Dolores

Dolores candidates talk about student, teacher retention

Seven candidates are running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board. They are Eugene Reininger III, Lisa Holz, Jerry Whited, Sandra Corbitt, Casey McClellan, Rebecca Frasier and Kay Phelps....

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores hosts downtown Harvest Festival and Apple Social

The third annual Dolores Harvest Festival and Apple Orchard Social will take place on Oct. 14 at Flanders Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Locally grown produce and meat will be for sale, and heritage...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Living at Big Bend during the 1880s

Editor’s note: Part 2 of Mrs. S.O. Morton recounting of life on the Big Bend will be continued in The Journal on Nov. 3. These excerpts are from article published in “Volume I, Great Sage Plain to...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | COLUMN: Looking back

Aneth man pleads guilty to DUI after crash on West Fork Road

An Aneth, Utah, man who crashed on the West Fork Road on July 4, injuring four people, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor DUI and misdemeanor child abuse, according to the District Attorney’s...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores volleyball team bests Dove Creek

One day after moving up to No. 8 in the Colorado High School Activity Association’s poll that ranks Colorado’s top Class 2A teams, the Dolores High School volleyball team took the court Tuesday...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rare sport cars impress locals in Dolores

Classic European sports cars and rare American-made hot rods were on display in Dolores during a stopover of the Colorado Grand tour Sept. 14. Spectators turned out to marvel at the stylish Alfa...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library appoints new director

The Dolores Public Library has promoted longtime employee Diana Donohue to the position of director, according to a recent news release. Donohue started volunteering at the library in 2003, when it...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Future of closed Dolores playground hinges on engineer’s inspection

Whether the recently closed playground at Joe Rowell Park in Dolores should be restored or replaced depends on the conclusions of an upcoming inspection, the town board said Monday during a...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service seeks operator for historic cabins

The San Juan National Forest is seeking applications to operate the historic Aspen and Glade Guard Stations. A successful applicant will gain a commercial permit for renting the cabins to the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board candidates field questions during forum

At a public forum Tuesday, seven candidates running for two open seats on the Dolores School Board fielded a variety of questions. The candidates are Sandra Corbitt, Rebecca Frasier, Lisa Holz,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed burns planned for West Rim, Rabbit Mountain

The Bureau of Land Management Southwest Colorado Fire and Aviation Management Unit plans to conduct several prescribed burns within the Tres Rios Field Office’s territory as early as this week. The...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zinke’s fire memo calls for aggressive forest thinning

As the West contends with a big wildfire season, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urged his staff to take aggressive action to prevent wildfires. His memo calls on managers to “think differently”...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News