Dolores

Hot-shooting Del Norte takes down Dolores

Perhaps the holidays are coming at a good time for Dolores basketball. Three games in less than a week against top 2A competition left the Bears with a full understanding of the challenges ahead....

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BLM offers firewood permits for ponderosa pine logs

The Journal The Bureau of Land Management’s Tres Rios Field Office is offering firewood permits for ponderosa pine logs to the public following work to clear the Tri-State Generation and...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local schools respond to Aztec High School shooting

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Aztec, New Mexico, that left two students and the shooter dead, school districts are refocusing on safety. According to the districts, previously...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Congress considers land for West Fork fire station

Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, along with Rep. Scott Tipton, introduced legislation Tuesday to convey about 4 acres of U.S. Forest Service land to Dolores County for the location of a new...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New thrift shop opens in Dolores

Two former city slickers have opened The 302 Thrift Shop in Dolores. Michael Williams and Melissa Miller moved to the area few years ago from the Cincinnati and Baltimore areas. “We love the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Town Manager Lana Hancock resigns

Lana Hancock announced Monday that she has resigned as the town manager of Dolores effective Dec. 31. She plans to continue serving as the town clerk and treasurer. “I never intended to be the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores board votes to take down playground structures

The Dolores Town Board voted unanimously Monday to dismantle the structures at the popular Ron Kotarski Jr. Memorial Playground, pending approval from Great Outdoors Colorado. Based on an...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose stars in PBS special tonight

The Galloping Goose rail bus era in Southwest Colorado will be featured on Rocky Mountain PBS’s “Colorado Experience” on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Seven Galloping Geese ran on the Rio Grande Southern...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dry early winter concerns McPhee managers

Winter is off to a slow start in the Dolores Basin, and it’s becoming a concern for McPhee reservoir managers. Mountain snowpack is sparse, with more brown ground showing than the white stuff....

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Santa to visit Dolores Dec. 9

“Christmas in Dolores,” an annual celebration that attracts families from throughout Montezuma County, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Town of Dolores, the Dolores...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT plans road work on CO. 145

Colorado Department of Transportation will be performing roadwork at several locations along Colorado Highway 145 from north of Dolores to Naturita. The operations are expected to take place Dec....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pony Expresso closes after five years in Dolores

On Tuesday, The Pony Expresso, a popular coffee shop on Railroad Avenue, closed its doors after five years in business. Owner Teresa Howell said closing the shop was a hard decision, but she wants...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News