Dolores

Three chances to meet candidates for Montezuma County commissioner

Three public meetings are planned leading up to the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners election in November. Tuesday night, the Southwest Colorado Livestock Association will host a forum of...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

July inspections: Stonefish Sushi, Loungin’ Lizard, Stateline Bar ...

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pickup crashes head-on with Montezuma County gravel truck

A Lewis driver faces a DUI charge after a head-on collision with a loaded Montezuma County gravel truck west of Dolores on Aug. 15, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The eastbound Ford F-250,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students show improvement on state CMAS tests

The latest state test scores for Dolores elementary and middle school students showed significant improvement from 2017, according to results released by the Colorado Department of Education last...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey helps define Dolores playground project

The Dolores Parks Advisory Committee has released the results of a community survey about a new playground planned for Joe Rowell Park. The survey was distributed earlier in the year and was filled...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores museum features astronomy events in September

The public is invited to two astronomy events at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor’s Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184, Dolores. On Sept. 1, astronaut Rick Hieb will present “Space...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons museum offers free day, events for anniversary

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Former and current staff, volunteers and the public are invited to enjoy...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan National Forest lifts most closures near Burro Fire

A fire area closure around the Burro Fire has been lifted. The Burro Fire started on June 8 and burned 4,792 acres. It is 95 percent contained, but is still smoking in some areas, including...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores yoga and wellness festival is Aug. 25

A new wellness and yoga festival will be held in downtown Dolores Aug. 25. The Wild Roots Yoga & Wellness Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 411 Central Ave. An opening ceremony will take...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district seeks bids for new bus garage

A plan for a bus garage for Dolores schools will be put out for rebid, board members decided at their meeting last week. Previous bids came in higher than what was budgeted for the project, said...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Days brings Dolores together as fire burns above town

A festive parade kicked off Escalante Days in Dolores on Saturday, and was followed up by rowdy chain saw and arm-wrestling contests cheered on by an energetic crowd. A refreshing rainstorm the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire 93 percent contained

The Plateau Fire burning 6 miles north of Dolores grew to 16,300 acres over the weekend but is 93 percent contained, fire officials said Sunday during a community meeting. A gap in containment on...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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