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

Escalante Days plans full slate of music Aug. 10

A big draw for Escalante Days and Nights in Dolores Aug. 10 is the music festival that takes place on the outdoor stages of the downtown Dolores River Brewery. Eight local bands will perform a...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man killed in Hesperus rollover

Logan Willbanks, 24, of Dolores, was killed about 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning after he was ejected from the pickup he was driving after it wandered off the right side of U.S. Highway 160 approaching...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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