Dolores

Hiking the Navajo Lake Trail

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores family honors five brothers who fought in World War II

About 100 relatives and friends of the Butler clan gathered at the family farm on Saturday to dedicate a memorial to five brothers who fought in World War II. Kathie Butler recently opened the...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

National award recognizes community effort on McPhee Overlook Trail

A three-year community effort to make the new McPhee Overlook Trail a reality has been recognized by the Coalition for Recreational Trails, a national outdoors federation. The 7-mile trail in...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Annual yoga festival, classes set to start in Telluride

The 11th annual Telluride Yoga Festival will take place July 19-22. The event features 40 world-renowned presenters, 140 yoga classes, conscious music, dynamic speakers, cooking and wellness...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride hiker missing; Dolores K9 crew joins search

The search for missing hiker Tim Cannon in the Iron Mountain area near Telluride has entered its second week and involves a large community effort. Cannon was reported missing after he did not...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smoldering Burro Fire reaches 80 percent containment; more rain expected

Thanks to a week of rain, the Burro Fire is down to a smolder and is 80 percent contained, fire officials said Thursday. The fire is not expected to grow from its current 4,593 acres, and there is...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winds knock down trees, knock out power in Dolores

High winds Saturday evening knocked down power lines in Dolores, leaving 1,400 people without electricity for up to three hours. Gusts reaching 50 mph ripped off branches and knocked down trees...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The River bar and grill caters to locals

All fun flows to The River Bar and Grill, a rejuvenated sports bar, restaurant and honky-tonk on the shores of the Dolores River. General manager Debbie Valerio is on a mission to create the best...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

National forest challenges county’s claim on federal roads

The Montezuma County commissioners are getting pushback on their assertion that certain roads and trails running through the San Juan National Forest are under the jurisdiction of counties. In a...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Appeal denied for Dolores man who pleaded guilty in murder

An appeal by Luther A. Hampson, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of Jonathan Hayes in 2012 near Dolores, has been denied. After sentencing in 2013, Hampson filed a motion...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rains put Burro Fire to sleep for now

Rains have put the Burro Fire down for a nap, allowing firefighters to get some chores done reinforcing containment lines. About .1 inch of rain fell on the fire Thursday night, said public...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico celebrates Independence Day with floats, music, art and food

Hundreds of people gathered in Rico on Wednesday for the traditional July Fourth parade, and to eat Navajo tacos and listen to the Four Corners Community Band. Rico residents and visitors honored...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News