Dolores

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

Nature Center completes conservation easement

The Nature Center at Butler Corner, north of Dolores, will be preserved thanks to a recently completed conservation easement with the Montezuma Land Conservancy. The 263-acre property features...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildfires in Dove Creek, Dolores areas under control

The Secret Canyon Fire 9 miles east of Dove Creek is almost out, according to fire officials.Crews have been pulled off the fire, and it is on a periodic patrol status, said Patrick Seekins,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sweet Taste of Dolores runs Saturday evening

Get together with your neighbors for some cake and pie at the inaugural Sweet Taste of Dolores on Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Flanders Park. Fourteen vendors will sell baked goods,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board race gets competitive

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: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores board votes to close playground at Joe Rowell Park

After an emotional discussion, the Dolores Town Board voted unanimously Monday to immediately close the popular playground at Joe Rowell Park, citing safety concerns. “From far away, it looks good,...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News