Dolores

Dolores town manager resigns, cites Sunshine Law violation

Interim Dolores Town Manager David Stahl Sr. abruptly resigned last week after alleging that three town board members violated Colorado’s Sunshine Law while preparing for an interview process for...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historic coal chute awaits hikers in Illium Valley

In the Illium Valley, just over Lizard Head Pass, visitors can hike a segment of the Galloping Goose trail to a historic railroad coal station. The restored Vance Junction coal chute is the only...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores High School graduates look to kinder future

It was standing room only at the Dolores High School gym, where 39 students received their diplomas on Saturday morning. The crowded graduation ceremony came at the end of a year marked by...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board votes to raise teacher salaries

The Dolores School District Re-4A Board of Education voted to raise district teachers’ salaries for the 2018-2019 school year during a special meeting on May 24. Many of the district’s teachers,...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Increased logging raises risk to drivers on Lone Dome Road

The Journal Drivers are encouraged to use caution this summer and winter on Forest Road 504, known as the Lone Dome Road, because of increased logging truck activity, according to the San Juan...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon researchers set to star at Mountainfilm Festival

Three Crow Canyon Archaeological Center researchers will step into the spotlight for a discussion on the 2,500-year migration of Puebloan people as part of this year’s Mountainfilm Festival, set...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: ARTS

Nature Center at Butler Corner in Dolores prepares for grand opening

Kathie Butler, owner of the Nature Center at Butler Corner, plans to open a visitors center and weaving shop to make her property more guest-friendly. Butler has operated the Nature Center on her...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrity engagement has Dolores connection

A Dolores boy who grew up to be a pastor is now engaged to pop singer Michelle Williams from the band Destiny’s Child, according to People Magazine. Chad Johnson, 40, grew up and went to school in...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall two Dolores school board members deemed insufficient

Petitions to recall Dolores school board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy have been found insufficient, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. Each petition...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roosting blue grouse

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores moves forward with school-based health clinic

After hearing from citizens and Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, the Dolores School Board approved a contractor for a school-based health clinic. The motion was made by District Re-4A Board...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News