Dolores kindergarten registration is set for April 4

Registration for kindergarten at Dolores Schools for the 2017-18 school year will be on April 4 from noon to 6 p.m. at the school, located on the corner of 12th Street and Hillside Drive. Bring a...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores to open infant-toddler center

The Dolores School District will add infants and toddlers to its student body beginning next school year. The preschool was awarded $25,000 in grants from the Buell Foundation and the Colorado...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Expert on bullying to speak at Dolores High School

Dolores Schools presents “Parenting with Wit and Wisdom” by best-selling author and speaker Barbara Coloroso on April 11 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the main high school gym. Coloroso is an expert...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Eight are sentenced in Montezuma County Court

Eight people were sentenced in Montezuma County Court before Judge JenniLynn Lawrence this week in connection with domestic violence and alcohol-related driving offenses. On Monday, Chad Pearce was...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Daniels Foundation awards $40,000 to PCC Foundation

The Journal The Pueblo Community College Foundation will receive $40,000 over the next two years from the Daniels Foundation Boundless Opportunity Scholarship to provide financial assistance to PCC...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Artisan chili, a Blaster and marathon runners

By Mac Neely Last week, I neglected to mention the chili cook-off at the Artisans of Mancos. There were 10 entries, all delicious, served with crackers and cheese. The winning green chili was made...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma sheriff’s office searches for missing Cortez man

A 31-year-old Cortez resident remains missing after more than a week of searching by law enforcement. According to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, Erick Hurley was last seen Friday, March 17...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Veryl Goodnight shares stories that inspired her art

Mancos painter and sculptor Veryl Goodnight condensed her 50-year career into an hourlong talk at the Mancos Public Library on March 23. Goodnight shared stories of inspiration about her various...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Excelsior’s plan for dust mitigation hits a snag

A dust-mitigating upgrade to the buildings at the Western Excelsior plant will have to wait at least until April 5, Mancos trustees decided at their meeting March 22. Western Excelsior plans to...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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State budget proposal cuts youth surveys on drugs, sex

DENVER – Colorado schoolchildren may not be asked about their drug use and sex habits in anonymous surveys anymore, under a bipartisan budget proposal moving through the Legislature. The budget...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos Elementary gets $110,000 playground grant

Mancos Elementary School has been awarded a $110,000 grant that will fund upgrades at its playground. Great Outdoors Colorado awarded the funds as part of the agency’s School Yard Initiative...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos ham shoot will benefit history museum

The Mancos Valley Historical Society kicks off the fund drive for its new museum with two events in April. On April 9, the group will hold an Easter Ham Shoot at the Simmons Gravel Pit, 39145 U.S....

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news