Dolores

Rico Elementary School to shut down as enrollment falls

The Dolores County school board has decided to close Rico Elementary School by June due to a lack of students. It will not reopen for the fall 2018. In a letter to Rico residents, Bruce Hanson,...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons of the Ancients museum offers cultural events

Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum is hosting several weekly, reoccurring events featuring ancient Puebloan culture and artifacts. “It is time to start getting out and enjoying your...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Brewery gets a taste of Tennessee

Two concerts are scheduled for the Dolores River Brewery next week. The Black Lillies will play on May 9. Miss Tess and the Talkbacks will perform on May 12. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee,...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service acts to restrict camping at Priest Lake

The Norwood Ranger District is seeking comments on a proposal to add camping at the Mary E recreation site and limit camping at the Priest Lake site this summer. The Mary E recreation site, about 5...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall two Dolores school board members filed with county

A group has turned in its petitions to recall Dolores School Board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. “We have only...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores FFA students receive state degrees

Seven members of Dolores High School’s chapter of the National FFA Organization will be awarded state degrees at the Colorado annual convention in Pueblo from June 6-7. The students are Jasper...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Newly elected mayor, board members take office

Political change is blowing in the spring winds of Dolores. During Monday’s special board meeting, four new board members and a new mayor were sworn into office in front of 20 onlookers. The new...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores student theater opts for whimsical ‘Chocolate Factory’

The Dolores Theater Group was rehearsing for a complex Shakespeare play, then the Florida school shooting happened. “It was a heavy time, so the students decided on something lighter and went with...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County gravels, maintains Dolores-Norwood Road

Montezuma County continues to improve the Dolores-Norwood Road north of Dolores and is working toward affirming county control of the route from the San Juan National Forest. Last week, the Road...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee Overlook Trail will open May 1 for the season

The Journal The McPhee Overlook Trail will open for the season all the way to House Creek Campground on May 1, according to a news release from the U.S. Forest Service. FS Trail 155 is designated...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials attend renaming event for Canyons of the Ancients center

The Anasazi Heritage Center was renamed the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum during a ceremony on Saturday. Museum volunteers, Bureau of Land Management staff, Ute Mountain Ute...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores briefs

New Dolores Town Board will be sworn in The new Dolores Town Board members and mayor will be sworn in during a special meeting at Town Hall on April 23 at 6:30 p.m. On April 3, voters elected Chad...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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