part of the whole farming thing, he said, is the succession planting that he likes to use, especially for things like lettuce and radishes - the things that have a quick growing period. And inside his house, he starts cucumbers, squash and cantaloupe that he’ll be putting out later in the year. “That’s the fun of it,” he said. “There’s so much to learn. It’s never boring!”

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A leading aerospace company has unveiled plans for a new space system that could put NASA astronauts back in orbit by 2016 and create jobs in northern Utah. ATK is trying to land a contract with NASA or others for its new Liberty commercial space transportation system. Since ending the shuttle program last year, NASA depends on Russian rockets to get its astronauts to the space station. But the agency is looking for companies that can launch astronauts to the space station instead. ATK says the Liberty program would give the U.S. a new launch capability and end its dependence on Russia. Instead of building rock-

“In essence, our customers are people who want a ride into space or people who want to put cargo and satellites into space.” Joe Oliva ATK’s director of business development for Liberty et motors for NASA vehicles, the company would offer a complete system, including spacecraft, launch vehicle and mission operations. “Instead of supplying a component to their requirements, we’re offering the entire service,” said Joe Oliva, ATK’s director of

business development for Liberty. “In essence, our customers are people who want a ride into space or people who want to put cargo and satellites into space.” Kent Rominger, ATK vice president for the Liberty Launch Vehicle, said NASA is just one of its potential

customers. “We also want to carry cargo to the space station,” he said. “We want to offer rides to other nations.” ATK would be the prime contractor in a group of companies that would build the Liberty Launch Vehicle, top to bottom. “The entire vehicle will be managed and run from the prime in Utah,” Rominger said, adding it would mean about 300 jobs in Utah and possibly many more later if ATK wins the NASA contract. At the height of the space shuttle program in the 1990s, 8,000 people worked for ATK in Utah. By last year, there were only about 1,500 employees as the shuttle program wound down.

BLM requests comments on carbon dioxide well proposal The Bureau of Land Management’s Tres Rios Field Office is considering Kinder Morgan’s proposal for the construction and production of three carbon dioxide (CO2) wells in Montezuma County. The wells and flowlines are on private surface with federal minerals, while “loop” pipelines are on private surface land and the Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. Following the public scoping period, an Environmental Assessment will be developed

to determine the possible resource impacts in accordance with National Environmental Policy Act and the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Resource Management Plan. The scoping period is intended to provide those interested or affected by this proposal an opportunity to make their concerns known prior to the development of the EA. Written comments must be submitted by June 4, to the Bureau of Land Management, Tracy Perfors, Natural Resource Special-

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ist, 29211 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323, by email to tperfors@blm. gov or by fax to 970-8826841. Please note comments and information submitted regarding this project, including email addresses and street addresses of respondents will be available for public review and disclosure. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name, email address, or street address from public view or from disclosure under the Freedom of In-

formation Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your written comment. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by the law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives of officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. For further information about the project, contact Perfors at tperfors@blm. gov or 882-6856.

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Benefit Golf Tournament Saturday • May 19, 2012 Conquistador Golf Course • Cortez Lunch! Registration 11:00 • Lunch 12:00 Shotgun Start 1:00 18 Hole Scramble • 5 Person Teams (must have 1 lady) Green Fees and Cart Extra Proceeds to Benefit Hospice of Montezuma 1345 S. Broadway • P.O. Drawer 740 Cortez, CO • 565-4400 Contact Micah at the Conquistador Golf Course for more information at 970-565-9208


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Community Calendar The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announce- area so special. Contact Gabi to sign up at 759-1170 or gabi@ ments about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. sjma.org. Send announcements to news@cortezjournal.com. Items submitted at least two weeks in advance will have a better chance of getting published; items submitted several days before the Will Furse, candidate for district attorney, is hosting a event might not get published. For more information, call the meet and greet at Mr. Happy’s Cafe & Bakery, 332 E. Main Journal at 565-8527. Street, Cortez on Saturday, May 19 from 5 to7:30 p.m. Join us on the patio for sunshine, food, and conversation. Bring your questions and your appetite. For more information contact The public is invited to a meet and greet for District 2 Will Furse at 903-8183 or furse4da@gmail.com Montezuma County commissioner candidate Bud Garner at Zuma Natural Foods, 121 Railroad Ave. in Mancos. Complementary coffee and cookies will be served on Tuesday, May 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. Also there will be another meet and greet at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dolores on Tuesday May 22 The Four Corners Chapter of the Compassionate Friends from 6 to 8 p.m. and Hospice of Montezuma will hold its second annual Community Sperings Rememberance and Balloon Release on Saturday, May 19, at 1 p.m. at Centennial Park near the small gazebo. People can share messages about loved ones, show photos Incumbent District Attorney Russell Wasley will hold meet and there will be grief rerource information availalbe. and greet meetings at 7 p.m. on the following dates and at If. This event is to honor and celebrate the lives of loved the following places: Tuesday, May 15 at the home of Rich- ones who have passed away, and a chance to release some ard and Catherine Kipp, 28202 CR 16, Pleasant View; Thurs- emotions along with a special message. day, May 17 at Jack and Jannelle’s Country Kitchen, 801 East For more information, contat Cherie at 565-6480 or DebMain, Cortez; Tuesday, May 22 at the home of Don and Gay- bie at 565-4732. lene Etnier, 12449 CR 29, Dolores; Thursday, May 24 at Mr. Happy’s Bakery and Café, 332 East Main, Cortez. These will be a great chance to discuss one on one any questions you have with your District Attorney and to get updated voter registration information. The 11th annual Hospice of Montezuma golf tournament Contact Jack Robbins at 749-1588 or Nancy Jennings 739will be held on May 19 with all proceeds going toward Hos3040 for further information. pice of Montezuma patient care. The tournament is a fiveperson team that must have one women.  Registration begins at 11 a.m. with lunch being served at noon. The shotgun start begins at 1 p.m.  Cost is $40 and includes lunch. Green fees and golf cart fees are extra.  Pueblo Community College will present a draft of its For more information call Micah at Conquistador Golf proposed 2012-2015 Strategic Plan and seek input during Course at 565-9208 or Ronda at Hospice at 970-565-4400. a community session that will take place 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. The event will be available via polycom at the Southwest Colorado Community College campuses in Durango (East Campus - The Commons building, Room 219) and Mancos/Cortez (West Campus - Learning Center, The Cortez Cultural Center will host a panel discussion on Room 109). All interested community members are encourearly Cortez leader Stephen Smith at 3 p.m. Saturday, May aged to attend. 19, at the center, 25 N. Market St. The panel also will explore the early development of Cortez and the Montezuma Valley. Among other roles in Cortez, Smith conducted the Montezuma Valley Bank, the first bank in Cortez; was county clerk and recorder; and served as secretary of the irrigation disAs Southwest Health System prepares to assume manage- trict. ment of the Mancos Valley Clinic at the end of this month, Donations are welcome. two public forums have been scheduled to update the comFor more information, contact the Cultural Center at 565munity on operations, staffing, and future plans for the clin- 1151. ic. SMWH hospital CEO Kent Helwig will give a presentation and answer questions from members of the community on Wednesday, May 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and again on Monday, May 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Both forums will be held at the Mancos Public Library. Please call 564-2146 for Cortez Masonic Lodge No. 133 will hold a Remembrance more information. Service on Saturday, May 19 at 8 a.m. in the lodge building. Guests of the lodge will be the Honor Guard of the Ute Mountain American Legion Post No. 75. As the Lodge Memorial Roll is read, the Honor Guard will also honor those who were veterans. Family members of past lodge members Montezuma County Public Health Department, in con- are invited to attend. For further information call 565-2309. junction with the Osteoporosis Prevention Project of Western Colorado, will be providing a low cost ($29) Osteoporosis Bone Density Screening at Montezuma County Public The first-ever Montezuma Mayhem Obstacle Race will be Health Department, 106 West North Street, Cortez on Thursheld Saturday, May 19 at Montezuma-Cortez High School, day, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the Montezuma County Public Health Department at located at 206 W. 7th street in Cortez. Racers will run over a mile with 10 obstacles to overcome, as well as mini-fitness 565-3056, ext. 221 to schedule your appointment. challenges along the way. Start times are between 1 to 2:40 p.m. Register at Pepperhead, Kokopelli’s Bike and Board or the Cortez Cultural Center for only $20. Contact Bethany The public is invited to a meet and greet for Casey McClel- Carriger for more information: bcarriger@cortez.K12.co.us lan, District 3 Montezuma County commissioner candidate or 565-3722 ext 152. on Thursday, May 17 at Lewis Arriola Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m., and at the Baymont Inn in Cortez, May 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Furse holding meet and greet

Meet and greet for Bud Garner

Rememberance and balloon release to honor loved ones

Meet and greets for DA Russell Wasley

Hospice of Montezuma golf tournament

Community input on community college

Cultural Center panel will explore Cortez’s early history

Public forums for Mancos clinic update

Cortez Masonic Lodge Remembrance Service

Health Dept. has bone density screening

Montezuma Mayhem Obstacle Race

McClellan to hold meet and greets

Cortez library announces May theme for Storytime “Celebrate, Even the Little Things” is the May theme of Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library, located at 202 N. Park St. Storytime is held every Thursday and Friday at 10:30 a.m. for preschool-aged children. Both days will follow the same theme. On Thursday there will be no craft. Older children are welcome to join in for the craft at 11:15 a.m. on Fridays. “Take a Walk” will be presented on Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18. “Picnics and Parades” will wrap up the month on Thursday, May 24 and Friday, May 25. For more information, contact the library at 565-8117.

Mancos library features film about female Olympian Community Cinema Mancos Public Library is showing “STRONG!” The film by Julie Wyman features Cheryl Haworth. The the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for the 2008 games in Beijing, China she struggles with injury, self-confidence, and body image. The film will be shown on Thursday, May 17 at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. A panel discussion may follow. For more information please call the library at 533-7600.

