Dolores

Saddlemaker serves as Mesa Verde artist

Lisa Skyhorse, a full-time saddlemaker for 40 years, will serve as Mesa Verde National Park's artist in residence Sept. 14-27. Skyhorse will give a free public presentation of her unique art on...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Q&A: Artist teams up with legend Taj Mahal

Dove Creek-based painter Cody Lyon is debuting 21 of her original works on Oct. 3 at Olio, alongside a special guest: blues legend Taj Mahal.Lyon, a Southwest Colorado native, who lives and works...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Picking and grinning

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Elk close loop in Mesa Verde history

It seems unlikely, but a healthy elk population resides in the parched canyons and bluffs of Mesa Verde National Park. About 150 elk live in the park, and they are mostly non-migratory, said park...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Skate competition casts light on youth mentoring program

The Piñon Project has teamed up with Colorado Skate Collective to put on the inaugural Youth Mentor Skate Jam, a kid-friendly skate competition at Parque de Vida scheduled for Saturday. The free...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Simplicio to speak on Zuni migration,

Dan Simplicio, cultural specialist at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, will speak on "What Happens When Migration Stops" on Thursday, Oct. 1, beginning at 7 p.m., at Crow Canyon. After the...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Faces From the Past: The Builders

Do you have a Faces in the Crowd to submit to the Dolores Star? Please send it to news@cortezjournal.com. Be sure to include "Faces in the Crowd" in the email's subject line, a short description of...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

U.S. retreats from listing for sage grouse

DENVER - Federal officials Tuesday morning in Colorado announced that the greater sage-grouse will not be listed as endangered thanks to state and private efforts to protect the flamboyant Western...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Star burns bright for 118 years

On April 8, 1897 R.B. Hawkins published the first Silver Star, which a few years later became the Dolores Star. The arrival of the Rio Grande Southern railroad route in 1891 gave Hawkins hope for...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

State OKs improved flow on Dolores

Colorado's top water board agreed Tuesday to improve flows on the Lower Dolores River to boost the health of the river and its native fish. The Colorado Water Conservation Board will seek an...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Town passes parking ordinance

The Dolores Town Board voted unanimously to change parking rules in town to accommodate winter plowing. From Nov. 1 to April 30, residents will be required to park parallel on the street so snow...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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