Dolores

Dolores to seek interim manager

The town of Dolores is advertising for an interim manager to replace departing manager Jay Ruybalid, who resigned this month. Mayor Chad Wheelus said the interim manager will be charged with...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect pleads guilty after shooting in Dolores

A man who fired a gun into an occupied vehicle parked on Second Street in Dolores in April was sentenced to prison this month. Dustin Ray Wall pleaded guilty to illegally discharging a firearm and...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez, Dolores students show improvement in state tests

Students in Cortez and Dolores showed overall improvement in standardized testing in the past school year, according to the Colorado Department of Education. Results for the Colorado Measures of...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores again searching for town manager

Dolores Town Manager Jay Ruybalid has resigned after serving for one year. He confirmed on Tuesday that he recently gave three-weeks notice, but declined a Journal request for comment on his...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planning underway for Dolores school campus renovations

The Dolores School District Re-4 plans to revamp their campus, and are working to finalize a Master Plan to help secure state funding. Architecture firm Humphries Poli Architects has been awarded a...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn begins in Boggy Draw north of Dolores

The Journal The Dolores Ranger District is conducting several prescribed burns in the Boggy Draw area north of Dolores. “Fire effects were excellent with moderate fire behavior,” said Matt...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burns begin at Boggy Draw

The Dolores Ranger District is conducting several prescribed burns in the Boggy Draw area north of Dolores. “Fire effects were excellent with moderate fire behavior,” said Matt Traynham, burn boss...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

School pitches sports complex at Joe Rowell park

The Dolores School Board is again seeking town support for a new sports complex at Joe Rowell Park for football, soccer and track. Newly hired school Superintendent Lis Richard presented the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis to join CDOT at Memorial Rock celebration

The Journal Gov. Jared Polis will join the Colorado Department of Transportation and area community leaders to celebrate the completion of two projects in Southwest Colorado at 5 p.m. Tuesday at...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico Trails Alliance holds fundraiser

The Journal The Rico Trails Alliance will hold a fundraiser on Saturday at Rico Town Park. There will be a group hike or ride, mountain bike demos, a barbecue picnic, and live music. Come and learn...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Enterprise Bar hosts musicians

The Journal The Enterprise Bar and Grill in Rico has three concerts scheduled. On Aug. 18 Abstract Rude, an American rapper from Los Angeles, will play with special guests at 9 p.m. On Aug. 22...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Studies Institute seeks volunteers for Ophir Fen work

The Journal Mountain Studies Institute invites the public to a volunteer work day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Ophir Fen, north of Silverton. Fens are groundwater-driven peatlands, which...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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