Durango Kennel Club Dog Show The Durango Kennel Club Dog Show will be held May 18, 19 and 20 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The show, licensed by the American Kennel Club, will start at 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. Sunday. Judging continues until about 2:30 p.m. all three days. More than 100 breeds will compete in the sporting, hound, working, terrier, toy, non-sporting and herding groups, in both conformation and obedience events. The show will have a junior showmanship class. No dogs are allowed on show grounds that have not been entered in the show. Admission is free and refreshments are available for purchase on-site. For more information, visit www.durangokennel club.org.

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to speak to the public regarding their campaign issues and proposals. All candidates are invited to attend this forum but only be the candidates in the primary race will speak. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A second forum will be held before the general election on Oct. 15 To RSVP or more information, contact Carol Baumgartner at 533-1498 or duffyncarol@hotmail.com.

Beer tasting will help raise appreciation for beverages The Cortez Cultural Center will host a beer tasting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at the center, 25 N. Market. The tasting will help the Cultural Center expand its series on the appreciation of fermented and distilled beverages. Cost is $20 per person. For more information or to reserve a spot, call the center at 565-1151.

Findley meet and greet Dewayne Findley, Montezuma County commissioner candidate for District 3 will be holding a meet and greet at Zuma Foods in Mancos on Thursday, May 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. Light snacks will be provided. Please come by and meet Dewayne and visit with him. He will be glad to answer your questions.

Variety of computer training classes offered at the Cortez Library The Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., will offer a computer training class at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 24: Basic II Computer Skills. Registration required for all classes. Sign up by calling the library at 565-8117 or by stopping by.

Hollywood to feature Stephanie Hatfield and Hot Mess On Friday, June 1, The Hollywood Bar and Grill, 417 Central Ave, Dolores, welcomes the return of Stephanie Hatfield and Hot Mess, from Santa Fe. Show starts 8 p.m., cover is $5. For more information contact (970) 882-9998.

Cortez Library June computer classes The Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., will offer a series of computer training classes in June. All classes start at 1 p.m. On Fridays, June 1, 15 and 29, a class on the variety of aspects of finding a job on the Internet will be held. On Thursday, June 7, Basic Internet Searching will be held. On Thursday, June 21, a class on Using Google is scheduled. All classes must be signed up for ahead of time, as space is limited. Sign up by calling the library at 565-8117 or by stopping by.

MECC monthly luncheon The Montelores Early Childhood Council (MECC) will hold their next monthly luncheon meeting on the first Monday in June 4, at 11:45 a.m., in the community room of the First National Bank of Cortez, located in the Cortez Plaza. All are invited to these meetings, especially parents. Lunch will be provided so please RSVP to MECC’s coordinator, Vangi McCoy, mecc.coordinator@gmail.com, PO Box 1725, Cortez, CO 81321, phone 749-7017.

Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo Parade

Show your hometown spirit at the 82nd annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo Parade on Saturday, June 9 at 5 p.m. Parades reinforce the sense of community pride and tradition and acknowledge that there are reasons to celebrate. There is something for everybody and everyone has a role including parade participants, volunteers and spectators. This year’s parade is coordinated by the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. There is no fee to enter and the deadline for entries is Tuesday, June 5 Entry A grantwriting workshop will be held at the Mancos Valley forms can be picked up at the Colorado Welcome Center, Visitor’s Center on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 928 E Main in Cortez or by calling 565-3414. The cost is $35, includes notebook of materials. Instructors: Mac Neeley and Marianne Griffin RSVP required by contacting chamber@mancosvalley. com or by calling 533.7434 This course is a primer for anyone interested in researchThe Montezuma Agility Dogs Club is offering basic obeing for and writing grants, and as such, is an introductory dience classes for dogs 5 1/2 months and older. The classes level course. begin June 9, 2012, are one hour long on Saturday mornings for six weeks. Class size is limited, registration is first-come, first-served. For more information call Bobbi at 882-5404. The Mancos Public Library, located at 211 W. First St., will be holding a “Fancy Nancy and Dapper Dan” party on Saturday, May 19 from 10-11 a.m. for ages 3-7. Fancy Nancy is a well known book character who loves anything and everything “fancy.” There will be crafts, fancy tea and a dainty It’s time once again for the Cortez Public Library’s chilsnack, and dress up time. To sign up and get more informadren’s Summer Reading Program. This year the theme is tion please call 533-7600. “Dream Big, Read.” Come by the library on June 1 and you can pick up your reading log, no registration required. Information about the program is available now. You can earn books, prizes and a cool T-shirt (while supplies last). This year we’re having a big drawing for six great prizes at the end Battle Rock Charter School has a limited amount of room of the program. We’re also sponsoring five great performers for new studetns and will be accepting applications starting with the first performance date on Wednesday, June 13, at 2 May 19. The school will hold a barbeque Saturday, May 19 at p.m. 2 p.m. and will have applications available. Battle Rock is a The library is located at 202 N. Park St. and may be reached four-day week of standard-based teaching, with an empha- by calling 565-8117. sis on gifted and talented. For more informartion, call 560-0158 or 565-3237.

Grant writing 101 Workshop in Mancos

Montezuma Agility Dogs Club classes

Fancy Nancy and Dapper Dan party

Cortez Library summer reading program

Battle Rock school accepting applications

Wine tasting and food event The Civitan International presents Wine Tasting with Superb Finger Foods event on Sunday, May 20 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Stonefish restaurant at 16 W. Main in Cortez. The food will feature Old World (Italy, Spain, France) versus New World (Argentina, Australia, California) cuisine. Cost is $40 for single and $75 for a couple.

The San Juan Basin Farm Bureau Meet the Candidates Night

A Meet the Candidates Nights sponsored by the San Juan Explore the natural and cultural diversity of the Sand Can- Basin Farm Bureau will be held Monday, May 21 from 7 to yon area of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument 9 p.m. at the Montezuma County Annex Building located at with Larry Eads, on Friday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 103 N Chestnut, Cortez. Learn about the flora, fauna, and cultural sites that make this There will be an open forum for 2012 Primary candidates

Nakai concert to benefit Mancos library

Tami Graham Presents “An evening with R. Carlos Nakai,” a benefit for the Mancos Public Library, Saturday, June 16, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) at the Mancos Opera House. Of Navajo-Ute heritage, R. Carlos Nakai is the world’s premier performer of the Native American flute. Since 1983, he has released over 35 album. Nakai has earned two gold records for “Canyon Trilogy” and “Earth Spirit” and has received nine Grammy® nominations. The cost for the concert is $35 for general admission, $75 for VIP private reception with R. Carlos Nakai (includes wine, beer and appetizers following the event). Tickets are on sale at Southwest Sound in Durango, Mancos Public Library and Rocky Mountain One Stop in Cortez. For more information call 759-9716, email www.tamigraham.com or find the event on Facebook.


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(N Subject to Blackout) (Live) Rockies Postgame The Dan Patrick Show MLB Baseball Auction Hunters Auction Hunters Auction Hunters Auction Hunters Auction Hunters (N) Auction Hunters American Digger American Digger American Digger 1,000 Ways to Die Auction Hunters Auction Hunters American Digger Ghost Hunters “Waverly Hills” (CC) Ghost Hunters “Voices of Pain” (CC) Ghost Hunters (N) (CC) Total Blackout (N) Total Blackout Ghost Hunters (CC) Total Blackout Total Blackout Lost Girl (CC) Seinfeld (CC) Seinfeld (CC) Family Guy (CC) Family Guy (CC) Family Guy (CC) Family Guy (CC) Big Bang Theory Big Bang Theory Conan (N) The Office (CC) The Office (CC) Conan Toddlers & Tiaras (CC) Toddlers & Tiaras “Glitzy Divas” (CC) Toddlers & Tiaras Alana; Heaven; Laci . Toddlers & Tiaras (CC) Sister Wives “Sister Wives Separated” My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding Toddlers & Tiaras NBA Basketball Playoffs, Conference Semifinal: Teams TBA (N) (Live) (CC) NBA Basketball Playoffs, Conference Semifinal: Teams TBA (N) (Live) (CC) Inside the NBA (N) (Live) (CC) Leverage (CC) NinjaGo: Masters Johnny Test (CC) Johnny Test (CC) Regular Show Regular Show Regular Show NinjaGo: Masters NinjaGo: Masters NinjaGo: Masters Level Up King of the Hill King of the Hill American Dad M*A*S*H (CC) M*A*S*H (CC) Home Improvement Home Improvement Love-Raymond Love-Raymond Hot in Cleveland Happily Divorced King of Queens King of Queens King of Queens King of Queens Hot in Cleveland NCIS Gibbs questions DiNozzo’s ability. NCIS An assassin targets a key witness. NCIS “Masquerade” (CC) NCIS “Jack Knife” (CC) Fairly Legal “Kiss Me, Kate” (CC) Common Law “Pilot” Wes and Travis search for a murderer. The Golden Girls The Golden Girls ››› My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997, Romance-Comedy) Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney. ›› Notting Hill (1999) Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville. A bookseller and a movie star have an unlikely romance.

