Dolores

Upcoming dam release benefits ecology of Dolores River

A whitewater release from McPhee Dam this month will provide boating fun on the Dolores River, but it also will have ecological benefits. Aquatic biologist Jim White, of Colorado Parks and...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agencies consider Sage Hen motorized trail proposal

Officials with the San Juan National Forest, Bureau of Reclamation, Montezuma County Recreation Committee, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Thursday discussed a proposal to allow motorized use on...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Neighbors rescue deer struggling in flowing Dolores canal

A Dolores woman jumped into a flowing irrigation ditch off County Road 22 on Sunday to rescue three deer that were struggling to escape. Lenore Sparks was walking near her home when she saw the...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose offers spring excursions in Animas Valley

The Galloping Goose No.5 is based in Dolores but has been in Durango waiting for spring trips up the Animas Valley on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Because of avalanche danger,...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Elementary’s pop tab collection drive sets pace on Western Slope

Dolores Elementary School students swept the Western Slope in their pop tab collection supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado. The pop tabs collected for the “Mountain of...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shots fired out truck window in Dolores; suspect abandons pickup

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last Friday evening in Dolores on Second Street. Nobody was injured, Undersheriff Vern Knuckles said Monday, and the...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores’ Elder verbally commits to Northern Arizona

The Journal Four Corners Volleyball Club is announcing the verbal commitment of junior middle hitter, Jordan Elder, to the NCAA Division I, 2018 Big Sky Conference Champions, Northern Arizona...

DATE: April 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flooding causes cancellation of events at Dolores school gym

Winter storms brought much-needed precipitation to Southwest Colorado, but they also damaged the Dolores School District’s main gym. The gym flooded in March, and the flooring is a complete loss,...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Dolores superintendent talks educational priorities, experiences

The Dolores school board has selected Elisabeth “Lis” Richard to soon take over as district superintendent. Richard came to the Dolores School District RE-4A from Creede, Colorado, about three...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores to perform Alice in Wonderland

The Dolores Schools theater group will perform Alice in Wonderland at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. “It’s a lively performance. We have one of our largest casts at 25 students,”...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boating release ‘very likely’ on Dolores River

A two- to four-week whitewater release from McPhee Dam into the Dolores River is “very likely” and is expected to begin in late May or early June, reservoir managers told a gathering of 40 boaters...

DATE: April 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library to host free painting class

The Journal Dolores Public Library will host a free painting class every fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 1002 Railroad Ave. No experience required for the free, all-ages...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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