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Photo: Dolores football camp draws 112

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Lightning triggers fire in San Juan Forest

A small wildfire in a remote section of the San Juan National Forest near the Divide Road (564) has burned two acres and triggered road and trail closures.The 412 Fire was reported on June 23 by a...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Boating below McPhee dam is wrapping up

McPhee Reservoir managers expect the rafting flows on the Lower Dolores River to end this week as the last of the mountain snowpack melts off.At noon June 21, flows below the dam were at 800 cubic...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report pending on Rico home explosion

The investigation report on a home explosion in Rico that killed a woman on Jan. 23 has yet to be released, according to the Rico Fire Department. Lisa Salliby, 42, was killed in the explosion,...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Galloping Goose schedules New Mexico excursions

Take a ride on the historic Galloping Goose rail bus during its summer and fall excursions on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad in northern New Mexico. The Goose No. 5, based in Dolores, will...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bill would name peaks after Norwood climbers

A bill introduced in Congress on May 25 would name two 13,000-foot peaks in the Wilson Range after two well-known mountaineers from Norwood. U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R),...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Commissioners vote to restrict Sage Hen road access

Montezuma County commissioners voted on Monday to continue the temporary closure of County Road X in the Sage Hen area until Nov. 30. The closure of Road X and side roads to McPhee Reservoir is to...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library hosts concert, magician

The Dolores Public Library hosts national family music performer Steve Weeks for an “interactive romp filled with music, humor and games” during a free children’s concert on Monday, July 17 from...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Car rolls over on Colorado 145 northeast of Dolores

A 24-year-old Tennessee woman was not injured in a rollover crash northeast of Dolores on Sunday afternoon, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid. Leah Gram-Johnson, of Nashville,...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Five M-CHS players make all-conference team

After winning as many games in 2017 as they won in the previous two seasons combined, five Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball players received all-conference honors. Jasen Engel – first team...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Lower Dolores River continues to flow

McPhee Reservoir managers said on Tuesday that they will continue to release boatable flows into the Lower Dolores River until at least 10 a.m. Thursday, June 15. Flows of no less than 800 cubic...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores senior goes to rodeo nationals

Breanna Maxwell, a senior from Dolores, will compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo for the first time this year, despite a recent injury.Maxwell is home-schooled, but she competes with...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports