Dolores school board votes to raise teacher salaries

The Dolores School District Re-4A Board of Education voted to raise district teachers’ salaries for the 2018-2019 school year during a special meeting on May 24. Many of the district’s teachers,...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Increased logging raises risk to drivers on Lone Dome Road

The Journal Drivers are encouraged to use caution this summer and winter on Forest Road 504, known as the Lone Dome Road, because of increased logging truck activity, according to the San Juan...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon researchers set to star at Mountainfilm Festival

Three Crow Canyon Archaeological Center researchers will step into the spotlight for a discussion on the 2,500-year migration of Puebloan people as part of this year’s Mountainfilm Festival, set...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: ARTS

Nature Center at Butler Corner in Dolores prepares for grand opening

Kathie Butler, owner of the Nature Center at Butler Corner, plans to open a visitors center and weaving shop to make her property more guest-friendly. Butler has operated the Nature Center on her...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrity engagement has Dolores connection

A Dolores boy who grew up to be a pastor is now engaged to pop singer Michelle Williams from the band Destiny’s Child, according to People Magazine. Chad Johnson, 40, grew up and went to school in...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall two Dolores school board members deemed insufficient

Petitions to recall Dolores school board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy have been found insufficient, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. Each petition...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Roosting blue grouse

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores moves forward with school-based health clinic

After hearing from citizens and Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin, the Dolores School Board approved a contractor for a school-based health clinic. The motion was made by District Re-4A Board...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Delivery of senior meals reduced temporarily to once a week

Temporary cuts in Montezuma County senior nutrition services are impacting Dolores, Mancos and Cortez. The demand for meals for seniors has outpaced Montezuma County’s budget for May and June, and...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores library plans summer concert and family film series

As part of its 2018 Summer Reading Program, the Dolores Public Library will host an outdoor concert and film series, “Summer on the River,” featuring a lineup of local performers. The hourlong...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

SWOS students will exhibit archaeology-inspired artwork

Starting next week, the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum will feature artwork by students from Southwest Open School. An exhibit opening will be May 29 at 1 p.m., and the show will...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores accepts Cooper’s resignation, moves forward with health clinic

The Dolores School District Re-4A on May 10 met in executive session with Superintendent Scott Cooper, Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin and District Attorney Will Furse about the sheriff’s...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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