Purgatory plans Nov. 21 opening

Purgatory Resort is making a bold prediction that the start of the ski mountain’s 50th season will begin before Thanksgiving. A statement released Tuesday announced skiers will be able to hit the...

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

Dolores cross-country

While the Dolores high school cross-country team is still battling injuries, the middle school runners are coming on strong. At the John Thornton Invitational in Blanding, Utah on Wednesday, Tyler...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Woman claims neighbor shot breeding bull

A Dolores man faces up to six years in prison if convicted on charges stemming from the shooting of a neighbor’s bull.Upon the request of District Attorney Will Furse, Scott Klassen, 57, was bound...

DATE: Oct. 1, 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. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

Lt. Gov. Garcia reads to area preschoolers

Earlier this year, pediatricians at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center found that reading to a toddler activates brain networks that support budding literacy. This week, Colorado Lt....

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Artists of Rico hold open house

The Artists of Rico, Colorado (ARC) are opening their doors for their first annual Fall Open House on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 2-5 p.m. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to view the works of...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man jailed for trashing forest

Benjamin Yoho, age 41, currently of Telluride and Ouray, was convicted and sentenced last month in Durango federal court for massive littering in an area north of Telluride within the Uncompahgre...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Tomlynns bring the vibe to Dolores

The eclectic, harmonic tunes performed by The Tomlynns are sure to put a smile on any listeners’ face. Aaron Lemay and Carrie Schneider-Lemay are a husband-and-wife duo adept at reinterpreting...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

School awarded $500,000 in settlement

A Denver architect firm has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the Dolores Re-4A School district claiming faulty cost estimates for a campus upgrade.The district argued that Eidos Architects...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrate Harvest Festival in Dolores

A bounty of fresh fruits, veggies, pies, bread, jam, honey, and candied apples will greet visitors of the third annual Harvest Festival in Dolores on Saturday, Oct. 10. There will also be a...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cue the lawsuits over the greater sage grouse

Last week’s long- awaited decision that the greater sage grouse does not need Endangered Species Act protections was no surprise to anyone who’s been following the bird’s saga. The federal Fish...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faces in the Crowd: The Lawyer

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: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

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