Wood manufacturer announces plan for mill near Dolores

A new wood manufacturing plant is being planned on property southwest of Dolores. Jeff Bunnell, of Iron Wood Group LLC, said the company is refurbishing a warehouse on Road T in Montezuma County...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Reconstruction begins on Colorado Highway 145

Reconstruction work began this week on the section of Colorado Highway 145 damaged by the rockfall north of Dolores over Memorial Day Weekend. The highway will not be rerouted, and total...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weather service issues flood warning for Dolores River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Dolores River lasting through Monday. At 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, the river level at the gauge near Rico was at 4.8 feet, a foot...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Flood watch issued for upper Dolores River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Dolores River from Rico to just below the Taylor Creek confluence beginning Thursday evening and ending Sunday afternoon. A flood watch...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Chatham County Line to perform in Dolores and Cortez

The bluegrass Americana band, Chatham County Line, will perform at the Dolores River Brewery at 8 p.m. June 19. On June 20, they will play a free show in Cortez at Montezuma Park at 5 p.m. as part...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 person injured Wednesday in Colorado 145 crash

One person was injured in a two-car crash on Colorado 145 Wednesday afternoon, the Colorado State Patrol reported. The crash involved a passenger vehicle and a truck hauling a trailer at mile...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Boggy Draw prescribed burn wraps up north of Dolores

A prescribed burn in the Boggy Draw recreation area of the San Juan National Forest finished a day early, fire officials said Monday. A forest closure that began Saturday for the burn area remains...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River stays below flood stage in town

The Dolores River at the town of Dolores reached peak flows this week from above average snowpack runoff, but still remains below flood stage, officials report. On Tuesday, the river was flowing at...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service analysis released on aspen logging project

The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest has released a draft Environmental Assessment for an aspen logging project. The proposed project targets mature aspen stands in five...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rockfall northeast of Dolores rattles neighborhood

A cliff where two house-size boulders came loose and tumbled onto Colorado Highway 145 on May 24 will be analyzed further for potential rockfall risk, according to the Colorado Department of...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Summer craft fair is June 15

The Dolores Community Center will host an arts and crafts bazaar from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave. The bazaar will feature local and regional wares...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

UPDATE: Cooler weather helps Dolores River stay within its banks

The Dolores River and its West Fork tributary are running high and fast but are not at flood stage, officials report. The Dolores River at Dolores was flowing at 2,860 cubic feet per second...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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