Dolores

Dolores Chamber banquet offers Vulcan salute to local businesses

Aliens, astronauts, Jedi and steampunks gathered at the Dolores Community Center Saturday night for a Chamber of Commerce banquet that called for peace and unity. The Dolores Chamber of Commerce’s...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Know your restaurants: February inspection reports

The Journal is now publishing local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board rejects a four-day school week

After months of discussion, the Dolores School District Re-4A board passed a five-day calendar, citing lack of evidence of school improvement. The motion to reject a four-day calendar passed...

DATE: March 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discipline discussed at Dolores school board meeting

Board procedure broke down at the Dolores School Board meeting on March 8 as parents, students and residents spoke up during discussions about school discipline. Many of the 130 people in...

DATE: March 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper signs Nowlin’s pet project, a police horse protection bill

A police horse protection bill conceived by Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on March 7. The bill – Crime of Cruelty to Certified Police Working...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Controlled burn makes Granath Mesa a safer place

I would like to thank FireWise, Bruce Short from Short Tree Service, the Dolores and Cortez fire departments, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management for conducting a controlled...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

Dolores hosts Republican and Democrat caucuses

The Republican and Democratic parties both held election caucuses in Dolores on Tuesday. Leaders for both camps reported far less participation compared with the 2016 presidential election caucus....

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Group of Dolores students aims to improve school culture

When a group of Dolores high-schoolers saw major changes in their school culture, they decided to do something. Shortly after the shooting at Parkland, Florida, and a fight video from Dolores High...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town board candidates field questions, part 2

Eleven candidates are vying for four positions on the Dolores Town Board, and two are competing for the mayor’s position. Candidates for town trustee as listed on the ballot are restaurant owner...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Parks Committee brainstorms with community members

The newly formed Dolores Parks Committee met for a work session on Tuesday evening to discuss planning for a new playground. According to committee member Mike Riley, the work session is held in...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town board candidates field questions, part 1

There are 11 candidates vying for four positions on the Dolores Town Board, and two competing for the mayor’s position. Candidates for town trustee as listed on the ballot are restaurant owner...

DATE: March 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board meets with students to discuss concerns

The Dolores School Board held its annual linkage event last Thursday afternoon. “Linkage” is a time for students to speak with the board in a casual setting, on their own turf. The board met with...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News