Dolores

McPhee farmers face shortages after dry winter

A Dolores Basin snowpack that came in at half its normal level means McPhee Reservoir will not fill to capacity, and farmers may receive 20 percent less water this season. On Thursday, Dolores...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board discusses Trusler resignation, CHSAA, clinic

The Dolores School District Re-4A on April 12 met in executive session with Superintendent Scott Cooper, then unanimously accepted the resignation of athletic director and football coach Chris...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Saturday marks the beginning of a new season of recreation

Dolores recreation is opening up on several fronts beginning this week. The McPhee Reservoir boat ramp, boat inspection station and Doc’s Marina will open on Saturday. Hours will be 8 a.m.-6 p.m....

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Surveys on Dolores playground will go out to residents

The Dolores Parks Advisory Committee will begin distributing a community survey on a new playground for Joe Rowell Park. Next week, the 18-question survey will be available on the town website and...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma search and rescue teams help find missing child

A missing 8-year-old girl was found safe near Pleasant View on Friday night after a search involving Montezuma County Sheriff’s deputies and the Dolores-based K9 Search and Rescue Team. Deputies...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores athletic director and coach Chris Trusler reportedly may resign

The Dolores School Board on Thursday was scheduled to consider the resignation of athletic director and football coach Chris Trusler, who has drawn mounting criticism from parents and residents...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court upholds in-stream flows for lower Dolores River

A state water court has upheld a controversial new in-stream flow right established by the Colorado Water Conservation Board for the Dolores River. In 2015, the state water board appropriated an...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to perform repair work on Colorado 184

The Colorado Department of Transportation will start a road repair project on April 23 on Colorado Highway 184. The project consists of placing heated crack sealant into cracks on highways at...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meeting about McPhee boating season set for April 11

The San Juan National Forest’s Dolores Ranger District will open the main McPhee boat ramp to motorized vessels on April 14. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until May 1, then 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. ...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board tackles student discipline

In a crowded public workshop on Wednesday, members of the Dolores School Board asked parents, students and interested citizens to weigh in on a new plan for student discipline. The board planned...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

High Desert Conservation District seeks mill levy

The High Desert Conservation District is seeking a .5 mill levy to help fund local agricultural programs long-term. The special district assists farmers with irrigation and soil management,...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rec Center tax passes, Wheelus elected mayor of Dolores

In Tuesday’s municipal elections, Cortez voters approved a measure to extend and reduce the sales tax that funds the Cortez Recreation Center, and voted in board members for local towns, including...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News