Dolores

Controlled burn makes Granath Mesa a safer place

I would like to thank FireWise, Bruce Short from Short Tree Service, the Dolores and Cortez fire departments, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management for conducting a controlled...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

Dolores hosts Republican and Democrat caucuses

The Republican and Democratic parties both held election caucuses in Dolores on Tuesday. Leaders for both camps reported far less participation compared with the 2016 presidential election caucus....

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group of Dolores students aims to improve school culture

When a group of Dolores high-schoolers saw major changes in their school culture, they decided to do something. Shortly after the shooting at Parkland, Florida, and a fight video from Dolores High...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town board candidates field questions, part 2

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 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Parks Committee brainstorms with community members

The newly formed Dolores Parks Committee met for a work session on Tuesday evening to discuss planning for a new playground. According to committee member Mike Riley, the work session is held in...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town board candidates field questions, part 1

There are 11 candidates vying for four positions on the Dolores Town Board, and two competing for the mayor’s position. Candidates for town trustee as listed on the ballot are restaurant owner...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board meets with students to discuss concerns

The Dolores School Board held its annual linkage event last Thursday afternoon. “Linkage” is a time for students to speak with the board in a casual setting, on their own turf. The board met with...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Middle and High School honor roll

Middle School Quarter 2 Honor Roll Seventh Grade Principal’s Honor Roll Joel Hoffman, Micah Hoffman, Grayson Hogue, Evan LaMunyon, Taylor LaRose, Hailey Melvin, Grace Mitchell-Paul and Hazel Smith....

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores student is a candidate for coveted Boettcher Scholarship

A Dolores High School senior has made it to the final interviews of the Colorado Boettcher Scholarship program, which provides a full scholarship to any in-state school. Cameron Elder, a student of...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Outfitters focus on outdoor fun, adventure

Dolores Outfitters is bringing outdoor adventure back to town. The refurbished store and gas station at 341 Railroad Ave. specializes in camping, fishing, hunting, snowshoeing and boating gear,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Parks Committee begins planning for playground

The newly formed Dolores Parks Committee met for the first time Feb. 14, and the main topic was planning for a new playground. The advisory committee is made up of Nikki Gillespie, Mike Riley,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storms start to flow into SW Colorado, dump snow

A western shift of a high-pressure ridge over the Pacific Ocean is allowing more storms to reach Southwest Colorado, according to the National Weather Service. The ridge has been blocking winter...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News