Water dock repaired

The Dolores water dock has been repaired and went back in service Feb. 14. Damage from vandalism forced the unit to close Feb. 6. Somebody pried up the base plate, which disabled the coin operator...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico mine owner sues to cover cleanup costs

For nearly 10 years, Atlantic Richfield Co. has been cleaning up the Rico-Argentine Mine site along the Dolores River as part of a 2011 Environmental Protection Agency removal order. Now, Arco...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Base Camp gas station adds fresh-baked pizza

The Base Camp Food and Fuel store in Dolores has added fresh-baked pizza and wings to the menu. A Hunt Brothers Pizza station was installed in December, said store manager Brian Roberts. Customers...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores voters will see full ballot

For the April 7 mail-in municipal election, Dolores voters will decide two key issues – retail marijuana sales and OHV use in town – plus vote in a mayor and three Town Board members. Mayor Chad...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

PHOTO: Skiing in a winter wonderland

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Canyons of Ancients museum sees changes

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum is going through some changes. Amanda Hoffman has been named acting manager of Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, a temporary...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores hears solar proposal

The Dolores Town Board heard a proposal from Shaw Solar to install and operate solar panels on municipal buildings to reduce energy costs. Three buildings proposed for the panels are Town Hall, the...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local elk herds decline; Colorado Parks and Wildlife seeks solution

Hunters in Southwest Colorado say fewer elk and too many hunters in the forest have ruined their favorite outdoor experience, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking solutions and wants public...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores town manager proposes water and sewer rate increases

The Dolores town manager has proposed raising water and sewer rates for residents and businesses to fund maintenance costs and system upgrades. At the Jan. 27 Town Board meeting, interim Town...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Comic Uprising returns to Dolores

Comedy Nights returns to the Dolores River Brewery Feb. 7. Four professional stand-up comedians will perform at 9 p.m., and there will be open mic for new or amateur comedians at 7:30 p.m. There...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Band ideas sought for 2020 Dolores River Fest

The new producer for the 2020 Dolores River Fest is seeking help from the public about ideas on potential bands brought in to perform. Susan Lisak will organize this year’s the popular music...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Parks and Wildlife puts pine stumps to work as fish habitat

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is improving Summit Reservoir fish habitat with an innovative approach: big tree stumps. Six ponderosa pine stumps weighing between 800 and 1,600 pounds were dragged...

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

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