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

Dolores Public Library gets new assistant, children’s librarian

The Dolores Library has some new staff and new programs. Cheyenne Baber is the new children’s librarian. She is also an artist and offers free painting classes. Bryan Kyle is the new library...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Upcoming river season bolstered by snow

As the snow piles up, boaters start dreaming about spring melt water that will fill local rivers. But depending on the river, a permit may be required – triggering a bureaucratic lottery that...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm lifts snowpack to 111 percent of average

A major 48-hour snowstorm in Montezuma County tapered off Friday, and a new report showed that although snowpack continues to grow, a whitewater season on the Dolores River this year was unlikely....

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM advisory group to meet in Dolores

The Bureau of Land Management will hold a meeting of the Southwest Resource Advisory Council in Dolores on March 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dolores Public Lands Center, 29211 Colorado Highway...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public invited to homecoming party for recovering Joey Whited

Jerry and Kristie Whited, of Dolores, invite the community to a homecoming party for their son, Joey, who was injured in a motorcycle accident in September. The event will be March 2 from 1 p.m. to...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas bluegrass band to perform in Dolores

Austin-based bluegrass band Wood & Wire will play the Dolores River Brewery on March 3. The band’s recent album “North of Despair” was nominated for a 2018 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Record. Their...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual Dolores Spring Banquet is March 30

Bust up the snow-shoveling winter blues at the Dolores Chamber Annual Spring Banquet and Community Celebration Awards Ceremony March 30. The locals’ favorite costume party is held at the Dolores...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Backcountry skier found dead in Telluride’s Bear Creek

Search and Rescue and Telluride Ski Patrol have recovered the body of a backcountry skier who was killed in an avalanche Tuesday in the Bear Creek Preserve area in Telluride, according to the San...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sex ed bill clears House after emotional debate

The Colorado House gave initial approval to a bill Friday that would expand state requirements for sexual education in schools after hours of angry, tearful speeches and relentless opposition from...

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

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