Dolores

80 years ago

Summit loan A meeting of the stockholders of the Summit Reservoir and Irrigation company will decide whether the company will borrow $53,000 from the RFC to improve the system. The money, if the...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

40 years ago

Expedition celebrated The Colorado Centennial Bicentennial commission has appropriated $30,000 to finance a commemoration of the Dominguez Escalante Expedition of 1776. The action will finance...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews report county roads passable; residents dig out

Plow crews continued to make progress on city and county roads on Monday, battling unseasonably cold temperatures and snowfall over Christmas weekend. Rob Englehart, of the Montezuma County road...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm boosts snowpack for McPhee Reservoir

McPhee Reservoir, the Dolores Water Conservancy District, and its farmers are getting a double dose of holiday cheer. Snowpack is piling up early in the San Juan Mountains, the best start to winter...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores a holiday light show

Anchored by its trademark “Peace On Earth” sign on the hillside, Dolores doesn’t disappoint when it comes to holiday lighting. Again this year, again residents and the town got into the spirit,...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

80 years ago

Car theft Two robbers from parts unknown were nabbed Tuesday morning in Dolores. The pair had taken a car belonging to Maxie Stevens, in Cortez, and driven it to Dolores where they were taken in...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hale to speak at League of Women Voters meeting

The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County will meet on Jan. 9 at 9 a.m. at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dolores. The guest speaker will be City Manager Shane Hale. Hale will address plans for...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

40 years ago

Wild and Scenic A study of portions of the Dolores River has been conducted to determine their suitability for inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The report is being reviewed...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lady Bears fall to Ignacio

The Dolores Lady Bears fell behind early to the Ignacio Bobcats on Thursday and were unable to climb out of an 18-7 first-quarter deficit, losing 48-30. Ignacio came out in a full-court defense,...

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

Dolores gets a taste of No. 3 Ignacio

The Ignacio Bobcats have held steady as the No. 3-ranked team in the state in Class 2A in CHSAAnow.com’s last two polls. On Thursday, Dec. 17, the Dolores Bears got a firsthand look at why the...

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

Sports briefs

Swimming results M-CHS @ Montrose Invite 50 Free Samantha Bagge, 3rd (27.68) Kayla Hageman, 7th (29.68) Keyana Matteson, 20th (31.86) Racheal Cox, 30th (34.96) Autumn Van Bibber, 38th (36.88)...

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

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@the-journal.com 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: Dec. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

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