Burro Fire grows to 4,388 acres; smoke advisory goes into effect

The Burro Fire grew by about 86 acres on Saturday, reaching a total of 4,388 acres in the Bear Creek Canyon area. On Saturday, the fire showed growth along its northwestern, southwestern,...

DATE: July 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores High School grad is appointed state FFA officer

Dolores High School graduate Tel Hamilton was appointed a state officer at the annual Colorado FFA convention. The convention was a meeting and a competition for members of Colorado Future Farmers...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students learning hands-on science and math this summer

Ten Dolores students received hands-on science and math lessons this summer by participating in an extended field science enrichment program at the Nature Center at Butler’s Corner. The students...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Dolores graduates receive $1,000 scholarships

The Southwestern Cowbelles have awarded their 2018 scholarship to Bri Suckla and Jasper Breitenbach of Dolores High School. Each student received $1,000. Suckla will attend Western Oklahoma State...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico man tapped to lead Dolores as town manager

An energetic New Mexico man with enthusiasm for small towns and a background in municipal government is slated to become Dolores’ next interim town manager. Following a public interview by the...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traditional Mexican taqueria opens in Dolores

Authentic and affordable Mexican food is the trademark for Nanny’s Taqueria, a new restaurant in Dolores on 11th Street. Business partners Humberto Arrendondo and Guillermo Garcia have been cooking...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

McPhee Reservoir supply drops to a historic low

Inflow into McPhee Reservoir from the Dolores River has dropped to a historic low, falling below the 2002 levels that were the previous driest year since the reservoir was built. As a result,...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board meets to discuss budget, teacher salaries

The Dolores school board, meeting Wednesday in a special workshop to discuss the preliminary 2018-2019 budget, focused on opportunities for savings and teachers’ salaries. “The majority of your...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

May inspections: Tequila's, Lakeside Lanes, Ponderosa ...

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

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighter city emerges in the Rockies to battle the Burro Fire

In a meadow northeast of Transfer Campground, a firefighter city has emerged as a strategic base to battle the 3,700-acre Burro Fire in nearby Bear Creek Canyon. About 6 a.m. Monday, more than 100...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores library reaches midpoint of summer concert and film series

As part of its 2018 Summer Reading Program, the Dolores Public Library will host an outdoor concert and film series, “Summer on the River,” featuring a lineup of local performers. The hourlong...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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