Dolores

Dolores students gain skills in restaurant business

Dolores third-graders served up Mexican, Italian and Indian food during a restaurant project held at the Dolores River Campground on Oct. 11-12. At the campground’s lodge, students bustled about...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores candidates talk about decision-making

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Sandra Corbitt, Rebecca Frasier, Lisa Holz, Casey McClellan, Kay Phelps, Eugene Reininger III, and Jerry...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

A historic orchard in Dolores produces Teal Cider

On a back road west of Dolores lies an oasis of cool, fresh air and apples. Martha and Dusty Teal fell in love with the T Lazy T Orchard in 2009. The couple then lived in Durango and after...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores selects playground inspector and forms parks committee

To determine whether the recently closed playground at Joe Rowell Park can be saved, the Dolores Town board voted on Tuesday to have its original builders conduct an assessment in the coming weeks....

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tale of expedition to round up Grand Canyon burros

The Journal Cortez resident Mark Applequist will give a free lecture and photo slideshow at Dolores Public Library covering the history of Grand Canyon burros and his expedition to move them to...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores candidates talk about school funding

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Jerry Whited, Kay Phelps, Sandra Corbitt, Eugene Reininger III, Casey McClellan, Rebecca Frasier and Lisa Holz....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn planned for Lone Mesa

In an effort to improve deer and elk habitat, and to reduce the buildup of fuels on the ground, Colorado Parks and Wildlife plans to conduct a controlled burn on Lone Mesa State Park in the...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico man missing; car found on Wolf Creek Pass

Authorities are still searching for Matthew Johnston, of Rico, who has been missing since Sept. 4. According to the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office, Johnston made a 911 call explaining that he was...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores candidates talk about student, teacher retention

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Eugene Reininger III, Lisa Holz, Jerry Whited, Sandra Corbitt, Casey McClellan, Rebecca Frasier and Kay Phelps....

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores hosts downtown Harvest Festival and Apple Social

The third annual Dolores Harvest Festival and Apple Orchard Social will take place on Oct. 14 at Flanders Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Locally grown produce and meat will be for sale, and heritage...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Living at Big Bend during the 1880s

Editor’s note: Part 2 of Mrs. S.O. Morton recounting of life on the Big Bend will be continued in The Journal on Nov. 3. These excerpts are from article published in “Volume I, Great Sage Plain to...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | COLUMN: Looking back