Elks name scholarship winners

Cortez Elks Lodge 1789 has named its four 2015 scholarship winners from Montezuma-Cortez and Dolores high schools. Each will receive a $1,000 to be used at the accredited college or university of...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

GST gives $10,000 to Cultural Center

Grant Smith, owner of GST Liquors in Dolores, has donated $10,000 to help keep the Cortez Cultural Center afloat as it wades through its budget crisis. It's the first sizable donation the nonprofit...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Young eagles are spreading their wings

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

80 Years Ago

Child Killed Sun. Truck Overturns The seven year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kisling was instantly killed and several people were seriously injured Sunday afternoon about 4:30 o'clock when the...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Faces in the Crowd: The Triplets

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: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

40 Years Ago

1975 Hunting Seasons Set Pending a review of the length of seasons and bag limits by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Colorado Wildlife Commission has tentatively approved waterfowl seasons...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Elder is named Ranger of Year

Scot Elder, manager for Lone Mesa and Mancos state parks, was recognized as Colorado's 2014 Ranger of the Year during the Colorado Parks and Wildlife commission meeting Aug. 7 in Durango. Elder was...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

County gets new bus

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Two Dolores icons close up shop

Two Dolores icons are closing their doors, and a popular chain store has expressed interest in opening up shop. The 115-year tradition of the Hollywood Bar and Cafe reportedly came to an end this...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dispute mires Hampson case

The proceedings for post-conviction relief from a man serving a 25-year prison term for murder barely inched forward this week. Luther Hampson, 30, of Dolores, has filed a motion arguing that...

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

Moose sighted near Lizard Head Pass

Moose are occasionally seen in the Silverton and Lake City area. Now, they seem to be taking a liking to the Dolores and San Miguel river basins. Lori Shields and Michael Chihocky, of Cortez, were...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Audio may be heard in sex case

Recorded conversations between a woman and her alleged attacker could be subject to a hearing this month. At a motions hearing on Monday, June 29, Chief District Court Judge Doug Walker said he...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News