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Expect delays on Colo. 145

Expect delays on Colorado 145 into November as crews improve the intersection at County Road P. Upgrades include left-turn lanes for traffic onto east and westbound County Road P. A southbound...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores honors nearly blind player with a touchdown

The biggest offensive play for the Monument Valley Cougars in their 62-6 loss to Dolores last Friday came from an unlikely source. His name is Avery Black. The Monument Valley senior is playing...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prime time for fall colors still a week or two away

Fall leaf peepers in Southwest Colorado have another week or so until prime viewing, experts say. According to the most recent Fall Leaves Report from the San Juan National Forest, Silverton is the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court briefs

Sex offender’s term reduced to 3 years Appearing in custody, David Adcock, 45, of Cortez, recently had an illegal four-year community corrections sentence reduced to three years. Before the...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores volleyball improves to 3-1

The Dolores volleyball team improved its record to 3-1 after a win at Dove Creek last Thursday. The Bears dispatched the Bulldogs 25-19 in the first game, and freshman Aryelle Wright put the stamp...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Harriers compete in Sunset Classic

Dolores cross-country teams found themselves running at night last Friday at the Southwest Sunset Classic in Durango. While the middle school race took place first with the sun still up, varsity...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Bears maul Cougars

The onslaught began at 7:02 p.m. The referees waited for the sun to dip below the rocks on the west side of the stadium and shade the field before they whistled for the kickoff between the Dolores...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Upcoming

High School Football Friday, Sept. 18 Away vs. Newcomb, N.M., 7 p.m. Volleyball Tuesday, Sept. 22 Away vs. Mancos, 4 p.m. Cross-Country Friday, Sept. 18 Ramble at the Reservoir @ Ridgway State...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

State may give Native mascots second look

Ute tribal leaders say the state could be a shining example for the nation if Native American mascots were retired at public schools. Earlier this year, House Bill 15-1165 was introduced in Denver...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

College Scorecard compares schools' cost, earning power

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Saturday debuted a redesigned online tool with college-specific information about student costs, loans and potential earning power, scaling back a planned...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Is wild food calling?

A wet spring and early summer giving rise to acorns and berries could make for fewer bears heading for neighborhood trash cans this fall. So far, that seems to be the trend. "We haven't had too...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Fashion show at Four Seasons benefits Cancer Coalition

Five years ago, Love on a Hanger owner Tiffani Waters got the idea to host a little fashion show at J. Fargo's restaurant, as a fun way to show off merchandise from her Main Street ladies clothing...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living