Is wild food calling?

A wet spring and early summer giving rise to acorns and berries could make for fewer bears heading for neighborhood trash cans this fall. So far, that seems to be the trend. “We haven’t had too...

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

Street sign wording a key to safety

DENVER – Misunderstandings on the road between cyclists and motorists can be deadly. But a simple change in the wording of traffic signs could help clarify how drivers and bicyclists should safely...

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

Good friends make the world go around

Dear Friends, Nice to visit with you at my "farewell party" on August 30 at the Elks. A special thanks to all who made the fanciful appetizers and Odis for playing great music. Good friends make...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the help with school supplies

Montelores Baptist Church would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Wal-Mart Stores for their generous discount on the school supplies that we purchased there for donation to Pleasant...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

Report: TABOR prompts higher tax bills for most Coloradans

DENVER - More than 80 percent of Coloradans are paying more in property taxes now than they would have if the Taxpayer Bill of Rights had never passed according to a new study by Colorado State...

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

Officials: Animas trout OK to eat

DENVER - Trout from the Animas River are safe to eat after water contamination from the Gold King Mine spill, according to an announcement Wednesday by state health officials. Samples of fish...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

First cross-country meet pleases coach

Dolores cross-country runners laced up for their first race of the season on Wednesday at the Loyd's Lake Classic at Monticello. Head coach Nick Kohler said that being the team's first meet, he was...

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

Dolores loses LB Donaldson in 38-6 loss to Coal Ridge

With 3:42 seconds left in the first quarter and the score tied at zero, Branden Donaldson took flight. After dropping into coverage from his linebacker position, the Dolores senior moved toward his...

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

Volleyball takes third in Shiprock

The Dolores Bears got off to a slow start in the Shiprock tournament last weekend. But after falling to Shiprock in three games (10-25, 20-25, 12-25), the Bears bounced back and won their final...

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

Sheriff's blotter

Monday, Aug. 24 2:35 p.m. A manager at Second Chance Thrift Store in Dolores complained about a customer writing a bad check that totaled $5.92. No charges were filed at the manager's request. ...

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

Victims in Sunday plane crash identified as Californians

The identities of four Californians who died in a plane crash Sunday north of Purgatory Resort were released Tuesday, two of whom weren't rated to fly the aircraft. The San Juan County Sheriff's...

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

Dining among the dwellings

I ate rattlesnake at Mesa Verde. It sounds like a pitch for a Halloween horror show, but when I was offered a bite at the Metate Room in Mesa Verde's Far View Lodge, I was pretty sure I heard the...

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

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