Dolores

Candidates for Dolores mayor tout leadership skills

Dolores will choose a mayor and three board members in the upcoming April 7 election. The election is by mail ballot. Local teacher and Mayor Chad Wheelus is running for a second term. He is being...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores donates to town park, livestock training

The Dolores community has been generous with time and donations. Before longtime local Don Lightenburger passed away, he directed his family to make a donation in his name to the new Dolores...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores candidates forum is March 10

The Region 9 Economic Development District will host a forum for the Town of Dolores candidates on March 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dolores School District Board Room, 100 N. 6th St., Dolores....

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton to Dolores: Be wary of allowing OHVs on town streets

A panel of Silverton officials presented pros and cons of allowing off-highway vehicle use in town during a packed forum on the issue in Dolores. Dolores voters will decide in the April 7 election...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Country musicians to play in Dolores

Two country music acts will entertain at the Dolores River Brewery this month. On March 6 at 8 p.m. Floodgate Operators, a five-piece bluegrass band from Crested Butte, will perform. The band has...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose plans excursions for 50th anniversary

Dolores’ historic Galloping Goose No. 5 is scheduled for several excursions on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in March, April, May and July. On March 14, 21, 28 and on April 4, the...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Ranger District seeks comments on Rico Trails project

The Journal The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public input about the proposed Rico Trails Project draft Environmental Assessment on the Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest. The...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Fire Protection District to ask for mill levy increase

The Journal The Dolores Fire Protection District will ask registered voters for a tax increase in May. The district asks for a 10-mill increase, which is expected to raise $225,000 to $250,000 per...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

IronWood revives mill west of Dolores

As truckloads of logs arrive at the newly opened IronWood mill near Dolores; trucks with stacks of veneer sheets leave for plywood factories. In between, ponderosa pine trees from the San Juan...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Award-winning Lizardhead Cyclery closes in Dolores

The iconic lizard sculpture made of bike parts in Dolores has pedaled into the sunset. After eight years in business, Lizardhead Cyclery in Dolores has closed its doors, said owner Nicholas Tyson...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores to host forum on marijuana, OHV questions

On March 2, the town of Dolores will host a public forum on the ballot questions of retail marijuana shops in town and off-highway vehicle on city streets. It’s 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Dolores...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado still free of invasive mussels, but threat remains

Colorado Parks and Wildlife decontaminated more mussel-infested boats in 2019 than in 2018, but inspectors again kept the invasive and destructive mussels out of the state’s lakes and reservoirs....

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

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