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Aspen trees turn color above Silverton on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Do you have photos of the changing leaves? Email them to news@cortezjournal.com with "Asp...

Fall colors

Fall foliage is beginning to burst in all of its golden-orange glory in the San Juans.

As of this week, 30 percent of the cottonwoods, oakbrush and aspens along the Dolores River up to Rico are changing colors.

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Obituaries

Clara Marie Candelaria

Memorial services for Cortez resident Clara Marie Candelaria were held at 1 p.m.

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Nation and World

US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

US-led airstrikes target Islamic State group outside Kurdish town near border with Turkey