Dolores

Dolores schools ban on-campus cellphone use

Something unusual is happening in Dolores schools. When secondary school Principal Jenifer Hufman walks around during recess and lunch, kids are talking to one another and playing together instead...

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

A realm of possibilities for climbing, hiking Lizard Head

Lizard Head, a vertical pillar of crumbling unstable rock, is Colorado’s most difficult and dangerous summit climb. Albert Ellingwood and Barton Hoag made the first multi-pitch technical ascent in...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Should Dolores allow pot stores? Town, residents weigh in

Dolores residents and the town board on Monday considered allowing a retail marijuana shop in town during a workshop Monday attended by 40 people. The town’s moratorium on retail marijuana sales...

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

August inspections: The Farm, Shiloh Steakhouse, Burger Boy, Pippo’s and more

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: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM artist-in-residence plans Canyons of the Ancients presentation

Artist-in-residence Lanny Wagner will give a presentation on night photography at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5, at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184 in Dolores....

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

Dolores Elementary test scores rebound dramatically

Significant improvement in 2018 state test scores has removed Dolores Elementary School from a Colorado watch list, school officials reported last week. And overall, the Dolores School District...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Junction man dies while climbing Telluride’s Via Ferrata

A technical rescue effort was required Saturday to reach a man who had died while climbing Telluride’s Via Ferrata. The 76-year-old Grand Junction man suffered a life-threatening medical event...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lenneta Shull appointed to Dolores school board

After re-enacting a discussion previously held in an illegal executive session, the Dolores RE-4A School Board again appointed Lenneta Shull to fill a vacant board seat during their regular meeting...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mistake nullifies Dolores school board appointment

An improper executive session held by the Dolores RE-4A School Board has nullified a board appointment, reports Superintendent Phil Kasper. The mistake came after interviews of several candidates...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride schools, fire department put mill levy on ballot

Telluride schools seek mill levy increase Telluride School District R-1 will ask voters in November to approve a mill levy increase amounting to $11.61 per $100,000 of a property’s assessed value. ...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Town Board considers marijuana sales

The Dolores Town Board is considering the pros and cons of allowing retail marijuana sales. A moratorium on pot sales has been in place since 2014, but it’s set to expire Dec. 31. Two public...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores social is on Saturday at Flanders Park

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: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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