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Chicago detective hunts mobster in London. › Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) WGN Midday News (N) (CC) Walker, Texas Ranger (CC) Walker, Texas Ranger (CC) Walker, Texas Ranger (CC) Old Christine Old Christine 30 Rock (CC) 30 Rock (CC) Criminal Minds (CC) Criminal Minds (CC) The First 48 “Blackout” (CC) The First 48 (CC) The First 48 (CC) Storage Wars (CC) 8 Simple Rules 8 Simple Rules Grounded Life Grounded Life That ’70s Show That ’70s Show That ’70s Show › Leap Year (2010) Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott. ›› Step Up ›››› The Untouchables (1987, Crime Drama) Kevin Costner, Sean Connery. (CC) ›› Commando (1985, Action) Arnold Schwarzenegger. (CC) › Collateral Damage (2002), Elias Koteas (CC) I Shouldn’t Be Alive (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police Dog collar. Colbert Report Com. Central Com. Central RENO 911! ›› School for Scoundrels (2006) Billy Bob Thornton. 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House Hunters Hunters Int’l Property Virgin Property Virgin Property Virgin Property Virgin Property Virgin Property Virgin Larry the Cable Guy Larry the Cable Guy Larry the Cable Guy Modern Marvels “Packaging” Modern Marvels (CC) Modern Marvels “Doors” (CC) Grey’s Anatomy (CC) Grey’s Anatomy (CC) Grey’s Anatomy (CC) How I Met How I Met Wife Swap (CC) Wife Swap (CC) Mega Plane USS Virginia Wild Justice “Thrill Killer” Outlaw Bikers “Hells Angels” Locked Up Abroad Locked Up Abroad Dora Explorer Dora Explorer SpongeBob SpongeBob SpongeBob Kung Fu Panda Kung Fu Panda Kung Fu Panda SpongeBob SpongeBob How to Rock How to Rock Savage Wild Mathews Expedition Saf. Jim Zumbo Shooting USA (CC) Shooting Gallery “Full Custom” Border Battles Rifleman Hunters Impossible Zumba Dance Ogreenic MLB Baseball Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants From AT&T Park in San Francisco. Motorhead Autogeek World Poker Tour: Season 10 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 1,000 Ways to Die Auction Hunter Auction Hunter Auction Hunter Auction Hunter Ghost Hunters California haunts. Ghost Hunters (CC) Ghost Hunters (CC) Ghost Hunters “Irish Ruins” Ghost Hunters (CC) Ghost Hunters “Tombstone” American Dad Name Is Earl Love-Raymond Love-Raymond Love-Raymond Love-Raymond Friends (CC) Friends (CC) Friends (CC) Friends (CC) King of Queens King of Queens My Shocking Story (CC) Four Weddings (CC) What Not to Wear “Alicia M.” A Baby Story A Baby Story A Baby Story Rm-Multiples Toddlers & Tiaras (CC) Las Vegas “For Sail by Owner” Leverage Parker gets jury duty. The Closer “High Crimes” Law & Order (CC) (DVS) Law & Order “Act of God” Law & Order “License to Kill” Looney Tunes Camp Lazlo Codename Codename Looney Tunes Tom & Jerry Tom and Jerry Looney Tunes Looney Tunes Wrld, Gumball Gunsmoke “Uncle Finney” Gunsmoke “Slocum” (CC) Bonanza “The Rescue” (CC) Bonanza “The Duke” (CC) Bonanza “Cutthroat Junction” M*A*S*H (CC) M*A*S*H (CC) House “Meaning” (CC) House Possible alien abduction. House (CC) NCIS Citywide blackout. (CC) NCIS “Child’s Play” (CC) NCIS “Faith” (CC) Frasier (CC) Frasier (CC) Ghost Whisperer (CC) Ghost Whisperer (CC) Charmed “A Witch’s Tail” (CC) Charmed “A Witch’s Tail” (CC) Golden Girls Golden Girls

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DVIDS: Fight Duty Calls Fit For Duty Recon Fort Carson Today’s AF Newswatch State-Briefing FNG Around Service Briefing Encore Battleground PENTAGON 29.1 stitch up the area’s 21 percent unemployment with jobs. Rodeo Midwest Country Perform. Horse Roping/Riding Brz. Ag Report Texas-Reporter Dakota Life Okla. Horizon Toy Trains La. Agriculture Heart to Heart The Roy Rog Theater Center Stage RFDTV 51.1 202 Cinchtown It’s called Q.S.M. (for “Quality Sewing and Manufacturing”) and in the building on the ››› Great Balls of Fire! (1989) › Heart of Dixie (1989, Drama) Ally Sheedy, Virginia Madsen. (CC) is located ››› Mystery Date big (1991, Suspense) Ethan Hawke, Teri Polo. (CC) ››› Runaway Daughters (1994) Julie Bowen, Holly Fields. (CC) ››› Pretty in Pink (1986) (CC) THISTV 30.1 southeast in Cortez, a site where a former business, joined the In the of HeatMain of the Nightand (CC) Maple In thestreets Heat of the Night (CC) WGN Midday News (N) (CC) Walker, Texas Ranger Kent’s, (CC) Walker, Texas Ranger (CC) Walker, Texas Ranger (CC) Old Christine Old Christine 30 Rock (CC) 30 Rock (CC) WGN 49.1 16corner growing rank of closures caused by the sagging economy of this area. CSI: Miami “Tunnel Vision” Criminal Minds Cults. (CC) Criminal Minds (CC) The First 48 (CC) The First 48 (CC) The First 48 (CC) The First 48 (CC) A&E 27 30 CSI: Miami “To Kill a Predator” Some 20 will and the employee force gradually increase. Employment will That ’70s Show That ’70s Show That ’70s Show ›› The Flintstones (1994) John Goodman, Elizabeth Perkins. (CC)begin working Still Standing Still Standing 8 Simple Rules will 8 Simple Rules Grounded Life Grounded Life That ’70s Show ABCFAM 72 persons 34 Gilmore Girls all Paid Program ›› The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (1967) Jason Robards, George Segal. (CC) › Collateral Damage (2002, Action) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Elias Koteas. (CC) ›› Conan the Barbarian (1982) Arnold Schwarzenegger. (CC) AMCbe local. 25 47 Nopalea with Wild Kingdom “Raising Sancho” I Shouldn’t Be Alive (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) Miami Animal Police (CC) ANPLAN 54 33 The Crocodile Hunter (CC) WEN Hair Care Entourage Daily Show Colbert Report Com. Central Com. Central RENO 911! › Superhero Movie (2008, Comedy) Drake Bell, Sara Paxton. (CC) Scrubs (CC) Scrubs (CC) Com. Central Futurama COM 55 60 Insanity! Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse Doc McStuffins Little Einsteins Mickey Mouse Octonauts Mickey Mouse Jungle Agent Oso Never Land Jessie (CC) Jessie (CC) Jessie (CC) Jessie (CC) DISN 28 38 Mickey Mouse Never Land Joyce Meyer Insanity! FBI: Criminal Pursuit (CC) FBI: Criminal Pursuit (CC) Unusual Suspects (CC) First Week In (CC) First Week In “Fresh Meat” First Week In (CC) Behind Bars “Washington” DSCKinder 26 9 Morgan earned a high-impact permit from the Montezuma County Commission Monday to SportsCenter (N) (Live) (CC) SportsCenter (N) (Live) (CC) SportsCenter (N) (Live) (CC) First Report Football Live NFL Live (N) (Live) (CC) Around/Horn Interruption SportsCenter (N) (Live) (CC) ESPN 31 27 SportsCenter (N) (Live) (CC) install an additional carbon-dioxide pipeline this summer to increase production of the gas. 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Cortez Journal 8B

Tuesday May15, 2012

Comics&Features Home and Away

Stone Soup

One Big Happy

Focus needs to be on the children

Dilbert

Annie’s Mailbox by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law, “Travis,” has been in a relationship with his girlfriend, “Kristin,” for eight years. They now have two young children. Kristin has cheated on him too many times to count and continues to do so. They fight about it constantly. The problem is that Travis is so wrapped up in what Kristin is doing with various other men that both of them have put their children on the back burner. At the moment, the kids are living with Kristin’s parents. Kristin says the kids are the most important thing to her, but she definitely doesn’t show it. She’s only a mom when it’s convenient for her. And Travis is the same way. Travis is being treated for depression due to his relationship, but, Annie, he is never going to change her into the woman he wants. He refuses to leave her, saying he wants to keep his “family” together, but they are hardly together as it is. I don’t see how this is good for the kids. Travis isn’t innocent, either. He can’t keep a job because he would rather “babysit” Kristin. He is lazy and thinks the world owes him something. The two of them have tried counseling apart and together, but they never stick with it. As a family, we don’t know what to do. We’ve talked to Travis until we are blue in the face. Why can’t he see that this is a toxic relationship? How do we get him to care more about his children instead of their poor excuse for a mother? -- Worried Family Dear Worried: Travis and Kristin have a co-dependent relationship that is going nowhere. And it will continue until one of them decides he or she has had enough. You cannot make this happen. Instead, please concentrate on those kids. Neither parent is fit to raise them. Are Kristin’s parents providing a stable home life? Can you spend more time with the children, taking them out on weekends? Your goal should not be to provide Travis with a better marriage. It should be to help care for those children so they can grow up to be more mature than their parents. Dear Annie: My sister and I are estranged. Our father is in his 80s, and although I have no need to be friends with my sister, I would like us to be able to sit in the same room together for my father’s sake. I do not understand why we have never gelled. My sister says it’s because I am jealous of her. I feel we are on different planets. And if her expectation of our relationship is not met, she thinks we cannot have any relationship at all. I wish only the best for my sister, but whenever we get together, it is ugly. Should I continue to push for family time even though I don’t want to be alone with her? My father seems OK with things as they are, but I’m a parent now, too, and I would be devastated if this were the situation with my kids. -- No Family Time

Non Sequitur

Blondie

Dear Family: We think your father would rather see you individually than watch things get “ugly” in front of him. Would you and your sister consider counseling together? Unless the two of you can work out some kind of detente for Dad’s sake, it might be best to leave things as they are. Dear Annie: I read with amusement the letter from “Santa Cruz,” the lesbian who objected to the way she was stared at in foreign restrooms. I have short hair, rarely wear makeup and have also been treated rudely abroad. It never occurred to me that it was an issue of sexual orientation, because I am straight. I assumed it was because I wear comfortable shoes, look people in the eye and act more assertively than women of that culture. Your advice to be polite and charming is spot on and works non-verbally, as well. -- Also from Santa Cruz

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The Compassionate Friends A support group for families who have experienced the death of a kid of any age, from any cause meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Hospice Building, 1345 S. Broadway, Cortez. For more info, call Cherie at 565-6480 or Debbie at 5654732.

