Position: Dolores Star Editor

Students learn the ropes

For seventh-graders at Dolores Middle School, getting water to our farms so our food can grow, may have been the furthest thing from their mind, but not any more. The students, under the direction...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dolores to host trails plan kickoff

Imagine a town, linked together with trails, where you can take a leisurely stroll, a quick bike ride or take a trail that connects to the Boggy Draw trail system. That is exactly what town...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Celebrate the Great Outdoors on Friday

This weekend is a big weekend for the great outdoors. In addition to the trails meeting on Thursday, there is the famous Great Outdoors Silent Auction and Mountain Film on Tour, which will be...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

School faces $2 million construction shortage

The Dolores School District hasn't even broken ground yet on the BEST grant construction project and they are already getting bad news. The project which was nearly finished with the design phase,...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

School, parents enter mediation

Last Friday, the Dolores School District entered into mediation, a step that the school board and the superintendent hope will resolve issues that have plagued the school and bogged down school...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Reach out

Jaimie Utt, a diversity and inclusion consultant, spoke to parents, students and community members early this week about how to be better people, how to embrace diversity and how to walk in others...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Town Board discusses revamping gazebo at park

The Dolores Town Board gave the nod to give the large gazebo at Joe Rowell Park a makeover before the River Festival rolls around on June 1.Town Manager Ryan Mahoney said the gazebo will get a new...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dolores School Board discusses mediation

A much smaller group attended the Dolores School Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, when compared to previous meetings.A few parents voiced concern that the mediator brought in by the school...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Breathalyzer test mandatory for prom attendees

Dolores High School students this year are already busy picking out the perfect date, the perfect dress and the perfect shoes for the April 20 Dolores High School Prom - all mandatory of course -...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Taking a close look at chickens

The Mancos Town Board will talk chickens tonight during their regularly scheduled meeting.Town trustees are expected to look at the results of the poultry/fowl survey sent out area residents,...

DATE: April 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

In memory of the Hollywood Bar Artist puts brush to canvas to mourn loss of popular Dolores bar

It has been said that art can heal, and nothing can be farther from the truth for Dolores artist Lara Branca.Nearly eight months ago, Branca locked the doors to the Hollywood Bar for the last time....

DATE: April 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Living

Just try it

Dog sports have been rising over the years. You may have heard of agility, you may have heard of flyball, but now there is a new sport coming to town - Treibball.Pronounced "try ball," this new...

DATE: April 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News