Young wrestlers compete in ‘Blanding Brawl’

Sporting black and white uniforms and determined expressions, numerous members of the Dolores Pee Wee Wrestling Club took part in the ‘Blanding Brawl’ tournament, in Utah on March 9. Placing first...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Final Dolores superintendent candidates selected

The Dolores school board has selected four final candidates for the district’s top leadership post, replacing retiring interim Superintendent Phil Kasper. During a special meeting Wednesday night,...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride Yoga Festival arrives in June

The Telluride Yoga Festival will take place June 27-30 and will feature nearly 150 yoga events, plus opportunities to get off the mat and explore the natural world. Now in it 12th year, the...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM provides roundup of regional projects

After a two-year hiatus, a citizen-based council that advises the Bureau of Land Management in Southwest Colorado has resumed work. The 15-member Southwest Resource Advisory Council met at the...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores surveys other towns on marijuana shops

As part of an education effort to determine whether Dolores should allow retail marijuana stores, town officials completed a survey of similarly sized Colorado towns that approved the business. “We...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paralyzed Dolores athlete finds new purpose on slopes

A rollover car crash in 2017 left Logan Fuller with lower-body paralysis, but it has not stopped the Dolores athlete from pursuing his passion for skiing. Fuller has become a well-known independent...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resignations, retirements coming up in Dolores schools

A series of personnel changes is on tap for the Dolores school board Thursday night. Three resignations, two retirements and three new hires are up for approval at the regular meeting of the...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores High School awarded for academic growth

Dolores High School has received two state awards in honor of students’ demonstrated academic growth in 2018. The Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award and the High School Academic...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends, neighbors welcome home teen injured in crash

The community came out Saturday to welcome home Joey Whited, who was badly injured in a motorcycle accident in September. The homecoming held at Dolores Outfitters attracted a large crowd of...

DATE: March 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose plows through snowstorms in Animas Valley

The Galloping Goose No. 5 experienced some winter adventure during two February excursions on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The Feb. 15 and Feb. 18 trips to Cascade Canyon were...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos, Dolores join for governance workshop

The Mancos and Dolores town boards are getting together Wednesday night for a joint governance workshop. The workshop will be led by Sam Mamet, the executive director of the Colorado Municipal...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Logging, thinning plan for Dolores District is released

The San Juan National Forest is seeking public comment on a proposed logging and forest restoration project northwest of Dolores and east of Dove Creek. The draft environmental assessment for the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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