Septic Systems, dirt work, trenching, driveways, concrete, hauling, tilling, MH foundations, etc. Call Don @ 749-8397

VETERAN’S ASSISTANCE GROUP FOR VETERANS IN CORTEZ & SURROUNDING AREA Local unofficial group to assist veterans in various aspects of ex-military life is meeting now at the Arriola Community Center on Rd. S. Assistance in disability claims, educational benefits, PTSD support & general assistance. The forms and processes can be complicated, get help from people who have been there & understand the system. TIME: 7:30 PM THIRD WED. OF EVERY MONTH BEGINNING MAY, 16. For information contact Jim Coleman 970-560-4156.

WE DO IT ALL! Home makeovers, new const., decks, siding and sidewalks. Ron Paquin. 749-3305

Personals Some 8 years ago, I left my Elk tooth wedding ring on my back porch in my fenced yard on Cherry St., Cortez. It was taken. You know who you are! My husband gave it to me for our 25th wedding anniversary and it means more to me than it would EVER mean to you! PLEASE! PLEASE! - Return it-No questions asked. Even after all these years, I am still devastated and heartbroken over MY taken wedding ring.

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Tractor work, mowing, driveways, garden tilling, plowing and disking, landscaping and more. Reasonable rates. 533-9025

Help Wanted/ Full Time ADVERTISE YOUR HELP WANTED AD ANONYMOUSLY! We Have A “Blind Box” available upon request. We will accept resumes for your business for an additional $5.00. Call the Cortez Journal for more information. 565-8527

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The Smith Group d/b/a RIMCO is hiring for the following positions for their Cortez, CO Location. We are now accepting applications for the following positions: s#USTOMER3ERVICE2EPRESENTATIVES s-ANAGER4RAINEES CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTTATTIVE: You will be responsible for maintaining administrative organization, customer files, and processing customer transactions. The major emphasis is on in-store sales, telephone sales, direct marketing, new customer growth and renewal payment processing in the store. The Customer Service Representative (CSR) plays a key role in the upkeep of the showroom floor. Position Requires: Uœœ`ÊVœ““Õ˜ˆV>̈œ˜ÊΈÃÊ>˜`Ê interpersonal skills U i“œ˜ÃÌÀ>Ìi`ÊÃiˆ˜}ÊΈÃ U˜œÜi`}iʜvÊVÕÃ̜“iÀÊÃiÀۈViÊÌiV…niques or the ability to learn on the job Uœœ`ʓ>̅Ê>LˆˆÌÞ U*ÀœviÃȜ˜>Ê>««i>À>˜Vi U*œÃˆÌˆœ˜ÊÀiµÕˆÀiÃʏˆv̈˜}]ʏœ>`ˆ˜}Ê>˜`Ê hand-trucking of merchandise UˆÃ̜ÀÞʜvÊÀiÃՏÌà MANAGEMENT TRAINEE: Assisting ̅iÊ ÕÃ̜“iÀÊ VVœÕ˜ÌÃÊ i«>À̓i˜ÌÊ ˆ˜Ê lease agreement renewals. Reports directly to the Customer Accounts Manager. Position Requires: U/…iÊ>VµÕˆÃˆÌˆœ˜Ê>˜`ʓ>ˆ˜Ìi˜>˜ViʜvÊ customers U ˆÀiVÌʈ““i`ˆ>ÌiÊVœ˜Ì>VÌÊ܈̅ÊVÕÃ̜“ers who have not renewed their Lease agreement(s) UVÌÊ>ÃÊ>ÊVÕÃ̜“iÀÊVœÕ˜ÃiœÀÊ܅œÊÀiÃiÃÊ the benefits of timely lease agreement renewal payments U œ“«iÌiÊ>˜`ʓ>ˆ˜Ì>ˆ˜ÊÜiiŽÞÊÛi…ˆViÊ maintenance sheet and route sheets daily U œVՓi˜ÌÊ>ÊVÕÃ̜“iÀÊ«Àœ“ˆÃiÃÊ>˜`Ê update customer information in the store computer system UÃÈÃÌÊ܈̅ʓiÀV…>˜`ˆÃiÊÀiÌÕÀ˜ÃÊ>˜`Ê VÕÃ̜“iÀÊ`iˆÛiÀˆiÃÊ>ÃÊ`ˆÀiVÌi`ÊLÞÊ U*iÀvœÀ“ÊÀi뜘ÈLˆˆÌˆiÃʜvÊ̅iÊ ÕÃtomer Accounts Manager when directed U"̅iÀÊÌ>ÎÃÊ>ÃÊ>ÃÈ}˜i`ÊLÞʓ>˜>}i“i˜Ì U>ˆ˜Ì>ˆ˜ÊÕ«`>Ìi`ÊVÕÃ̜“iÀʈ˜vœÀ“>̈œ˜ &OR)MMEDIATECONSIDERATION PLEASEAPPLYINPERSONAT2IMCO %-AIN3TREET#ORTEZ #/ Employment contingent upon the completion of a national criminal background check, driving record check, pre-employment drug screen.

LPN/RN’s The Valley Inn Nursing Home, a Long Term Health Care Facility, located in the beautiful Mancos Valley is now accepting applications for full-time day/night shift nurses. Applicants must have a current Colorado license, be well organized, and have strong documentation skills. Applicants must have knowledge of geriatric care issues and also must be able to communicate well with others effectively. Interested applicants may call 970-533-9031 or stop by for an application at 211 3rd Ave., Mancos, CO. The Valley Inn is an EOE.

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY Community Connections is seeking men and women who want to help make a difference in a person’s life, work directly with adults with a developmental disability, care for their needs, be a mentor, and provide daily living skills. $9.00 an hour FT & PT, great benefits for 26 hours or more, must be 18, pass background check and have current drivers license/insurance. Call Jamie to hear more details at 565-8608 www.cci-colorado.org

The Valley Inn Nursing Home is seeking a Colorado Licensed Psychologist for in house therapies. Applicant must be able to bill all insurances, Medicaid and Medicare. Please send resume to 211 - 3rd Ave., Mancos, CO 81328 or call 970.533.9031. The Valley Inn is an EOE.

BUS DRIVERS THE TOWN OF VAIL The Town of Vail, Colorado is seeking expressions of interest for Bus Drivers for ski season 2012/13. For info & to apply visit www.vailgov.com

Help Wanted/ Full Time BWR Constructors, Inc. is hiring experienced heavy equipment operators and construction laborers for civil and utility work. Experience in road building and pipeline preferred. BWR is an equal employment opportunity employer. Members of underutilized groups (minorities and females) are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are available at 22881 CR F, Cortez; 13589 CR 213, Durango; or mail resumes to PO BOX 1267, Cortez, CO 81321. Certified Nursing Assistant positions available. Join our quality team of health care professionals providing excellent care for our rehab and long term care residents. Evening and day shifts available. Enjoy competitive pay, and benefi ts, flexible schedule. Current C.N.A. license required. Complete an application at Vista Grande Inn 680 E Hospital Drive Cortez, CO Do You Stand Out In A Crowd? We are looking for you! Full-time customer service & outside sales person needed. MUST have excellent customer service skills, be able to multitask and thrive in a busy environment. Media experience preferred but will train the right person. Good base + commission and full benefit package. Send cover letter and resume to: Advertising Director, Cortez Journal, 123 Roger Smith Ave., Cortez, CO 81321. NO PHONE CALLS! Due to the growth of our company, Guardian Angel Home Health is looking for: PRN, Full-time and Part-time RN’s and LPN’s. Contact Cortez at 565-7134 or Durango at 385-8414. Farm hand /side roll irrigator. Full time. Call 562-4759 - serious inquiries only.

Help Wanted/ Full Time Sales Position. Help revolutionize the internet for small local businesses! BuzzTown. com is hiring a BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE in Southwest Colorado. Duties include establishing a pipeline of qualified leads, generating new revenue, and presenting digital marketing and advertising opportunities to appropriate businesses. Requires Bachelor’s degree, proven track record in digital sales & advertising, excellent customer service. Love of the color orange a plus. Fear of fast paced industries a minus.BuzzTown.com offers a competitive salary, bonus, and benefits. Letter of interest, resume & salary requirements to jobs@durangoherald.com. EOE

Sales Position. Help revolutionize the internet for small local businesses! BuzzTown. com is hiring a BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE in San Juan County NM. Duties include establishing a pipeline of qualified leads, generating new revenue, and presenting digital marketing and advertising opportunities to appropriate businesses. Requires Bachelor’s degree, proven track record in digital sales & advertising, excellent customer service. Love of the color orange a plus. Fear of fast paced industries a minus.BuzzTown.com offers a competitive salary, bonus, and benefits. Letter of interest, resume & salary requirements to jobs@durangoherald.com. EOE

Florida Mesa Preschool seeks fulltime PRESCHOOL TEACHER. Call Keeva 970-382-0856

San Juan BOCES has openings for School Psychologist, School Social Worker and Speech Language Pathologist. Go to www.sjboces.org for more information and application.

Guardian Angel Home Health is seeking LPN’s for the EEOIC program, days & nights, full-time & part-time PRN.

STYLISTS NEEDED Full/part time, booth rent, Clientele is a must, 565-8030.

