UPDATE: Cooler weather helps Dolores River stay within its banks

The Dolores River and its West Fork tributary are running high and fast but are not at flood stage, officials report. The Dolores River at Dolores was flowing at 2,860 cubic feet per second...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival brings a crowd

Bands, food vendors, and river enthusiasts flocked to Joe Rowell Park for the Dolores River Festival. The festival, held Saturday, June 1, is sponsored by Greater Dolores Action, and raises money...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans lodge allowed in subdivision near Dolores

A landowner’s plan for a lodge in The Forks subdivision to assist veterans is allowable because commercial use was designated in the 1971 covenants, the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boating continues below McPhee Dam for 18 days

Whitewater rafting flows below McPhee Dam are continuing, thanks to increasing snowmelt. An 18-day boating release is scheduled from June 6-23, according to the Dolores Water Conservancy District....

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores dog breeders take steps to reduce noise

After taking steps to reduce noise, a dog breeding facility north of Dolores was granted a commercial permit by Montezuma County commissioners. Rocky Mountain Malamutes operates on a 12-acre ranch...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores grads celebrate commencement and a new chapter

Despite some last-minute weather obstacles, Dolores High School’s 100th graduating class celebrated commencement at a Saturday morning ceremony. Graduation was scheduled for the high school’s main...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez two-bedroom rental prices see dip

The cost of renting a two- or three-bedroom unit in Cortez has dropped noticeably in the past four years, according to a housing report released this month. The drop contrasts sharply with rental...

DATE: May 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board approves raises

The Dolores school board recently approved salary increases for all certified and classified staff members. The move includes increases in certified and classified salary tables, and will be paid...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival brings in nine acts on June 1

The Dolores River Festival, featuring nine bands and two stages, will take place June 1 at Joe Rowell Park. Admission is $25. Local and national acts will perform, with a mix of world rhythms,...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Angler adds to record-breaking run at Mancos reservoir

Local angler Kelly Joe Hall has hauled in another world-record fish – a walleye from Puett Reservoir. The 3-pound, 13-ounce walleye caught April 15 is the women’s record-holder for the 6-pound line...

DATE: May 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Great Old Broads tackle weeds at Boggy Draw near Dolores

Thanks to the Montezuma County Chapter of Great Old Broads for Wilderness, there are fewer noxious weeds on Maverick Trail in the Boggy Draw area above Dolores. For the past two years, the group...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores archaeology museum showcases student art

The Bureau of Land Management will host an art and archaeology exhibition at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum. Students from the Southwest Open School in Cortez will exhibit...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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