Curriculum, preschool tuition on tap for Dolores school board

The Dolores School District RE-4A Board of Education is set to talk curriculum and a potential preschool tuition rate increase at its regular meeting Thursday night. Lynn Zinn will lead the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Another vehicle crashes into Dolores River

On Tuesday morning, a driver on Colorado Highway 145 crashed into the Dolores River just a few miles from a similar crash eight days earlier. According to Colorado State Patrol Sgt. James Saunders,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Driver faces charge after New Year’s crash in Dolores River

Colorado Highway 145 was briefly closed Jan. 4 between Dolores and Telluride after a work crew recovered a vehicle that had crashed onto the frozen Dolores River near Stoner. The highway was closed...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Rachel’s Challenge’ to be shown in Dolores

The film “Rachel’s Challenge” will show at the Dolores Community Center Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. It kicks off a series of films being shown by Hope Montezuma to foster discussion of mental health...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Westfork Fire Volunteer Department gains land for new station

A bill to convey 3.61 acres of San Juan National Forest land to the newly formed West Fork Volunteer Fire Department has passed, allowing for a new station to be built. The bill — introduced in...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board launches search for superintendent

The search for a new Dolores school superintendent kicked off Monday night as a representative from the Colorado Association of School Boards visited with the board, staff and community to talk...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Anniversary: Jack and Alaine (Taylor) Hattaway

The children of Jack and Alaine (Taylor) Hattaway happily announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Jack and Alaine were married on Dec. 6, 1948, in the Salt Lake City Temple. They have...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Milestones

Restaurant inspections: Tequila’s, Wigglin’ Pig and Olio shine

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: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Schools superintendent search on tap for special meeting

The search for a new Dolores School District superintendent is underway, with a special board meeting set for Monday that aims to engage community members, school board trustees and staff in the...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New children’s book addresses depression

A story about a friendly tortoise who likes to dress up and decorate her shell sounds like a cute children’s book, right? “The Tortoise and the Flair” is that, but it also dives into a deeper...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News


Annual Boaters party is Jan. 25 The Dolores River Boating Advocates will have their annual river permit party on Jan. 25 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Dolores Community Center. The event features...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter Tales lectures start Jan. 10 at Dolores Public Library

Dolores Public Library aims to liven up your weeknights this winter with the return of its outdoor and travel-themed lecture series Winter Tales, slated for every other Thursday night beginning in...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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