It’s never too late -- get your GED. Call 565-1601 for registration. Classes in Cortez and Dove Creek. Ages 17- 96. The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center has a full time position open for an LPN/RN. You will be working with incarcerated persons. You must be 21 years of age or older, of good character and be able to pass the required background check. This position has an annual salary plus benefits. Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office or you may visit our web site at www.montezumasheriff. org and select the employment application option. The deadline for applications is May 23, 2012. For more information you may contact Lt. Pierce at 565-8452, extension 330. Office Manager for Home Care Service. Must be reliable, organized & have outstanding computer skills. Excel & Outlook a priority. Good written & verbal communication skills. Detail oriented. Ability to prioritize multiple demands & resolve problems. Works independently. Applications available online www.hospiceofmontezuma.org or in person at 1345 S Broadway, Cortez, CO 81321. Hospice of Montezuma (970) 565-4400. Personal Care Provider: 32 hours/week. Eligible for benefits. Night shift. Apply at Madison House, 120 S. Madison. EOE Person wanted for general office work. Math and computer skills required. Mechanical ability a plus. Must be willing to get dirty occasionally and do some light mechanical/shop work. Must be able to lift 40 pounds. Preemployment drug test required. Send cover letter with resume and references to Seeley Oil Company, P.O. Box 1086, Cortez. No phone calls, no walk-ins. Radio Shack is seeking a self motivated individual for Satellite Installation/ Retail Sales. Individual needs to have good customer skills, friendly and willing to help customers with questions related to the purchase of items we sell. Background in Construction is a plus for the Installation, but not required. Able to lift 30 plus pounds and ability to work off a ladder. Pay is based on experience. Apply at Radio Shack in Cortez, 1245 E. Main St. No phone calls please. Rico Hotel & Argentine Grill is looking for experienced fulltime SERVER, live-in possible. 970-967-3000.

The 22nd Judicial District Probation Department is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list with a desired start date of July 1, 2012 for a full time, 1 year contract Juvenile Probation Officer/Case Manager in Cortez. This professional position will supervise a case load of pre-adjudicated youth. After hours/on call may be required. Minimum qualifications: A bachelor’s degree with major course work preferably in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or related field. Salary: $3592/month. To be considered for employment, applicants must submit a Colorado Judicial Branch Employment Application. A resume alone is not sufficient. Complete job description and application are available on website www.courts.state. co.us. Applications must be received or postmarked by May 21, 2012 at the 22nd Judicial District Probation Department, Attention: Sonie Buffi ngton, 601 N Mildred Rd Suite 1, Cortez, CO 81321 The City of Cortez is accepting applications for a part-time (25 hours per week) custodian at the Library. The position requires performing a variety of routine, unskilled and semi-skilled custodial work while maintaining the premises of the Library in a clean and orderly condition. Must have the knowledge and experience to perform the duties required; must be able to work independently and complete daily activities according to the work schedule; must be able to understand and follow written and oral instruction; and must be a high school graduate or equivalent. The beginning salary is $9.00/hour. Applications may be picked up at and submitted to the SW Colorado Workforce Center, 2208 East Main, Cortez, CO, 565-3759, until 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2012. All applicants must attach a current driving record with application.

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Call 565-8527 Today Help Wanted/ Full Time The Durango Herald seeks a paid summer photo/video intern. Daily duties include producing local news, sports and feature photos and videos. Photo/video interns must provide their own digital SLR equipment, including a telephoto lens to cover sports. Knowledge of Photoshop and the ability to shoot and edit video are pluses. Hours include weekends.

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To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and photo and video samples to David Bergeland, Photo/Video Manager, at dbergeland@ durangoherald.com or c/o The Durango Herald, 1275 Main Ave., Durango CO 81301. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has a Economic Development Specialist who will plan, design, and conduct research to aid in the interpretation of economic relationships to assess new venture investments through acquisition, organic growth and/or mergers and acquisitions. Ability to plan, develop, write and administer programs to assist in the maintenance and expansion of existing enterprises; as well as programs to encourage the development of new industries on and off the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation. Qualif: Associates Degree in Business required with 7 yrs related exp., BA in Business Administration/Economics with 4 yrs related exp. Preferred, 8 yrs related business exp in lieu of degree requirement, Experience in the areas of research, development, management or accounting. Position closes 5/18/12. To apply send in a completed employment application and resume with references to Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Heather Lang, HR Generalist, PO B248 Towaoc, CO 81334 or fax to 970-564-5528 or email hlang@ utemountain.org For complete job description or questions call 970564-5421. Wanted COOKS for the Majestic Dude Ranch in Mancos. Position starts now through Oct. 13th. Pay $10-12 an hour + room and board. Email karie@majesticduderanch. com Wanted FLY FISHING GUIDE for the Majestic Dude Ranch in Mancos. Position starts now through Oct. 13th. Pay $10 an hour + room and board. Email karie@majesticduderanch.com Wanted MOUNTAIN BIKE GUIDE for the Majestic Dude Ranch in Mancos. Position starts now through Oct. 13th. Pay $10 an hour + room and board. Email karie@majesticduderanch.com

Help Wanted/ Part Time Cook: part time. Must have experience cooking for large groups. Apply at Madison House, 120 S. Madison. EOE The Ute Mountain Tribe is seeking a Emergency Substitute Adult Education Teacher - Duties as follows: The teacher (Adult Educator) will utilize professional knowledge of education in performing duties in the field of adult education. The instructional areas will normally be an adult education a self- contained classroom. The teacher will provide instru ction at the professional level as a classroom teacher, as team teacher or special services teacher according to the setting and organizational structure o f the program. She/he will be responsible for planning implementing , and evaluating instructional activities under stated guidelines, standards and benchmarks. She/he will work the Education staff other organizations, colleges and programs. Desired Qualifications: Maintain a valid driver’s license, Bachelor’s Degree, Teacher Licensure/Literacy Instruction Authorization with a minimum of 12 semesters hours must be in adult education or secondary methods and/or curriculum to quality at the secondary level. 5 or more years of Experience teaching adult education/literacy (preferred). Experience with TABE Assessment (preferred). Position closes: May 11, 2012. To apply send a completed Ute Mtn. Tribal employment application to Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Human Resources, PO Box 248, Towaoc, CO 81334 or fax to 970564-5528, or email hjacket2@utemountain.org Additional info call 970-564-5421. Mechanic / front desk. Apply in person at Lakeside Lanes in Cortez. Personal Care Provider: Relief, called in as needed. Apply at Madison House, 120 S. Madison. EOE


10B TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012 Help Wanted/ Part Time Receptionist for busy dental office, scheduling appts & insurance billing. Must be professional, detailed oriented & a team player. Experienced need only apply. Send resume to shkhntrkd@aol. com Southwest Open School is now accepting applications for the following positions: PT Project Coordinator for Project Empower: a 21st Century Community Learning Center program- BA and experience working in an after school or school setting. Understanding of grant program coordination, management, and evaluation. PT Internship Coordinator-BA with experience working with youth. Knowledge of community businesses and other resources to effectively coordinate internships and job shadows. For information and application materials call 565-1150 ext. 6015. EOE. Positions open until filled. The Dolores School District RE-4A has the following opening for the 2012-2013 school year: •Half-time Secondary Clerical Assistant Data entry knowledge, excellent computer skills, good phone & people skills Position open until filled. For applications, please call the Dolores School District Office at (970) 882-7255; stop by the office at 100 N. 6th Street, Dolores, CO 81323, or access online at www. dolores.k12.co.us .

★ MERCHANDISE Appliances & HH Equipment Individual washers & dryers. $125, sets for $250. Fridges from $150, ranges from $150. 30� white Maytag glass top electric range/double oven, very slightly used. ALL GUARANTEED. 970-560-4156

Furniture & HH Goods Almost brand new reclining/lift chair, used only 4 mos. Excellent condition. Pd. $600 asking $350. Call 970-882-3870 Washer & Dryer, church bench, entertainment center, antique table & 6 chairs, sofa, compressor, and pellet stove. 801-865-6295 or 565-0650

Garage Sales Fri & Sat. 561 N. Harrison in the alley at the garage. Household items, ladies clothes 6-8 MOVING SALE/House for sale, nice furn. inside & garage sale. Lots of bargains. Also Honda 550, 1975 Custom Hardtail Bobber $5000.May 18 & 19, 9am-? 742 L Way, Southern Bluffs off of 7th St. SUGAR COOKIE GIFTS, 313 Railroad Ave, Dolores. Moving Sale ladies clothing, collectibles, Western art prints. Bargains to 50% off. Tues - Sat. 11-4.

Heating/Fuel & Wood

FREE HEAT OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE From Central Boiler. FINANCING AVAILABLE Call Today Bishop Brothers Climate Control (970) 882-8859 www.bishopbrothers.net

Miscellaneous for Free FREE WOOD PALLETS May be picked up in the parking lot of the Cortez Journal at the BACK DOCK anytime. (When available-check often) 123 Roger Smith Ave. NO PHONE CALLS

Miscellaneous for Sale Annual Spring Warehouse Sale! Tile, carpet, wood, laminate, sinks and more. Remnants & closeouts must go. SAT, May 19, 9am-3pm, 1 DAY ONLY. The Tile & Carpet Store of Durango, 194 Bodo Dr. Driveway gravel delivered & spread, free on-site estimates. Also topsoil. 739-6217 FLC Surplus Computer SALE!! Priced from $200 (no monitor or software) to $300 (w/ mon/ software). Special pricing for all Students w/ proper ID. Also various computer components. Super sale computers $100. More info www.fortlewis.edu/itsurplussale MONTEZ. WATER: Commerical water tap. FOR SALE 970-570-0040 Snapper Lawn Mower. 20 HP, 44 inch deck. Hydro drive. $1995. 882-4562

CORTEZ JOURNAL Miscellaneous for Sale

Travis’s custom sheds MAY SPECIAL 8x12 gable roof shed, 7’ walls, propanel roofing $1375, 10x12 $1575. All styles and sizes available. Call Travis at 903-2587

Miscellaneous Wanted All Auto Fast Eddie’s/Coyote Car Crushers is paying top dollar for wrecked used & unwanted cars/ trucks, batteries and metals. Call 970-565-6525. Belt Salvage will pay $140 per ton for cars and scrap metal. Delivered when you mention this ad. Belt Salvage Will pay $6.00 each for car & truck batteries for the month of May 2012

Swap/Barter

SWAP ADS $10 for 3 days. Swap items for equal value, no monetary exchanges. Sorry we will not list vehicles, real estate, business ads or yard sales in this column.

