Dolores

Funk band J- Calvin will play brewery

J-Calvin, a soul funk band from Durango, will play the Dolores River Brewery on Sept. 28. This exciting new band mixes jazz, funk and soul, and its members have decades of musical experience. They...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local shares her newest novel, ‘Colorado Takedown,’ in Dolores

Author Cricket Rohman will discuss her writing process and her novels, including “Saving Madeline” and her newest release, “Colorado Takedown,” which she wrote from her log cabin up the West...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores-Norwood Road chip seal gets funding

Increased traffic on the Dolores-Norwood Road has prompted the San Juan National Forest to add 4 miles of chip-seal surface. Dolores District Ranger Derek Padilla announced this month that $502,696...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meet your neighbors in Dolores

Join your friends, and meet new town and school officials at the “Dolores Meet and Greet with Sweets” on Sept. 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at Flanders Park. Drinks and locally made desserts will be for ...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report released on horse accident; relatives disagree

A Montezuma County mounted patrol horse who kicked and injured two children during Escalante Days was startled by the kids’ roughhousing, which included being struck by a plastic hammer, according...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores quilt show raises money for charity

A kaleidoscope of color and design was on display at the Dolores Mountain Quilt Show on Friday and Saturday. The show at the Dolores Community Center featured 168 entries, and 905 people attended...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three chances to meet candidates for Montezuma County commissioner

Three public meetings are planned leading up to the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners election in November. Tuesday night, the Southwest Colorado Livestock Association will host a forum of...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

July inspections: Stonefish Sushi, Loungin’ Lizard, Stateline Bar ...

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: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pickup crashes head-on with Montezuma County gravel truck

A Lewis driver faces a DUI charge after a head-on collision with a loaded Montezuma County gravel truck west of Dolores on Aug. 15, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The eastbound Ford F-250,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores students show improvement on state CMAS tests

The latest state test scores for Dolores elementary and middle school students showed significant improvement from 2017, according to results released by the Colorado Department of Education last...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey helps define Dolores playground project

The Dolores Parks Advisory Committee has released the results of a community survey about a new playground planned for Joe Rowell Park. The survey was distributed earlier in the year and was filled...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores museum features astronomy events in September

The public is invited to two astronomy events at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor’s Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184, Dolores. On Sept. 1, astronaut Rick Hieb will present “Space...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News