McPhee Reservoir has strong carryover supply

McPhee Reservoir has strong carryover supply going into the 2020 irrigation season, and even a below-average winter snowfall will refill it, officials say. This winter’s above-average snowpack...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board candidates square off

The Dolores school board has a full election race coming up, with six candidates vying for three seats. The candidates gathered Wednesday night at the Dolores Community Center for a well-attended...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews respond to Lost Canyon wildfire south of Dolores

Local fire agencies are battling a 2-acre wildfire south of Dolores and east of County Road 30. About 25 firefighters are working to contain the Lost Canyon Fire, said Dolores Fire Chief Mike Zion....

DATE: Oct. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indictment clouds appointment at Dolores schools

The new secondary dean of students in Dolores School District Re-4A is facing embezzlement charges by the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, but school administrators hope he will be exonerated...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrate the fall harvest in Dolores

The Dolores Harvest Festival and Car Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Flanders Park. The festival has new events this year. Check out the car show, strongman competition, chili...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores library plans presentations on local authors, rancher

The Dolores Public Library has kicked off a community-wide reading program featuring local authors. Also, a re-enactment of a pioneer cattlewoman will be presented this month. On Oct. 4 at 6:30...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public reviews San Juan National Forest’s trail plan

Residents, and national and state officials met last week at the Dolores Public Lands Office to discuss proposals for new trails near the Dolores River and McPhee Reservoir. Trail concepts were...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New manager appointed to lead Dolores Water Conservancy District

Longtime district engineer Ken Curtis has been appointed the new general manager for the Dolores Water Conservancy District. Curtis replaces Mike Preston, who is retiring after leading the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sage Hen and Rico area trails to host open house

The Journal The San Juan National Forest, Dolores Ranger District will hold an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Dolores Public Lands Office. The public is invited to come hear about the...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burn planned this weekend outside Dolores

The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn beginning Sunday. Burning operations may extend into Monday dependent on weather and fuel conditions,...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board talks facilities, enrollment trends

The Dolores school board talked about safety, facilities, and student retention at its meeting Sept. 12. The discussions come as the Dolores School District Re-4A seeks major renovations to its...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores chooses civic planner for interim manager

The Dolores Town board unanimously agreed to hire Ken Charles as interim manager. Charles was a longtime regional manager for the Colorado Department of Local Affairs and is well-known for his...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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