In the local version of the groundhog, a prairie dog ventures out of hibernation into the snow to see if he can see his shadow. The forecast is for sunshine Saturday, which would mean six more weeks of winter.
The Cortez Journal encourages people to submit announcements about upcoming events for the Community Calendar. Send announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Calendar items are published as space allows. To see the current complete calendar, log on to www.CortezJournal.com, click on Community and, under it, Community Calendar.