Dolores

El Niño threatens to pack a punch

Forecasters say a mighty El Niño warming eastern Pacific Ocean waters has the potential to bring nasty snowstorms to Southwest Colorado this winter. "It's possible right now," Bernie Meier, a...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Nowlin wraps up river case

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin told boating advocates on Tuesday that the June rafting accident was a "wake-up call" for all river users to pay attention and communicate with one another. No...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dolores Water Conservancy seeks mill levy

The Dolores Water Conservancy District board of directors is asking voters to set a permanent mill levy for the district. Ballot question 4A will appear on the November general election ballot,...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico fears school is on chopping block

Families in the mountain town of Rico, in Dolores County, rely on their small school to educate elementary-age children. But parents are worried it could be on the chopping block because of a...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Dolores Water Conservancy seeks mill levy

The Dolores Water Conservancy District board of directors is asking voters to set a permanent mill levy for the district. Ballot question 4A will appear on the November general election ballot,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico, Telluride mourn loss

The body of a local man missing since July 2012 was found alongside railroad tracks east of Elko, Nevada, according to media reports. The remains of Robin Putnam, 25, were discovered last Tuesday...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez, Dolores, Mancos papers will combine into The Journal

Ballantine Communications, Inc. will soon consolidate The Cortez Journal, Dolores Star and Mancos Times into one newspaper, named The Journal. Our local journalists and advertising representatives...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dolores still hoppin'

Dolores is wrapping up the summer season, but there are still some festivals and events coming up. The Riverfront Bar and Grill is hosting a pig roast and free music festival over the Labor Day...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

A helping hand

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Vesicular stomatitis declines, but spreads

The vesicular stomatitis outbreak isn't as bad as last year, says the Colorado state veterinarian, but the contagious equine and livestock disease is spread across a wider geographic area than has...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Purgatory looking up

For Purgatory Resort's new owner James Coleman, replacing the notoriously slow-moving Legends Lift 8 is only the first step of his long-term vision that looks to improve the ski mountain. "We want...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Upcoming

Football Friday, Sept. 4 Home vs. Coal Ridge Kickoff @ 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 @ Monument Valley, UT Kickoff at 7 p.m. Volleyball Friday-Saturday, Sept. 4-5 @ Shiprock Tournament Thursday, Sept. 10...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports