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Dolores Schools seeking board candidates

The Dolores School Board is seeking candidates to run for three open director seats in the Nov. 5 election. Three directors will be elected for a term of office of four years. To be qualified, a...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sudanese refugee shares her story

Local educator and Dolores resident Nyibol Bior will tell her refugee story at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Dolores Public Library. When she was just a child, Bior’s world was turned upside down when her...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer festival shines in Dolores

More than 1,000 people attended the Escalante Days and Nights Festival in Dolores over the weekend. Crowds and participants enjoyed traditional western activities like a parade, fishing demos, and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons of Ancients National Monument friends group awarded $6,000 in grants

A friends group of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument has been awarded two grants to support environmental education and to monitor wilderness study areas. Southwest Colorado Canyons...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Days and Nights starts Friday

The Journal The Escalante Days and Nights Festival will take place Friday and Saturday in downtown Dolores. There will be a chainsaw competition, arm wrestling contest, music festival, mountain...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores wellness festival grows

The second annual Wild Roots Yoga & Wellness Festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at 411 Central Ave in Dolores. Free yoga classes, wellness and nutrition information, massage,...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT plans rock fall mitigation on Colorado 145

Recent rockfall on Colorado Highway 145 northeast of Dolores has prompted the Colorado Department of Transportation to conduct mitigation work on the ridgeline above the roadway. Beginning...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fishing the Dolores and West Fork Rivers

The Dolores River Anglers has released a guide on public fishing access on the Dolores River and West Fork River. Anglers must be aware of boundaries for private public land to avoid trespassing....

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moving from Texas to Big Bend

Editor’s note: The following is based on a Anna Florence Robison interview of Alice Henderson Akin on March 13, 1934. I was born at Millville, Rust County, Texas, Sept. 25, 1855. My early childhood...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | COLUMN: Looking back

Norwood designated as International Dark Sky Community

The Milky Way galaxy and star constellations shine especially bright in Norwood, and because of the limited light pollution, the town was designated in February as an International Dark Sky...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New events featured at Escalante Days

A street dance party, cross-fit competition, salsa contest, and tug-of-war for charity were added to the Escalante Days and Nights, which will be held Aug. 9-10. The Dolores festival was expanded...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agriculture research center to host field day

Southwestern Colorado Research Center in Yellow Jacket will be hosting a field day and expo on Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will follow the tours and demonstrations. Learn more about...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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