Athletes in Southwest Colorado shine during unusual year

During a year that will be remembered for the COVID-19 pandemic and the difficulties that it caused, numerous athletes across Montezuma and Dolores counties delivered big-time highlights and...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores-Norwood Road will close for 25 miles during winter

Dolores County has issued a winter closure on a 25-mile section of the Dolores Norwood Road (Forest Road 526) for highway vehicles. Vehicle closure gates are placed at the Cottonwood Road...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aspen Wall Wood fire continues to burn and smoke

The slash fire at the Aspen Wall Wood sawmill yard southeast of Dolores continues to burn and smolder a week after erupting into a firestorm that required two days to contain. The fire that broke...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores water and sewer rates to increase

An increase in monthly water and sewer service rates in Dolores will go into effect in January. The base water rate will increase by $5 to $30.84 per month, up from $25.84. The base sewer rate will...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Fire threatened entire Dolores sawmill, owner says

A fire in massive slash piles behind the Aspen Wall Wood sawmill in Dolores has been 100% contained, but county emergency officials estimated that it could burn for days – and up to a year if it...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library to return to public closure

Beginning Nov. 18, Dolores Public Library closed to the public until further notice as a result of Montezuma County’s recent move to Level Orange on the Colorado Department of Public Health and...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Toddlers get place on playground

The new Dolores Community Playground just expanded to include a section designed for toddlers. KABOOM! donated $80,000 worth of equipment in cooperation with the Colorado Health Foundation. The...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Several events planned for Halloween in Dolores

Several events planned in Dolores on Halloween, Oct. 31. Three Chicks Bakery, 105 Fifth St., will host a Halloween Bonanza from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a costume contest, caramel apples, face...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores couple alert community to visiting mountain lion

A security camera captured video of a mountain lion passing through a residential backyard in Dolores Sunday night. The home on Short Street backs up to open space at the base of Granath Mesa. It...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Planning continues for new mesa trail in Dolores

A proposed hiking and biking trail that would connect Dolores with Granath Mesa and the Boggy Draw trail system has gained momentum and has preliminary support from residents, landowners, the Town...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores offers financial aid for businesses

The town of Dolores is offering grants of up to $5,000 to businesses and nonprofits affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dolores Cares Coronavirus Relief Program has $40,000 available...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

VIDEO: Mountain lion swims across McPhee Reservoir

A mountain lion was seen on video swimming across McPhee Reservoir last weekend in Southwest Colorado, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW posted a video of the lion swimming across the...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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