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

Grandfather questions discipline of Dolores special ed student

A Dolores grandfather has criticized the school district for disciplinary techniques used on his grandson, but district administrators say they acted appropriately. At a meeting earlier this month,...

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

Dolores school board considers graduation, modifies calendar

The Dolores school board tackled several issues at its January meeting, including boosting funding for a graduation celebration and modifying the calendar to accommodate the event. Preparations are...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local wrestlers face tough competition in Paonia

Over the course of the last decade, the Screaming Eagle Invitational has evolved into one of the toughest regular season wrestling tournaments on Colorado’s Western Slope. Thus, when wrestlers from...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Burned-out light causes Kemper Elementary evacuation

All is well at Kemper Elementary School, after a burned-out light caused a smell of smoke Friday morning, leading to an evacuation of all students and the arrival of first responders from at least...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores library seeks new director

The Dolores Public Library is seeking a new director to administer day-to-day functions. One of four public libraries in Montezuma County, the library is located in a modern venue with a view of...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

House Creek Campground will be downsized

The House Creek Campground north of Dolores will be downsized, and will undergo major infrastructure renovations this spring. During construction the campground will be closed and no reservations...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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