Search suspended for elderly man missing from Dolores

The search for Ramon Brown, an elderly Dolores man suffering from dementia who walked away from the family home Sunday evening, has been suspended after an extensive four-day search that failed to...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Patch of Colorado 145 repaved at site of Memorial Rock

Crews on Tuesday completed paving a section of Colorado Highway 145 damaged by the fall of Memorial Rock and another large boulder. They came tumbling down May 24, Memorial Day weekend, about 10...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Anglers announces summer and fall events

The Dolores River Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited has summer activities and meetings planned, and is encouraging anyone interested in fishing to attend. “We’re raising awareness of our...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Days and Nights expands into two-day festival

The Dolores Chamber of Commerce is expanding Escalante Days and Nights into a two-day festival this year. The event will kick off at noon Friday, Aug. 9, with vendors, food and beer tents set up at...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter’s snowfall makes for summer skiing in Southwest Colorado

Skiers, snowboarders and sledders are getting in summer runs in the backcountry of the San Juan Mountains thanks to lingering snowpack from an above-average winter. For those willing to hike or ski...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Thieves remove gate at Security Storage in Dolores, take RV

A recreational vehicle was stolen from Bud’s Security Storage on Colorado Highway 145 on July 5 shortly before the owners were scheduled to take a five-week vacation in the vehicle. Janie and Bud...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man gets 3 years in prison after charges pile up

A Dolores man who was apprehended in Utah on Montezuma County felony warrants for weapons and menacing charges after a two-hour standoff in Durango was given six months in prison Monday. Montezuma...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Rescuers respond to ATV, rafting accidents

The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office and search and rescue teams have been busy this month. On July 1, deputies and San Miguel County Search and Rescue, with assistance from Norwood EMS and Fire,...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Mountains Association to host teen backpacking trip

San Juan Mountains Association will host a teen backpacking trip for ages 13 to 17 from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9 through the Burro Fire burn area. Teens will learn backcountry skills as well as lessons...


Dolores Chamber defends use of lodgers tax funding

The Dolores Visitor Center could face closure if it loses the bulk of its regular funding from the Montezuma County Lodgers Tax Committee, reports Dolores Chamber of Commerce manager Susan Lisak....

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service expands Doe Canyon Fire closure area

The Doe Canyon Fire continues to grow, and has crossed a northeastern control line, fire officials said. By Wednesday, the fire grew to 2,560 acres, up from 1,650 acres Sunday. Containment has...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

One-woman band heads to Dolores River Brewery

Singer, songwriter and musician Tiffany Christopher will play at the Dolores River Brewery on July 5. Christopher has been building a national following with her blend of rock, pop and blues vocals...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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