★ FARMERS MARKET

Pets STUD SERVICE AKC Registered/papered chocolate male lab available for breeding. Cortez area only. Female MUST BE AKC registered/papered. Owners will be required to show paperwork. We get pick of the litter. Call 970-565-4149 please leave message.

★ TRANSPORTATION Automobiles for Sale 1988 Nissan Pathfinder: 4x4, v6, looks good runs great call 564-9196 we will return the call 2002 Subaru Outback - red, 182k miles, good condition, $4500 Call Jenn (970) 946-5422. 2010 Nissan Versa S Hatchback, auto, power, 40k miles. $12,450. #12-5a 970-946-4397

Boats/Motors ‘99 185 Sea Ray with open bow, inboard/outboard, fi tted cover, good condition. EZ loader trailer. Asking $10,000. Located in Cortez. If interested call 970462-6900

Mobile Homes for Sale

CREDIT PROBLEMS? Keeping you from getting that car or truck? We’ve helped others with financing. Perhaps we can help you as well. Stop by:

Buy “factory to site direct� and save! VA, FHA & RD Approved. Will sell home only or do full turn-key package. Call today RBS 565-8787

PRE OWNED CARS & TRUCKS located on the east side of Cortez by the bowling alley, where the Dolores Hwy “T Bones� with Hwy 160.

★ REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Country Homes Riverfront home. Near Dolores. Acre +, 2000+ SF. Reduced to $295K. Consider leasing. 970-882-4130 Spectacular Mountain Views FSBO Beautiful 6 ac. 2128 sq. ft. 3bd/2.5ba ranch style home in La Verde Est. 2 mi SE Cortez, aspen walls, spa, screen rm, 3 car gar. w/concrete apron, no mud, wk shop, RV hook-ups, 3 water sh, 100 trees. $325k, 970-565-0820

Homes in Town 4bd/3ba w/studio with large yard. $169,800 (970) 560-0427.

1978 22 Foot Fiberform Cabin Cruiser 350 Volvo Penta In/Out Board. Flying Bridge, fridge, stove, sink, bathroom. Lots of storage. Cover & trailer included. Asking $5500/OBO. Located in Farmington,NM. 970-565-4149

John Deere 348 baler for salewire-used four years. 970-565-3592

Four Wheel Drive Vehicles

Round corral 15-12’ panels w/ ride thru gate, several Priefert 12’ horse panels & 12’ walk thru gates & misc saddles/equip and wire cattle panels. 749-1316

2001 Ford Ranger pickup 4dr, 4x4 5sp, camper shell, 155K mi, great cond. $4000. Call 970-749-9704

Feed/Seed/Hay

2001 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4x4, 105k mi. Exc cond. Camper top incl. $14,000. Call 918-408-7927

Alfalfa and grass hay for sale. Horse quality and cow hay. 2 wire bales and one ton bales. Also, One half ton bales of oat hay. 882-7809

2002 GMC 2500 HD reg. cab, auto, new windshield, plugs, wires & all services.172K mi, 3 utility boxes, dual exhaust, great runner $6300. 970-485-0477

Hay for sale Alfalfa grass mix 882-7359

Food FARM FRESH EGGS in Cortez, $3 per dozen Call 970-749-5823

4br/2.5bath 1800sf home in quiet area, hardwood floors in main level, privacy fence w/deck, fruit trees $174,900 (970)560-2241

★ LIVESTOCK & PETS Animal Breeding STUD SERVICE AKC Registered/papered chocolate male lab available for breeding. Cortez area only. Female MUST BE AKC registered/papered. Owners will be required to show paperwork. We get pick of the litter. Call 970-565-4149 please leave message.

Pasture Land Horse pasture $50/mo per head, June-Oct. Call for more details 970-564-9293 WANTED irrigated horse pasture for 6 head. 970-739-5578 or 970-565-7247 WANTED summer pasture for 30 to 60 pairs of gentle cattle. Mike Fuchs Herefords 719-657-2519

Pets AKC Golden Retriever, 1 male left, $200 Call 970-882-4118 or 970-739-6875. Do you have a dog or cat that needs to be spayed or neutered and you can’t afford it? Contact Four Corners MASH M-F 8 am - 5 pm, 560-4054 ELSIE, 1 yo Border Collie/ Black Lab mix. Shy, but loving girl has come a long way from a rough start. Needs someone who can offer firm love. 565-PETS(7387). Photo at forpetssakehs.org Free 8 yr old F Husky to good home. (970) 946-8240

Newly remodeled 2BR/1BA, fenced yard, deck, 2 car carport, Cortez $123K Call 970-560-0493.

Lots & Acreage

www.salsmotorcorral.com 970-259-8170 4x4s • Trucks • SUVs

ARE YOU KIDDING In town lots now start at ONLY $24,900. Great subdivision – underground utilities available. Call now. 970-394-4545

2011 Yamaha Stryker, black package, 1300cc, low miles, asking $10,000. Call 970-560-2677.

Moving from area must sell ASAP, 2 shares of MVI $3800/ea OBO 970-729-1366 or 970-967-3355

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION NEW 3bd 2ba home. Great views, stainless appliances, vaulted ceilings, attached 2 car gar. 970-394-4545

2008 CHEVY SILVERADO, white, 4x4, 71k mi. Extended cab. VG condition. $20,000. 970-565-2537

3/4 Montezuma Water Co Tap. Allow up to 3 dwellings on membership OR 2 single family memberships. 970-749-1316

Mancos Rural Water Tap for Sale $7,500.00 Please call (970) 946-8240

Beautiful 3 BR, 2 BA 1823 SF stucco/cedar passive solar home in N. Cortez. Quiet neighborhood, close to shopping/parks. Fruit trees, green house, + an additional build-able lot all for $193,000. (970) 259-4265 for more info.

2006 H-2 Hummer; black, loaded, excel cond. $25,000.00 Call (970) 799-2557

Motorcycles & Scooters

6 shares MVI for lease $65/ share 970-759-4690

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT

RV’s/Campers & Travel Trailers

3BR/2BA with 2 car garage in Cortez. 2BR 1BA in Dolores. Call River Mountain Properties 970-882-2300

Apartments/ Furnished 1/1 furnished cabin on 10 acres near Mesa Verde. $700 includes utilities. 970-903-4300 Nice fully furnished garage apt. No children. Quiet seniors preferred. 4 miles from Cortez. $750 mo + dep. Utilities paid. 565-4623

Apartments/ Unfurnished 1BR/1BA $495/mo + utilities. 106 E. Arbecam, Cortez. 970-259-9462 1 person apt in Cortez. $500/ mo + $500 sec. utilities incld. 1 yr lease. Avail. now 970-560-2285 Lg. 2bd/1ba $650/mo + utilities W/D hook-up, carport. 620 W. 7th St. Unit D, Cortez 970-259-9462

2009 Sportsman 29’ bumper pull travel trailer, sleeps 6 comfortably, excellent condition, like new, $11,500. Josh 970-749-6153, can be seen at Boren Storage, 7 miles N on Hwy 145 on west side.

Trailers/Horse & Utility 16,000 lb GVW utility trailer, good for 1,000 gallon water capacity. Also 16,000 lb. GVW trailer, short body, ideal for skidster. 749-1316 Gooseneck, flatbed trailer, 20’ steel deck, double axle, 2500 miles. $3600. 970-882-0123

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4BR/3BA double car garage, by Mesa school, no smoking/pets, $1350/mo + dep. + utilities. Avail now. leave message 970-565-4469.

Nice Lg,3 BR, 2 BA solar home N. Cortez. Quiet, near shopping/ parks. Fruit trees, green hse, big yard. $950/month. 970-259-4265

Houses/Furnished

The Johnson building has Professional Offi ce Suites in Cortez. $1.00 per SF + $25.00 utilities. Please call 565-9156

New,quiet 2bd, 2ba, den, trees, views, close to town. horses - dog OK. 5 min to town. n/s, year lease, $900 + util. call 970.739.4626

Condos/Townhomes Unfurnished

Mobile Home & RV Spaces

Clean 2BD/1.5BA condo in Cortez, private backyard w/deck & hot tub, W/D hookup $700/mo + elec & dep. No smoking/pets. 739-6583.

3 MH spaces avail on Dolores River. Call River Mountain Properties - 970-882-2300

Houses/Unfurnished

3bd/2ba quiet area, very nice home, month to month $1000 970-560-4828

PRODUCTION ENGINEER-FOUR CORNERS

In Cortez 3br/1ba + great room $800/mo + security dep. + all utilities. 970-560-2677

Ctz-lovely adobe dwntwn 1br, priv. yd, garage, $950 + util. Leila 970749-2789 C21 West Slope Realty

1994 14x70 2BR 2BA w/8x12 storage shed. In a 55+ park or can be moved. $20,000 OBO. 970-565-0109. In Cortez

for Manufactured and Modular Homes VA, FHA, RD Approved. Bonded & Insured Call Don 565-8787

CTZ by Mesa Elmntry, clean/ newer,3bd/2ba,lg.yd carport shed PetsOK,$950 Call 714-488-4483

Prime office space, property is behind Dolores State Bank on N. Park St. Excellent exposure, exceptionally clean. $900/mo + deposit & utilities. 970-564-0469

2 BR upstairs, $550 mo, $300 dep. NS/NP. 970-565-1005

HOMETOWN DEALER

Cortez-Very nice & very clean, 2BR house, new sun room, W/D, A/C, porches, Lg backyard. 1st house on N. Park off Main (behind Dolores State Bank) $850/mo +dep+utilities. No smoking/pets. 970-564-0469

Several units, Cortez, Dolores & County. Call for list. 4 Corners Properties (970) 882-1211

Business & Office Space

Mobile Homes for Sale

Your

Cortez 2BR/1BA oversize gar fenced yd pets ok, oak floors, appliances, nice home, $825/mo 1 yr lse, avail 6/1, 303-588-2695

Studio apt for rent close to Cortez All util pd. $450/mo + $225 dep. More info & to view call 970-8824321, leave message after 4pm.

