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Road between Mancos, Dolores gets upgrade

Colorado Highway 184 between Mancos and Dolores is being repaved by the Colorado Department of Transportation and general contractor Oldcastle SW Group. The $5.9 million project includes leveling,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

School project 'full-speed ahead'

The $6 million upgrade and expansion of the Dolores School campus is moving forward again after adjustments were made to satisfy floodplain requirements. Ground breaking for the project is expected...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

School board candidates face off

Five candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores school board. They are Rick Carpenter, Dan Jones, Stan Mannis, Joye McHenry, and Linnea Vass. Matt Mecham is also on the ballot, but he...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Highway between Mancos, Dolores gets an upgrade

Colorado Highway 184 between Mancos and Dolores is being repaved by the Colorado Department of Transportation and general contractor Oldcastle SW Group. The $5.9 million project includes leveling,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Voters will see several local issues on ballot

The League of Women’s voters hosted a forum last week on the upcoming ballot questions for the November election. Officials gave presentations on three ballot items and then answered questions from...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

County surveys public on ATV use

In Lake City, Hinsdale County recently, a group of 18 local all-terrain vehicle riders idled in a parking lot debating whether they should bust a move and travel a three-mile section of a county...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man restores classic trucks, motorcycles

Restoring classic trucks and rare motorcycles are the forte of Sam Manganaro, a local resident who recently relocated his shop to Dolores. Up on the hill west of town, a chronically empty lot is...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Utes choose Heart to lead tribe

TOWAOC — Manuel Heart is the new tribal chairman for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, winning a landslide victory over incumbent Gary Hayes on Friday, Oct. 11. Heart earned 264 votes to Hayes’ 162...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Frigid temperatures lead to death

The first cold snap of the season caused the death of a local woman Oct. 5 in Cortez City Park. Korena “Karen” Allen, 57, likely died from exposure after temperatures dropped to 26 degrees, said...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Do you know your farmer?

Cortez, Mancos, and Dolores schools are all serving more locally produced foods to support area farmers and promote better nutrition. Area soup kitchens, restaurants, and the food court at...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Living

Galloping Goose trail rides through history

Drive the hills, ride the flats. That works sometimes for weekend warriors exhausted from working 50 hours at the old salt mine. Refresh your mind and spirit by taking the family on a bicycle ride...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Classic trucks, legendary motorcycles

Restoring classic trucks and rare motorcycles are the forte of Sam Manganaro, a local resident who recently relocated his shop to Dolores. Up on the hill west of town, a chronically empty lot is...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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