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Shooting death in Dolores is ruled a suicide

The shooting death of a Dolores resident on Friday afternoon has been ruled a suicide, law enforcement officials said.Montezuma County Undersheriff Vern Knuckles said deputies responded about 4:30...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 9 hours 20 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Deputy Kaylee Green is assigned to Dolores schools

There is a new school resource officer on the Dolores campus, and she is a longtime local. Kaylee Green is a deputy with the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office specifically assigned to Dolores...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores passes law requiring bear-resistant trash cans

To protect people and bears, the Dolores Town Board passed an emergency ordinance Monday requiring bear-resistant trash containers for all residents and businesses in town. Since the beginning of...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Escalante Days festival brings crowds to Dolores

A large crowd filled Flanders Park in Dolores on Saturday for one of the biggest days on the town’s calendar. The 2017 Escalante Days festival was packed with friendly competition and family fun....

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Lewis Grange being brought back to life

An effort is underway to refurbish Lewis Grange No. 406 and bring back its community spirit. The Grange was once alive with 4-H meetings, square-dance competitions, Christmas parties, live bands,...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dog owners descend on Dolores

Dog owners from multiple states filled up Joe Rowell Park in Dolores on the first weekend of August while their pets competed in the annual American Kennel Club agility trials. This year, about 400...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Denver Botanical Gardens help brighten Heritage Center

The central plaza at the Anasazi Heritage Center is bursting with the colors and aromas of carefully cultivated gardens.During a tour Saturday, a dozen locals and visitors learned about the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Escalante Days begin Friday

Escalante Days and Nights is Friday and Saturday in Dolores. The theme this year is “Where the Wild Still Lives.”The Children’s bike parade begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Dolores General Store,...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sheriff confronts bear near Dolores High School

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, who has been conducting a Tuesday night bear patrol in Dolores, reported that he had a close encounter with a bear on Aug. 1 after spotting it on the sidewalk...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores BLM staffers recognized for lifesaving actions

Three staff members of the Bureau of Land Management’s Tres Rios office in Dolores received a Valor Award for their efforts to save a co-workers’ life last year. In August 2016, BLM geologist...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Crews survey fish on lower Dolores River, discard bass

State and federal fish biologists have surveyed the lower Dolores River to gauge native fish populations. Crews from the Bureau of Land Management and Colorado Parks and Wildlife took advantage of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bear sightings in Dolores prompt sheriff patrols

Montezuma County sheriff’s deputies are on the alert for bears in downtown Dolores after residents reported seeing one two weeks in a row. Residents said they spotted a bear rummaging through...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News