2BR/1BA - 330 N. Linden, 925 sf, hardwood floors, swamp cooler, gas heat, insulated windows, backyard storage. $750/mo. 4 Corners Properties 565-1202 Randy.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SYSTEMS

Clean 4br/2ba Ctz area, new flooring, garage, no pets/smoking. $800/mo + dep. 970-560-2782.

Studio & 1 BR apts. in Dolores, utilities included. Call (970) 8822211 or (970) 759-5920.

For Sale: 10.6 acres, 1.25 miles from Cortez on Rd. J-6. Call and leave a message. 970-565-2747

2003 SportsMaster 5th Wheel RV 25’. Hitch; slide; awning; Clean & Ready! $11,750. 970-882-3105

3BR 2BA 2 car garage, new home, $1200 + ulits. Cortez near high school. No smoking / pets. ALSO - Avail this summer 3BR 2.5 BA, FURNISHED, close to Hospital. $1600 + utils. Short term avail. Cortez. ALSO this summer 2BR 1BA FURNISHED apt. Short term avail. $1000 mo. Cortez. Refs and dep req on all. 749-1316 3br/2ba great location, fenced yd. 805 E. Third St. $900/mo + $900 dep. 970-739-3290

Very nice 1000 SF 2BR 1.5BA, w/w&d hookup, private back deck & patio, large eat in kitchen w/ pantry, good parking, $700/mo, application required. Call Pat 970946-2220

Nicely remodeled 3BR/2BA in Cortez, NE area, across from a park, $152K. 970-565-1498 propertiesnearcortez.com

Water Shares & Taps

5 shares MVI $4500 per share Call Pamela (970)570-9395

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Several units, Dolores & Cortez, Call for list, 4 Corners Properties (970) 882-1211

Farm Equipment

Barn stored grass hay. 2 wire 60 lb. bales. 970-739-3266

Houses/Unfurnished

Trucks/Pickups & Vans

3BR/1BA Dishwasher, washer, dyer, garden area, sprinkler system, pets considered. $850/mo. (970)739-0887

Country RV hook-up for 5th wheel trailer or large motor home. $350/ mo. U pay utilities. Call after 6pm or leave message 970-882-7314 RV space in country, $250/mo + utilities. 30795 Hwy 184. Call 882-3010 RV Space in quiet family park, $200/mo., $100/dep. Orchard Trailer Court, Cortez 560-6220 Space for RV or mobile home in small country park. 5 miles to Cortez. Close to McPhee. $250/ mo. Horses OK. 970-882-7623

Mobile Homes for Rent

3br 1ba, garage. 1518 Aldridge, $700 month + utilities. 1st, last & deposit. No pets. 970-769-3310

2BD/1BA Nice wood deck, W/D hook-up, woodstove, secluded in trees, no pets, 970-882-7566 or 970-749-6273. Near Dolores.

3br/1ba NE area near Cortez City Park, $750/mo, $700/dep. 7396600 or 565-1498

2BR 1BA, quiet family park. $500 month. $300 deposit. 560-6220 In Cortez

3BR/1BA N. of Cortez, elec/water/ trash included. You pay gas. $850/ mo + dep. Call 970-759-5467

2 BR mobile home in Cortez. No pets. $385/mo. + $200/dep. 759-2823.

3BR /2.5BA Townhouse in Dolores 2100 sf newer, nice $1100/mth Avail 6/1 970-759-5734

3br/2ba 18x80 in Dolores. $650/mo. + references. 970-560-7239

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CORTEZ JOURNAL TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012 11B Private Legals

Mobile Homes for Rent Mancos- nice 3br/2ba washer & dryer hook up, in small quiet park, $625 + dep. 970-799-1961 Clean 2 & 3 bedroom trailers. Reference & employment with application. Happy Valley Trailer Park in Cortez, call 759-1305 Country living in Cahone 2BR 1BA, 14’ wide, $400 mo, $500 dep,1st & last mo rent. 562-4289 Mancos clean 2BR W/D, woodstove, $495/mo. Also, 3BR/2BA W/D $725/mo. + dep. 799-1961 Near Dolores. 1 BR 1 BA on farm. No pets. Drug free zone. $350 mo + S.D. 759-4658 RENT OR SALE 3BR 2BA fully furnished mobile, W/D, D/W, nice yard in Mancos. Refs required. Call 970-533-7961 10am-5 pm or 882-2276

Rentals Wanted RV space wanted in quiet area Cortez/Dolores. Prefer rural area, have references, no pets, am very quiet. 928-528-8028

Rooms for Rent Rooms for rent. Private bath, close to Cortez, all utilities pd. $350/mo.+ $175 dep. For more info & to view call 970-882-4321, leave message after 4pm.

Storage Space Lew-Ann’s Storage 6176 Rd. 24, Cortez. Storage units starting @ $25/mo. Call 970-799-1336.

★ LEGALS Private Legals 84276 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Hurschel K. Coppinger, a/k/a Hurschel Kipling Coppinger, a/k/a Hurschel Coppinger, Deceased Case Number 12 PR 33

Private Legals

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to

Colorado.

District Court of County, Colorado

The name of the holder of the judgment: Johnson Bank Original principal balance of the secured assessment amount: $67,564.49

Montezuma

on or before September 8, 2012, or the claims may be forever barred. Chloris M. Coppinger, Personal Representative 739 Birch Drive Cortez, CO 81321 Published in the Cortez Journal on May 8, 15 and 22, 2012. 84425 PUBLIC NOTICE DISTRICT COURT, MONTEZUMA COUNTY, STATE OF COLORADO 109 West Main, Room 210 Cortez, CO 81321 970-565-1111 Case No: 2011CV163 Plaintiff: JOHNSON BANK Defendants: CHARLES M. O”MALLEY, a/k/a Charles O’Malley COMBINED NOTICE OF SALE, RIGHT TO CURE AND RIGHT TO REDEEM THIS IS TO ADVISE you that Action No. 2011CV163 was commenced in the Montezuma County District Court, which action resulted in a judgment in favor of Plaintiff, Johnson Bank against Defendant, Charles M. O’Malley a/k/a Charles O’Malley. On December 6, 2011, a Judgment, which includes a decree of foreclosure and writ of special execution, was issued by said Court Ordering execution against lands and property owned by Charles M. O’Malley a/k/a Charles O’Malley whereupon the Sheriff of Montezuma County levied upon the following real property situate in the County of Montezuma and State of Colorado: LOT 5, DAKOTA’S DRAW, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEROF FILED FOR RECORD DECEMBER 5, 2005 IN BOOK 16 AT PAGE 30 Also known by street and number as: 18649 Road 22.6, Lewis, CO 81327 (hereinafter the “Property”) Situated in Montezuma,

the County and State

of of

YOU ARE NOTIFIED OF THE FOLLOWING:

A notice of intent to cure filed pursuant to section 38-38-104 shall be filed with the undersigned at least fifteen calendar days prior to the first scheduled sale date or any date to which the sale is continued. A notice of intent to redeem filed pursuant to section 38-38-302 shall be filed with the undersigned no later than eight business days after the sale. THE LIEN BEING FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. I, Dennis Spruell, Sheriff of Montezuma County, will sell the above-described property, at public auction, to the highest bidder who has submitted bid funds to me as specified by C.R.S. § 38-38-106(7), at the lobby of the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Department, 730 East Driscoll, Cortez, Colorado on June 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of satisfying such judgment and paying certain other sums, all as provided by law. [Attach to mailed Notices copies of: C.R.S. § 38-38-103, 38-37-108, 38-38-104, 38-38-301, 38-38-304, 38-38-305 and 38-38-306.] THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Dated May 4, 2012 MONTEZUMA COUNTY SHERIFF Dennis Spruell Sheriff By: /s/ Dennis Spruell Sheriff of Montezuma County, Colorado /s/James R. Nottingham James R. Nottingham, Esq., #33230 Berenbaum Weinshienk PC 370 17th Street, Suite 4800 Denver, Colorado 80202

Private Legals (303) 825-0800 Fax (303) 629-7610 Published in the Cortez Journal on May 8, 15, 22, 29 and June 5, 2012.

Private Legals (970) 565-4257 Phone (970) 565-1057 Fax Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246) Published in the Cortez Journal on May 12 and 15, 2012.

Private Legals or the claims may be forever barred. James E. Bridgewater. Personal Representative 11215 Road 29 Cortez, CO 81321 Published in the Cortez Journal on May 15, 22 and 29, 2012. 85131

84990

84638

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME

Cortez Mini Storage 6894 Rd-24, Cortez, CO. By default of tenant contract, will sell or otherwise dispose of stored items in the following units, in accordance with the law, and as the facility owner sees fit. Robert John-Unit A-35, P.O. Box 23, Round Rock, AZ 86547 owing $267.00 Charlene Benally-Unit A-22, P.O. Box 23, Montezuma Creek, UT 84534 owing $197.00 Sharma Denetsosie-Unit A-8, P.O. Box 420, Towaoc, CO 81334 owing $280.94 Ronda Lemons-Unit A-23/26, 8705 Ponderosa, Bakersfi eld, CA 93306 owing $497.00 Sherry English-Unit B-3/40 & B-5/38, P.O. Box 1321, Dolores, CO 81323 owing $452.00 Alvina Yellow-Unit B-6/37, P.O. Box 211, Towaoc, CO 81334 owing $357.00 Vera Blackhorse-Unit B-13,2500 W Apache #2203, Farmington, NM 87401 owing $357.00 Tenants and associates are no longer allowed on premises unless accompanied by manager. Payment must be received by 5:00PM 5/22/12, in cash or money order, to stop the disposal of personal items.

