More arrests made in Dolores River pot case

A federal grand jury has indicted two individuals suspected of illegally growing marijuana on BLM lands along the lower Dolores River. According to court documents, in April a Bureau of Land...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Chorus deepens our experience of home

Among the many advantages of living in small towns like Cortez, Mancos, and Dolores are the seasonal events that cycle through our communities. Participating in these traditions deepens our...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Roberts tours schools, meets students

State Sen. Ellen Roberts was given a whirlwind tour of Dolores Schools last week. Dolores Re-4 Schools Superintendent Scott Cooper said superintendents across the state are offering tours of...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bears feature depth

Head coach Larry Schwartz plans to play the Dolores girls basketball team in waves of five in order to wear teams down. And with the Bears’ depth and athleticism, he has lofty goals for the...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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: Nov. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Winter survival depends on animals’ ability to adapt

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued an official El Niño warning for this winter based on temperatures in the Pacific Ocean. An El Niño doesn’t always mean colder...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | COLUMN: Powerful solutions

Turkey trot, food drive Nov. 26

Check out the inaugural Dolores Turkey Trot and Food Drive on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 26, beginning at 9 a.m. in front of the Dolores High School. The free event features a 5K and one mile community...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faces in the Crowd: The River Runners

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Christmas Bazaar coming in two weeks

The 24th annual Dolores Community Center Christmas Bazaar will take place Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the community center, home of the bazaar, at 400 Riverside Ave. Vending...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

80 years ago

Big Rabbit Drive The first rabbit drive of the season is to be held in the Ackmen section next Sunday. The hunters are to gather at the Denton store, ammunition will be sold on the ground, or...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

40 years ago

Farm City Week Dolores Mayor V.T. Boyd proclaims Nov. 21 through Nov. 27 Farm City Week in the town of Dolores. The designation was started in 1955 to promote better understanding between the...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Family Dollar headed for Railroad Avenue Vehicle storage lot purchased; opening date expected in 2016

The Family Dollar plans to open a store in Dolores by next year. The vehicle storage lot at 1008 Central Ave. was purchased as the location for the new store. Demolition permits were obtained from...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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