Dolores

Dolores library plans summer concert and family film series

As part of its 2018 Summer Reading Program, the Dolores Public Library will host an outdoor concert and film series, “Summer on the River,” featuring a lineup of local performers. The hourlong...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWOS students will exhibit archaeology-inspired artwork

Starting next week, the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum will feature artwork by students from Southwest Open School. An exhibit opening will be May 29 at 1 p.m., and the show will...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores accepts Cooper’s resignation, moves forward with health clinic

The Dolores School District Re-4A on May 10 met in executive session with Superintendent Scott Cooper, Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin and District Attorney Will Furse about the sheriff’s...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Haycamp murder case is scheduled for trial

A trial date has been set in the first-degree murder case against Kevin Wade Folsom. Folsom has pleaded not guilty, said District Attorney Will Furse. During an arraignment on Thursday, District...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

April snowstorm helps low water supply

A minor boost of snowfall in April helped to stave off more shortages for local farmers who rely on McPhee Reservoir, water officials said during a meeting Monday. As of this week, the forecast is...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival will kick off summer with full slate of music

The Dolores River Festival has lined up seven bands to perform all day at Joe Rowell Park on June 2. “It should be a really fun day,” said festival promoter Ryan Robison. “The lineup has a lot of...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Youths and families raft the upper Dolores River

The city of Cortez Recreation Center and The Dolores River Boating Advocates partnered to provide a youth and family rafting trip on the upper Dolores River on April 28. The two partnered to...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores rejoins 1A Southern Peaks Conference, CHSAA says

The Dolores High School football team will play in the 1A Southern Peaks conference this fall, according to Bert Borgmann, assistant commissioner at the Colorado High School Activities Association....

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cooper resigns as Dolores Schools superintendent

Scott Cooper, superintendent of Dolores Schools, has announced he is resigning to take a job at a large school district in Grand Junction. He informed the school board yesterday and told staff this...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico Elementary School to shut down as enrollment falls

The Dolores County school board has decided to close Rico Elementary School by June due to a lack of students. It will not reopen for the fall 2018. In a letter to Rico residents, Bruce Hanson,...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons of the Ancients museum offers cultural events

Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum is hosting several weekly, reoccurring events featuring ancient Puebloan culture and artifacts. “It is time to start getting out and enjoying your...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Brewery gets a taste of Tennessee

Two concerts are scheduled for the Dolores River Brewery next week. The Black Lillies will play on May 9. Miss Tess and the Talkbacks will perform on May 12. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee,...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News