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

Dolores Harvest Festival is Oct. 3

The Dolores Harvest Festival and Car Show will take place Oct. 3 at Joe Rowell Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As the organizer, the Dolores Chamber of Commerce got creative to avoid large crowds...

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

Dolores campground’s prize Airstream recovered after theft

A beloved Airstream camper stolen from the Dolores River Campground has been recovered and is back home. The restored 1953 Airstream Flying Cloud decked out in 1950s décor is a popular rental at...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car ends up in West Fork of Dolores River near Dunton

The Dolores County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash Wednesday evening after an SUV ended up in the West Fork of the Dolores River. According to the Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler,...

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

Dolores presents land use code changes

The town of Dolores is in the process of updating the current land use code. Draft revisions are available for public review and comment. The public will be able to make comments and suggestions to...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorful mural added to Dolores playground

Local artist Jordan Lansing has completed a creative mural on the climbing wall of the new Dolores Community Playground. The painting combines fantasy themes and nature scenes with a bridge...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

The man who swam 9.5 miles of McPhee Reservoir

When endurance athlete Adam Lederer sought out a new long-distance challenge last year, he decided to swim the 9.5-mile length of McPhee Reservoir. And he did it at night, in rough water. “I was...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores focuses on water, pot and new trail

Dolores is planning a major upgrade to its water system and is contemplating a new trail in town in cooperation with the local bike club. Monday, the Dolores Board of Trustees will vote on final...

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

New bakery in Dolores aids women in need

A nonprofit bakery with a larger mission to help women in need has launched in Dolores. Three Chicks Bakery and Deli was started by Alana Connelly and Layce Cates to provide support, employment and...

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

County, BLM explore option to access public land near Cortez

Montezuma County officials are again hopeful they have found a public area to access Bureau of Land Management land south of Summit Lake. The 2,000-acre area is landlocked by private lands, and the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores debates where to put marijuana facilities

Dolores’ pending pot regulations have created a type of gold rush, except it’s marijuana green. In April, voters approved marijuana retail shops, commercial cultivation, testing and manufacturing....

DATE: July 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools finalize plan for reopening in-person classes

The Dolores School District finalized its reopening plan Tuesday evening after receiving approval from the school board. The plan includes in-person and online learning options for students for the...

DATE: July 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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