Updates: Schools extend spring break; city closes library, rec center

As community leaders continue meeting and formulating emergency plans to confront the coronavirus outbreak, a number of Montezuma County events have been canceled or postponed. These range from...

DATE: March 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five candidates for Dolores Town Board express views

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the Dolores Town Board in the April 7 election. Terms are up for James Biard, Cody Folsom and Val Truelsen. Candidates running for the open seats...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools pursuing funds for new location

After a lengthy debate, the Dolores school board voted Thursday night to pursue moving the campus to a new site for a large-scale facilities upgrade. The board also voted to put a bond initiative...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County awarded grants for Dolores community playground, Manaugh Elementary play yard

The Journal Great Outdoors Colorado board awarded two grants totaling $283,493 to projects in Montezuma County. The town of Dolores received a $173,493 Local Park and Outdoor Recreation grant to...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores cross-country and track bake sale postponed

The Journal The Dolores cross-country and track bake sale has been postponed because spring sports activities have been canceled by Colorado High School Activities Association until at least April...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Board approves rate increase, property sales

The Dolores Town Board Monday raised rates for water and sewer services, increased funding for the farmers market, and preliminarily approved property transactions and a solar project. Beginning...

DATE: March 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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