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Dolores student is awarded coveted Boettcher Scholarship

Dolores High School senior Cameron Elder has been awarded the Colorado Boettcher Scholarship, which provides a full scholarship to any in-state school. Elder, a Dolores student since kindergarten...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers Coram and Catlin discuss guns, water and internet

About 40 Dolores residents got a chance to hear from Republican state legislators Saturday at the Dolores Public Library. Rep. Marc Catlin and Sen. Don Coram, both from Montrose, gave updates on...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wyoming-based Great Lakes Airlines suspends most operations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming-based Great Lakes Airlines has suspended all flight operations in the five states it operates. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that the company announced that the...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM plans prescribed burns on Dolores Rim

The Bureau of Land Management plans to conduct several prescribed burns east of Dove Creek beginning at the end of March. The prescribed burns will take place along the rim of the Dolores River...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow headed for San Juan Mountains Monday into Tuesday

With Southwest Colorado’s snowpack for the year just above half of normal historic averages, an approaching storm that is expected to drop up to 8 inches of snow in the San Juan Mountain high...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County ranks worst in state for seat belt use

Many people in La Plata County don’t wear their seat belts, apparently. According to an observational study in 2017 by the Colorado Department of Transportation, La Plata County ranked the lowest...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest, BLM remind public of electric bike rules

The rising popularity of electric bicycles prompted federal and local staff to remind the public that the bikes are not allowed on trails meant for non-motorized use. “Electric bikes (e-bikes) are...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will wrap up Southwest Colorado concerts

Southwest Colorado Concerts’ 2017-2018 season wraps up with the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. The orchestra, under the guidance of singer and director Nick Hilscher, will perform at...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Cortez City Manager Shane Hale announces resignation

Cortez City Manager Shane Hale announced Friday that he plans to resign from his position this spring. Hale said he has accepted a position as town manager in Windsor, Colorado, after the offer was...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends help Cortez couple rebuild lives after fire

A Mancos couple is trying to help two Cortez residents rebuild after their trailer burned down on March 17. Gary and Novella Nicholas were injured and lost most of their belongings, including two...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez City Council to vote on broadband pilot program

During a meeting on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council plans to vote on a resolution that will establish its new broadband pilot program. First discussed before the council during a workshop on March...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmers, ranchers looking at cuts to irrigation allocations

Ranchers and farmers dependent on irrigated water for their operations are preparing for a tough year, as they may receive just 50 percent of normal allocation. The situation is brighter for some...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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