Case Number: 12C75 Public Notice is given on 5/4/12, that a Petition for a Change of Name of an Adult has been filed with the Montezuma County Court. The Petition requests that the name of Ruth Chavez be changed to Sandra Judith Muniz. /s/ Amelia Harris Clerk of Court By /s/ Gale Walker Deputy Clerk Published in the Cortez Journal on May 10, 12 and 15, 2012. 84829 PUBLIC NOTICE Triad Western Constructors, Inc. requests Subcontractor/Material Supplier quotes for the Mineral Farms Water Pipeline Project adjacent to Ouray, Colorado from Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women Business Enterprises (DBE MBE WBE). Request Quotes for the following trades: Blasting, Traffic Control, Re-seeding, and Storm water. Project Bids May 16, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. local time. EOE. Copies of Bid Documents may be obtained from Schmueser Gordon Meyer, Inc at 103 W. Tomichi Ave., Suite A, Gunnison, CO 81230. Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246). Please send quote to: Jason Umberger Triad Western Constructors, Inc. 512 North Broadway Cortez, CO 81321

Published in the Cortez Journal on 5/15/12 and 5/22/12. 85099 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Gloria G. Harkins, a/k/a Gloria Glee Harkins, a/k/a Gloria Harkins, Deceased Case Number 12 PR 38 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to District Court of County, Colorado

Montezuma

on or before September 15, 2012,

PUBLIC NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number: 12C29 Public Notice is given on May 1, 2012 that a Petition for a Change of Name of a Minor Child has been filed with the Montezuma County Court. The Petition requests that the name of Tye Robert Szczesnik be changed to Tye Robert Burkowski. /s/ Amelia Harris Clerk of Court Published in the Cortez Journal on May 15, 17 and 19, 2012.

Public Legals 85141 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT BY THE CITY OF CORTEZ Notice is hereby given that final payment will be made on or about June 12, 2012, on a contract dated April 3, 2012, between the City of Cortez and All Concrete Solutions, LLC, for the 2012 Parks & Recreation Concrete Project. All persons, companies, or corporations that have furnished labor, materials, supplies, or services used by All Concrete Solutions, LLC, in connection with said contract, and whose claim has not been paid by the contractor shall, on or before the 1st day of June, 2012, file with the City of Cortez, City Clerk’s Office, 210 East Main Street, Cortez, Colorado 81321, a certified statement of the amount due. Failure on the part of the claimant to file such settlement will relieve the City of Cortez from any and all liability for such claim. Published in the Cortez Journal on May 12, 15 and 17, 2012.


MontezuMa County ServiCe DireCtory

12B  Tuesday, May 15, 2012  CORTEZ JOURNAL

Se r v ing C orte z, Mancos and Dolore s

AUTO

CONSTRUCTION - HAIR DESIGN

Four Corners Auto Electric

Insurance Agency _____________

HEALTH * LIFE MEDICARE PLANS SELF-EMPLOYED COBRA SOLUTIONS FINAL EXPENSE FUNERAL FUNDING DISABILITY * CANCER CRITICAL ILLNESS GROUP/EMPLOYEE LONG/SHORT TERM CARE HOSPITAL INDEMNITY DENTAL, VISION, HEARING SENIOR ASSISTANCE

PO Box 294 • 205 S. Walnut • Mancos, CO 81328

970-565-3776

10107 Rd 25 • Cortez

205 S. Walnut • Mancos, CO 81328 • 970-533-7056

COUNSELING

AUTO PAINT & BODY

Mancos Towing

FENCING

Couples Counseling Individuals

Canyon Paint & Body

Adolescents

Russ Patten, MA 970-739-6858

533-7630

ELECTRICAL

CARA ROSE (970) 564 - 6000

DaviD LoyD

No job to small Residential • Commercial • Farm •

Cell / 970.560.3069 or 970.565.0234

INDEPENDENTLY OWNED

FINANCIAL ADVICE

HOUSE & PET SITTING

AudrA L. FAhrion

112 W. Montezuma Ave. Suite 1, Cortez, CO 970- 565-7924 www.edwardjones.com

AUTO REPAIR

970-759-2416

“At your office” Integrated: Chair Massages • Neuromuscular Therapy $10/15 min • Swedish • Deep Tissue $20/30 min • Reflexology

In the Alpine Eye Clinic Building - Suite 5 • 560-2224

EXCAVATION

Complete Site Development NEW - REPAIR REMODEL - CABINETRY

• All Types of Excavation • Sand • Gravel • Rock • Septic Systems • Subdivisions • NRCS Irrigation Lines • Driveways & Roads • Trenches • Utilities • Ponds • Demolition • Foundations & Concrete Work

Will Sanchez

Ben Clayton Black

Gravel & excavation

6512 C.R. 24.5 • Cortez, CO 81321 (970) 565-3185 Cell (970) 560-3185

565-2178

Billy Sanchez

fax: 565-8566 email: willsanexc@yahoo.com • Serving Southwest Colorado

CHILDREN’S PARTY GAMES

Mr. Fix-It • Remodeling Specialist • No job too small • 40 years construction experience in Cortez

970-739-3167

REPAIR

Carolyn Hale 970.533.7551 / 970.799.4890 970.799.0633 801 Riverside, Mancos, CO 81328

In Home Service on all Repairs

970-565-7947 VIdeo RepaIR SHop TV antenna and Satellite Repair

EXERCISE Toning tables provide a relaxed form of exercise which is ideal for those with limited mobility or who do not often exercise.

CONSTRUCTION

Effortless xercise

560-1270

925 S. Broadway, Suite 228 Open M-F 8am - 8pm SAT 8am - 2pm Cortez, CO 81321

THRIFT STORE The Salvation Army Thrift &Welfare Center

201 Pinon Dr. Cortez

564-4228

Monday-Friday 10am-5pm Saturday 10am-4pm

PAINTBALL

Pinion Flats CamP

Paintball Field & Store Equipment Sales, Gun Rentals & Repair • Events

• DayPlay We fill CO2 & Airers •• Birthdays Parties d HPA Cylin • 3 fields to play 17921 Road 25, Dolores, CO 970-739-4662

www.pinionflats.com

YOUR MESSAGE HERE

Lower Daily Rates Call 565-8527 For Details

Kwality

Upscale Resale

KONSIGNMENT THRIFTSTORE

210 W. Main St. Cortez, CO 81321

970.565.9383 TREE CARE

Big Screen TV Repair

MANCOS

Locally Located.

THRIFT STORE

REMODELING

Since 1975

Locally Operated.

Don & Heather Phillips • 970-739-5679

- Certified, Licensed, LLC -

www.eea.coop

Locally Owned.

Certified. Insured. Professionally trained. Monthly Classes SPRING SPECIAL $60 BEGINNERS WELCOME!

Therapeutic Massage by Laura

801 N. Broadway Cortez, CO 81321 970-565-4444 800-709-3726

KEEP YOUR MONEY LOCAL!!!

Accepting Usable Furniture, Household & Clothing Items

MASSAGE

Association Empire ElectricAssociation Empire Electric

CARPENTRY

970-565-3388 970-749-5823

Call 565-8527 For Details

ELECTRIC UTILITY

970-749-0557

Pit sales & delivery available.

Lower Daily Rates

565-3100 • 255 N. Broadway #3, Cortez

loCated In the MIldred CoMplex 10964 rd. 26 #400 www.MVCabinetry.CoM

All types of sand, gravel & landscape materials.

YOUR MESSAGE HERE

“The Expert Touch” Only at Auto Masters do you get the expert care & quality that you deserve.

Custom & semi Custom Cabinetry For every budget Countertops • InstallatIon design est. 1998 KraftMaId • Crestwood

Serving the 4 Corners area with 2 locations.

CONCEALED Handgun Permit Class

• Excellent References • Experienced • Insured

“At Auto Masters We Hear You”

CABINETRY

I

565-1212

Baker Sanitation Inc. 7452 Rd. 24.3 Cortez, CO 81321

INSTRUCTION

HAULING

Mesa Verde Cabinetry & design LLC

SAND & GRAVEL, LLC

Daren & Kathy Stone

BEST CARRIERS RATES AND PLANS

Cortez, CO

24-hour Towing Established 1990

7301 County Road 41 Mancos, CO

BS

BEST OF THE WEST

533-7056  day 946-1876  mobile

We Rebuild Starters, Generators & Alternators

SANITATION

SAND / GRAVEL

INSURANCE

Ron Yeomans 

The Tree Tender Full Service Tree Care

Experienced Quality Tree & Shrub Work at Reasonable Rates • Trimming • Shaping • Removals • Stump Removals • Firewood • Old Cars, Implements, Scrap Metal Hauled • Brush and Trash Hauled Free Estimates, Modern Equipment, Senior Discounts, Fully Licensed and Insured

Jess Dufur, Owner

970-565-0906• Cell 970-560-2295 • Cortez

SAND • GRAVEL • EXCAVATION

WASTE MANAGEMENT

Sand • Gravel • Screened Rock • Topsoil • Fill Development Design • Excavation • Construction

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882-7878 • Pit Sales & Deliveries Available

200 S. 4th Street, Dolores

Locally Operated by Local Residents

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