2017: A year about land use, health and play in Dolores

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2017: A year about land use, health and play in Dolores

Dolores town staff and board members on Sept. 11 toured the playground of Joe Rowell park to assess its condition. The Town Board voted to close it and tear it down to build a new one. From right are board member James Biard, maintenance supervisor Randy McGuire, board member Tracy Murphy, board member Val Truelsen, Mayor Santiago Lopez and deputy clerk Ann Swope.
Supporters gathered Aug. 18 for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting of the infant and toddler school in Dolores.
The East Rim Fire burned 700 acres in the Lower Dolores River Canyon.
The Draw Fire northeast of Dolores scorched 1,400 acres in early September.
Kayakers and rafters enjoy the Dolores River as water flowed from the dam at a rate of 4,000 cubic feet per second.
The sun reflects off the Dolores River and shows where it is over it’s banks in places when 4,000 cfs is released.
The Dolores River flows from the dam with McPhee Reservoir behind.
The town of Dolores enacted a policy in 2017 requiring all residents and businesses to have bear-resistant trash cans.

2017: A year about land use, health and play in Dolores

Dolores town staff and board members on Sept. 11 toured the playground of Joe Rowell park to assess its condition. The Town Board voted to close it and tear it down to build a new one. From right are board member James Biard, maintenance supervisor Randy McGuire, board member Tracy Murphy, board member Val Truelsen, Mayor Santiago Lopez and deputy clerk Ann Swope.
Supporters gathered Aug. 18 for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting of the infant and toddler school in Dolores.
The East Rim Fire burned 700 acres in the Lower Dolores River Canyon.
The Draw Fire northeast of Dolores scorched 1,400 acres in early September.
Kayakers and rafters enjoy the Dolores River as water flowed from the dam at a rate of 4,000 cubic feet per second.
The sun reflects off the Dolores River and shows where it is over it’s banks in places when 4,000 cfs is released.
The Dolores River flows from the dam with McPhee Reservoir behind.
The town of Dolores enacted a policy in 2017 requiring all residents and businesses to have bear-resistant trash cans.
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