Escape from coronavirus news in nature

Social distancing, self-quarantines, job layoffs and a worldwide pandemic. What to do? Escape outside for some space and fresh air. A Colorado stay-at-home order implies exercise should be done...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Chamber announces business and person of the year

The Dolores Chamber has announced The Outpost Motel as business of the year and Jerry Whited as citizen of the year for their outstanding efforts in 2019. Nominations were taken from the public and...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores feels impacts of coronavirus

Dolores is feeling the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak. Restaurants prohibit indoors dining because of a state order, but takeout and to-go services are available. Some restaurants chose to...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Miguel County provides details on its first coronavirus case

San Miguel County has provided details about its first case of COVID-19. A 54-year-old man was notified by county health officials March 19 that he tested positive for the disease, according to...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores activates ‘Peace on Earth’ sign amid COVID-19 breakout

The Dolores Rotary Club is lighting up the hillside in Dolores again as a show of community cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Usually they are lit up over Christmas and Easter, but the club...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Updates: Schools extend spring break; city closes library, rec center

As community leaders continue meeting and formulating emergency plans to confront the coronavirus outbreak, a number of Montezuma County events have been canceled or postponed. These range from...

DATE: March 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Five candidates for Dolores Town Board express views

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the Dolores Town Board in the April 7 election. Terms are up for James Biard, Cody Folsom and Val Truelsen. Candidates running for the open seats...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores schools pursuing funds for new location

After a lengthy debate, the Dolores school board voted Thursday night to pursue moving the campus to a new site for a large-scale facilities upgrade. The board also voted to put a bond initiative...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County awarded grants for Dolores community playground, Manaugh Elementary play yard

The Journal Great Outdoors Colorado board awarded two grants totaling $283,493 to projects in Montezuma County. The town of Dolores received a $173,493 Local Park and Outdoor Recreation grant to...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores cross-country and track bake sale postponed

The Journal The Dolores cross-country and track bake sale has been postponed because spring sports activities have been canceled by Colorado High School Activities Association until at least April...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Board approves rate increase, property sales

The Dolores Town Board Monday raised rates for water and sewer services, increased funding for the farmers market, and preliminarily approved property transactions and a solar project. Beginning...

DATE: March 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Candidates for Dolores mayor tout leadership skills

Dolores will choose a mayor and three board members in the upcoming April 7 election. The election is by mail ballot. Local teacher and Mayor Chad Wheelus is running for a second term. He is being...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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