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Thieves remove gate at Security Storage in Dolores, take RV

A recreational vehicle was stolen from Bud’s Security Storage on Colorado Highway 145 on July 5 shortly before the owners were scheduled to take a five-week vacation in the vehicle. Janie and Bud...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man gets 3 years in prison after charges pile up

A Dolores man who was apprehended in Utah on Montezuma County felony warrants for weapons and menacing charges after a two-hour standoff in Durango was given six months in prison Monday. Montezuma...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rescuers respond to ATV, rafting accidents

The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office and search and rescue teams have been busy this month. On July 1, deputies and San Miguel County Search and Rescue, with assistance from Norwood EMS and Fire,...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan Mountains Association to host teen backpacking trip

San Juan Mountains Association will host a teen backpacking trip for ages 13 to 17 from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9 through the Burro Fire burn area. Teens will learn backcountry skills as well as lessons...


Dolores Chamber defends use of lodgers tax funding

The Dolores Visitor Center could face closure if it loses the bulk of its regular funding from the Montezuma County Lodgers Tax Committee, reports Dolores Chamber of Commerce manager Susan Lisak....

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service expands Doe Canyon Fire closure area

The Doe Canyon Fire continues to grow, and has crossed a northeastern control line, fire officials said. By Wednesday, the fire grew to 2,560 acres, up from 1,650 acres Sunday. Containment has...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

One-woman band heads to Dolores River Brewery

Singer, songwriter and musician Tiffany Christopher will play at the Dolores River Brewery on July 5. Christopher has been building a national following with her blend of rock, pop and blues vocals...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain rescues include trapped bear, distressed kayaker

Since June 25, crews in San Miguel County responded to a slew of mountain missions, including a distressed kayaker, an injured hiker, snow-blocked roads and a trapped bear. Ophir Pass and Last...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Doe Canyon Fire grows to 540 acres

The Doe Canyon Fire southeast of Dove Creek grew this week, but at low intensity. By Tuesday, the fire had scorched 210 acres in the San Juan National Forest east of the Lower Dolores River...

DATE: June 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Destination Imagination takes eighth in global finals

After traveling to Kansas City, Missouri, for the global finals, the Dolores Middle School Destination Imagination team took eighth place out of 73 teams in their division. Destination Imagination...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Toddler falls into roasting pan in Yellow Jacket

A toddler who suffered severe burns after falling into a electric roaster at a residence in Yellow Jacket is recovering at an Idaho burn center. Her mother, Samantha Camp, said her family was on...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paddleboard yoga offered in Dolores

Stand-up paddleboard yoga has arrived in Dolores. Wild Roots Yoga and Bodywork offers classes in a secluded, shallow cove of McPhee Reservoir on Tuesday’s at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday’s at 11 a.m. Meet...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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