Dolores

Eclectic local author to speak in Dolores

The Journal On Jan. 26, Cortez writer Curt Melliger will read from and talk about his new book, “Heaven Here on Earth,” published this year by Ozark Mountain Publishing. The presentation begins at...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores hires new staff, considers hunting ban

The Dolores Town Board introduced new part-time staff members, addressed snow removal rules and procedures and considered a proposed no-hunting ordinance during its monthly January meeting. Thia...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board finalizes salary range for superintendent

The Dolores school board decided on a salary range and benefits package for the new superintendent as it moves forward in its search process. After deliberating, the District RE-4A Board of...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snowslide hits Colorado 145 near Trout Lake amid ‘high’ avalanche warning’

The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting avalanche mitigation today on Colorado Highway 145 from north of Rico to Ophir. The highway could have intermittent closures of 30 minutes or...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends group for Canyons monument offers events

Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance is continuing its efforts to support Canyons of the Ancients National Monument despite the federal government shutdown. The Alliance is hosting two events in...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow biking conditions are ‘epic’ this year

Good snowpack and cold temperatures this winter have set up ideal conditions for fat-tire snow biking in the Boggy Draw area. But none of it would be possible without the dedicated volunteer...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Rico Winter Carnival is Jan. 26-27

Cure the winter blues at the second annual Winter Carnival in Rico Jan. 26 and 27. The events at Town Park feature winter sports, a chili dinner and bonfire, and there will be live bluegrass music...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Archery joining Dolores schools’ PE curriculum

Archery is coming to Dolores schools, after the school board unanimously approved funding up to $2,500 for the sport to be incorporated into the physical education curriculum. The decision at last...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board approves preschool tuition increase

The Dolores School District RE-4A Board of Education unanimously approved a tuition increase for Teddy Bear Preschool at its regular meeting Thursday night. Preschool tuition will go up from $34 a...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Curriculum, preschool tuition on tap for Dolores school board

The Dolores School District RE-4A Board of Education is set to talk curriculum and a potential preschool tuition rate increase at its regular meeting Thursday night. Lynn Zinn will lead the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Another vehicle crashes into Dolores River

On Tuesday morning, a driver on Colorado Highway 145 crashed into the Dolores River just a few miles from a similar crash eight days earlier. According to Colorado State Patrol Sgt. James Saunders,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Driver faces charge after New Year’s crash in Dolores River

Colorado Highway 145 was briefly closed Jan. 4 between Dolores and Telluride after a work crew recovered a vehicle that had crashed onto the frozen Dolores River near Stoner. The highway was closed...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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