Prescribed burns begin at Boggy Draw

The Dolores Ranger District is conducting several prescribed burns in the Boggy Draw area north of Dolores. “Fire effects were excellent with moderate fire behavior,” said Matt Traynham, burn boss...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

School pitches sports complex at Joe Rowell park

The Dolores School Board is again seeking town support for a new sports complex at Joe Rowell Park for football, soccer and track. Newly hired school Superintendent Lis Richard presented the...

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

Polis to join CDOT at Memorial Rock celebration

The Journal Gov. Jared Polis will join the Colorado Department of Transportation and area community leaders to celebrate the completion of two projects in Southwest Colorado at 5 p.m. Tuesday at...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico Trails Alliance holds fundraiser

The Journal The Rico Trails Alliance will hold a fundraiser on Saturday at Rico Town Park. There will be a group hike or ride, mountain bike demos, a barbecue picnic, and live music. Come and learn...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Enterprise Bar hosts musicians

The Journal The Enterprise Bar and Grill in Rico has three concerts scheduled. On Aug. 18 Abstract Rude, an American rapper from Los Angeles, will play with special guests at 9 p.m. On Aug. 22...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Studies Institute seeks volunteers for Ophir Fen work

The Journal Mountain Studies Institute invites the public to a volunteer work day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Ophir Fen, north of Silverton. Fens are groundwater-driven peatlands, which...

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

Farmers market is every Wednesday in Dolores

The Dolores Farmers Market takes place every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Flanders Park in front of Town Hall. The market continues into October. Locally grown produce is for sale, and there is also...

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

Dolores votes to fund new playground

The Dolores Town board approved up to $300,000 in funding for new playground equipment at Joe Rowell Park. After a bid process to choose a playground builder, construction is expected to begin in...

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

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

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