80 Years Ago in Dolores

Shipping Season is on, Many Cars Move The fall shipping season is at hand and farmers and stockmen are busy getting their beans, wheat, cattle and sheep off to the market. Eight cars of beans were...

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

An legacy of debt

WASHINGTON – A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre’s ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he’s still paying the price of admission. After a decade of repayments, Aguirre still...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Looking for defense

After dropping three consecutive matches to Pagosa Springs, Ignacio and Nucla, the Dolores Bears volleyball team looked to bounce back in a non-conference matchup against Norwood on Tuesday. The...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bears stress focus for upcoming game

After losing to Centauri (2-3) last week, the Dolores Bears (2-3) head to Walsenburg this week to take on the John Mall Panthers (3-2). The Bears have dropped two consecutive games, to Salida and...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Colorful run

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

Are our headwaters at risk of a mine leak?

The headwaters of the Dolores River share space with century-old mines similar to the Gold King mine that spilled 3 million gallons of wastewater into the Animas River this August.But the...

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

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: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Area runners compete in Mancos meet

The Dolores, Mancos and Montezuma-Cortez cross-country teams came together on Saturday in Mancos for the Chicken Creek Challenge. The Blue Jays boys finished first as a team at the familiar course....

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High school highlights

Scoreboard Football Friday, Oct. 2 M-CHS vs. Gunnison L, 6-28 Dove Creek vs. Hoehne W, 28-24 Mancos vs. Sargent L, 12-68 Dolores vs. Centauri L, 14-35 Volleyball Friday, Oct. 2 Mancos @ Ouray W,...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local 4-H members win big at Colorado State Fair

Local 4-H members from throughout Montezuma County earned the opportunity to send their projects to the Colorado State Fair by being first in their division and age group at the Montezuma County...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Bears look to move past last week’s errors

The Dolores Bears would like to forget about last week. It was a rough outing against Salida last Friday that led to a 16-0 Bears defeat. Dolores and Salida were in a defensive stalemate for most...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Heli-skiing plan hits delay

DENVER – Federal officials are conducting an environmental review stemming from a proposal to diversify terrain for helicopter skiing at Silverton Mountain. The review – conducted under the...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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