Dolores

Crews struggle to contain Burro Fire; CPW closes some areas

The Burro Fire in the Bear Creek drainage of the Dolores Valley continued to grow on Tuesday, but is not threatening any structure. Also on Tuesday, Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced that some...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burro Fire grows to 1,400 acres; forest closing to recreation

The Burro Fire northeast of Dolores started in the Bear Creek drainage on Friday and has rapidly grown to 1,400 acres. The main fire is burning in steep spruce-fir timber 5 miles up the Bear Creek...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Burro Fire doubles in size to 1,000 acres; forest plans to close

The Burro Fire grew to about 1,000 acres by Sunday afternoon in a remote area of the San Juan National Forest about 23 miles northeast of Dolores, and was expected to grow as dry conditions...

DATE: June 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board to hold special meeting

The Dolores school board will hold a special meeting on Friday, June 8, at 5 p.m. According to the agenda, the board will discuss personnel and negotiations in executive session. The meeting will...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students blend past and present in artwork

Multimedia artwork from students at Southwest Open School is on display at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitors Center and Museum. Before creating their artwork, 15 students visited local...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall two Dolores school board members resubmitted

Petitions to recall Dolores school board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy were resubmitted on Thursday, according to the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. “The recall...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores interviews four candidates for interim superintendent position

The Dolores school board and interview committee on Tuesday questioned four candidates for the position of interim superintendent of Dolores School District RE-4. Questions centered on the...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fun flows into Montezuma County with Dolores River Festival

This year’s Dolores River Festival took place on a hot, dry Saturday, but it managed to keep the fun flowing. People started camping out at Joe Rowell Park on Friday night, anticipating the annual...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores town manager resigns, cites Sunshine Law violation

Interim Dolores Town Manager David Stahl Sr. abruptly resigned last week after alleging that three town board members violated Colorado’s Sunshine Law while preparing for an interview process for...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historic coal chute awaits hikers in Illium Valley

In the Illium Valley, just over Lizard Head Pass, visitors can hike a segment of the Galloping Goose trail to a historic railroad coal station. The restored Vance Junction coal chute is the only...

DATE: May 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores High School graduates look to kinder future

It was standing room only at the Dolores High School gym, where 39 students received their diplomas on Saturday morning. The crowded graduation ceremony came at the end of a year marked by...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News