Dolores

Q&A: Candidates in Dolores school board recall election

Two candidates are vying to unseat a Dolores RE-4A school board member in Oct. 9 recall election via mail ballot. Voters will decide whether board member Vangi McCoy will retain her seat or be...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oprah Winfrey reality show filmed in Dolores

Television crews for the Oprah Winfrey Network visited Dolores last month to shoot a reality show about a local man engaged to pop singer Michelle Williams. “Chad Loves Michelle” features Dolores...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Board of Realtors announces Realtor of the Year

Jason Witt, of Re/Max Mesa Verde Realty, was awarded Realtor of the Year by the Four Corners Board of Realtors during a ceremony at Blondie’s Trophy Room Sept. 20. The honor was presented by last...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez resident to present slideshow on Grand Canyon burro roundup

Cortez resident Mark Applequist plans to present a slideshow on Oct. 10 that will focus on the history of burros in Grand Canyon and his experience rounding up about 50 burros and sending them down...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools ban on-campus cellphone use

Something unusual is happening in Dolores schools. When secondary school Principal Jenifer Hufman walks around during recess and lunch, kids are talking to one another and playing together instead...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

A realm of possibilities for climbing, hiking Lizard Head

Lizard Head, a vertical pillar of crumbling unstable rock, is Colorado’s most difficult and dangerous summit climb. Albert Ellingwood and Barton Hoag made the first multi-pitch technical ascent in...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Should Dolores allow pot stores? Town, residents weigh in

Dolores residents and the town board on Monday considered allowing a retail marijuana shop in town during a workshop Monday attended by 40 people. The town’s moratorium on retail marijuana sales...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

August inspections: The Farm, Shiloh Steakhouse, Burger Boy, Pippo’s and more

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM artist-in-residence plans Canyons of the Ancients presentation

Artist-in-residence Lanny Wagner will give a presentation on night photography at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5, at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184 in Dolores....

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Elementary test scores rebound dramatically

Significant improvement in 2018 state test scores has removed Dolores Elementary School from a Colorado watch list, school officials reported last week. And overall, the Dolores School District...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Junction man dies while climbing Telluride’s Via Ferrata

A technical rescue effort was required Saturday to reach a man who had died while climbing Telluride’s Via Ferrata. The 76-year-old Grand Junction man suffered a life-threatening medical event...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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