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Chimney Rock to hold ‘Dances of the Ancients’

Chimney Rock Interpretive Association, with sponsor the Pagosa Springs Sun, will hold the first “Dances of the Ancients” on Saturday, May 27, in the Great Kiva at Chimney Rock National Monument,...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa Verde celebrates Wildflower Week on June 4-10

The Journal Mesa Verde National Park’s staff and volunteers will help visitors view the park’s native wildflowers during Wildflower Week, June 4-10, according to a park news release. On Monday,...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn planned for 1,515 acres north of Dolores

The Journal The Dolores Ranger District plans to conduct a prescribed burn on Tuesday, May 30, at Trimble Point. Depending on weather conditions, hand and aerial lighting methods will be conducted...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library hosts history of Dolores River

The Journal On June 6 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. historian Tom Hayden will give a presentation on the history of the Dolores River. Hayden is a retired educator and a volunteer at the Anasazi...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town, water company work on right-of-way

The Journal The Montezuma Water Co. is working with the town of Dolores to create an encroachment permit for the company’s building at 209 Central Ave. The building is partly within the town’s...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Library, brewery host trivia night at pub

The Journal The Dolores Public Library and Dolores River Brewery are hosting “Trivia Night at the Pub,” every Tuesday in June at 6 p.m. Show up around 5:30 pm at the brewery, 100 N. 4th St., to...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposal to expand Boggy trails is coming

The Journal The San Juan National Forest will be releasing a proposal to expand the nonmotorized Boggy Draw trail system this summer by 25 miles. The forest is reviewing a proposal submitted by the...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Schools plan health clinic meeting

The JournalDolores Schools officials will host a public meeting on June 1, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. to review and discuss architectural plans for a new school-based health clinic to be located on...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor to sign education bill at Fort Lewis College

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign House Bill 17-1003, “Strategic Plan to Address Teacher Shortages,” at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Fort Lewis College on the rooftop observatory, Room...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roundup Rodeo committee hosts Rodeo Days at Cortez library

The Journal The Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo committee hosts Rodeo Days at the Cortez Public Library at 10 a.m. on May 31 and June 7. The committee plans stories and activities, a demonstration of...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man suspected of photographing up woman’s skirt in Durango

Police are searching for a man suspected of using his cellphone to take video or photographs up the skirt of a woman last week at Walmart in Durango. The incident occurred Saturday, said Bryan...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

EDD director awarded recertification

Laura Lewis Marchino, Executive Director of Region 9 EDD, has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council. Laura Lewis Marchino first achieved the Certified...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business