Dolores

BLM plans prescribed burns on Dolores Rim

The Bureau of Land Management plans to conduct several prescribed burns east of Dove Creek beginning at the end of March. The prescribed burns will take place along the rim of the Dolores River...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Pee Wee Wrestling Club competes in New Mexico

Smiles were aplenty for 63 members of the Dolores Pee Wee Wrestling Club who hit the mats in Kirtland, New Mexico, on March 17. Among the club’s first-place finishers in their divisions were Jaxx...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fifty residents listen to town board candidates speak

Fifty citizens listened to 13 candidates for Dolores town board positions answer questions during a League of Women’s Voters forum at the Dolores Community Center March 16. Eleven candidates are...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mayor candidates share views at forum

Fifty citizens listened to 13 candidates for Dolores Town board and mayor positions respond to questions during a League of Women’s Voters forum on March 16 at the Dolores Community Center. Eleven...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter storms expected for Southwest Colorado mountains

The National Weather Service reports that a winter storm will hit the Southwest Colorado mountains tonight through Friday morning. Warm temperatures will limit snowfall to areas above 10,000 feet...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wheelus, Whited face off for mayor in Dolores

Two candidates are running for the position of Dolores Town Mayor in the April 3 election. Chad Wheelus is a longtime local who teaches at Southwest Open High School. Gerald “Jerry” Whited has also...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town board candidates field questions, part 3

Eleven candidates are vying for four positions on the Dolores Town Board, and two are competing for the mayor’s position. Candidates for town trustee as listed on the ballot are restaurant owner...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Chamber banquet offers Vulcan salute to local businesses

Aliens, astronauts, Jedi and steampunks gathered at the Dolores Community Center Saturday night for a Chamber of Commerce banquet that called for peace and unity. The Dolores Chamber of Commerce’s...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

February inspections: Hunan, Thai Cortez, Sonic ...

The Journal is now publishing local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board rejects a four-day school week

After months of discussion, the Dolores School District Re-4A board passed a five-day calendar, citing lack of evidence of school improvement. The motion to reject a four-day calendar passed...

DATE: March 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discipline discussed at Dolores school board meeting

Board procedure broke down at the Dolores School Board meeting on March 8 as parents, students and residents spoke up during discussions about school discipline. Many of the 130 people in...

DATE: March 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper signs Nowlin’s pet project, a police horse protection bill

A police horse protection bill conceived by Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on March 7. The bill – Crime of Cruelty to Certified Police Working...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News