A helping hand

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Vesicular stomatitis declines, but spreads

The vesicular stomatitis outbreak isn't as bad as last year, says the Colorado state veterinarian, but the contagious equine and livestock disease is spread across a wider geographic area than has...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Purgatory looking up

For Purgatory Resort's new owner James Coleman, replacing the notoriously slow-moving Legends Lift 8 is only the first step of his long-term vision that looks to improve the ski mountain. "We want...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports


Football Friday, Sept. 4 Home vs. Coal Ridge Kickoff @ 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 @ Monument Valley, UT Kickoff at 7 p.m. Volleyball Friday-Saturday, Sept. 4-5 @ Shiprock Tournament Thursday, Sept. 10...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Bears host Coal Ridge

Zero week is over. Last Friday, the Dolores Bears hosted the Dove Creek Bulldogs in a friendly scrimmage that allowed both teams to get a final run in before their first games this week. While the...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Bears cross-country program growing

Entering its fourth year, the Dolores cross-country program is still young. But it's growing. Last year, head coach Nick Kohler had around 10 runners out for cross country, and to start the 2015...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

DWCD seeks mill levy

The Dolores Water Conservancy District board of directors is asking voters to set a permanent mill levy for the district. Ballot question 4A will appear on the November general election ballot,...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

School news: New teachers check in after first week

Ryan Hoover: "I am really happy I chose to be a part of Dolores Schools and the community. My wife, 2 little ones, and I have lived in a few places since moving out here (from Michigan), and this...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Rico, Telluride mourn loss

The body of a local man missing since July 2012 was found alongside railroad tracks east of Elko, Nevada, according to media reports. The remains of Robin Putnam, 25, were discovered last Tuesday...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Rico fears end of school

Families in the mountain town of Rico, in Dolores County, rely on their small school to educate elementary-age children. But parents are worried it could be on the chopping block because of a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Poor-performing gas wells being plugged

Several poor-performing gas wells north of Narraguinnep Reservoir are being plugged. In 2009, the Bill Barrett Corp. installed wildcat wells on private land north of Road X to tap natural gas...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Community Calendar

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DATE: Sept. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

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