Halloween party in town

There will be a Halloween Haunt on Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Dolores Schools District Office courtyard at 100 N. 6th St. in Dolores. There will be ghoulish games, freaky fun, and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faces in the Crowd The Readers

Do you have a Faces in the Crowd to submit to the Dolores Star? Please send it to Be sure to include “Faces in the Crowd” in the email’s subject line, a short description of...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News


Wet weather causes RG Southern trouble The Rio Grande Southern had plenty of trouble during the last wet spell with derailments and cars overturning. Thursday night, two cars of ties turned over up...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panthers and Bears look for positive end to season

The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers (2-6) and Dolores Bears (2-6) will close out their seasons on Friday, and both squads are hoping to end the year in winning fashion. M-CHS wrapping up a turbulent...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High School Highlights

Football Standouts Tanner Desrosiers (M-CHS) Desrosiers is one tackle behind the Class 2A leader with 102 tackles on the season. In Friday’s 31-6 loss to Olathe, the junior linebacker recorded 12...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sheriff blotter

Wednesday, Oct. 21 9:19 a.m. A motorist was stopped for failing to signal on the 35000 block of U.S. 160 and was arrested on two outstanding warrants. 12:24 p.m. A G-Whil Liquors official reported...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: For the record

Community Calendar

Email announcements to and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Football roundup Panthers improve, but can’t stop Olathe in 31-6 loss

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Panthers held Olathe to 10 first-half points, but the Pirates put up 7 in the third quarter and 14 in the fourth to secure a 31-6 victory. The Panthers offense...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS, Dolores runners end season

Montezuma-Cortez and Dolores cross-country runners finished out their seasons last weekend during their regional races at Delta. While neither the Panthers or Bears qualified any runners for the...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High School Highlights

Scoreboard Football M-CHS 6, Olathe 31 Dolores 0, Monte Vista 48 Dove Creek 18, Sargent 30 Mancos 40, Sangre de Cristo 34 Volleyball M-CHS vs. Fruita Monument L, 0-3 (15-25, 23-25, 16-25) M-CHS...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Semi loaded with cattle clogs Durango thoroughfare

The intersection of Camino del Rio and U.S. Highway 550 in Durango became a bizarre and chaotic scene Sunday afternoon as emergency crews rushed to rescue about 80 cattle from a semitrailer that...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

A dory named Dolores tours rivers in western Colorado

The town of Dolores is well represented by a wooden dory built last year by local boater Scott Spear and professional dory builder Andy Hutchinson.Named Dolores, and christened with a bottle of...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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