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CDOT ending wildlife zones

Wildlife zones will be eliminated from the state's highways after a Colorado Department of Transportation study showed the signage and penalties did not consistently reduce wildlife crashes. That...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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'Dear Santa'

Dear Santa, How is Dasher? How are the other reindeer? I've done many kind things this year. First, I cleaned my room without my mom telling me to because my brother could trip. I took out the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Regional bus service for Dolores advances

A major step toward regional bus service means affordable travel from Durango to Grand Junction is around the corner. The Southern Ute Community Action Program has been planning to expand their...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Blood drives to be held in December

United Blood Services will be at these locations for the Mobile Blood Drive throughout December: Monday, Dec. 2 In Mancos at the Mancos Community Center, 130 Grand Ave., from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m....

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Feds probe Pagosa Springs resort in drug money case

Federal authorities are investigating the family of the owners of the Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs for possibly laundering drug money through the famous hot springs. No one has been...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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Wildfire preparedness efforts pay off

No one likes to see a wildfire threaten homes; however, when it does happen, it can be rewarding for the homeowner who has taken time to become more wildfire prepared. Such is the case with Elk...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | COLUMN: Miscellaneous Columns

Dolores schools go for 'distinction'

"Accreditation with Distinction" has a nice ring to it. In the 2010-2011 school year, the Dolores school district earned that high mark under the testing standards of the Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Mental health forum set for Dec. 5 in Dolores

The Dolores School District will hold a community mental health forum on Dec. 5 at the school commons. A free dinner will be served and discussion will include mental health resources. A detailed...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez Kiva students put on a health fair

Students from the Children’s Kiva recently put on a health fair at their school. “Students worked with 11 different health care practitioners,” said instructor Caitlin Munroe. Students in grades...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

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Dolores River documentary premieres in Dolores

The third annual river permit party and fundraiser for the Dolores River Boating Advocates will take place on Jan. 15 starting at 6 p.m. at the Dolores Community Center. This year’s event features...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores library hosts presentation on Everest expedition

As part of the Dolores Public Library’s Winter Tales series, on Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. mountaineer Carolyn Gunn will give a slide show presentation on her 1984 expedition to Mount Everest. The...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Editor's note: Website consolidation coming Friday

To Our Readers, The consolidation of the Cortez Journal, Dolores Star and Mancos Times picks up momentum this week and culminates on Friday, Oct. 2, with the first issue of The Journal. Today's...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News