August inspections: The Farm, Shiloh Steakhouse, Burger Boy, Pippo’s and more

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM artist-in-residence plans Canyons of the Ancients presentation

Artist-in-residence Lanny Wagner will give a presentation on night photography at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5, at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, 27501 Colorado Highway 184 in Dolores....

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Elementary test scores rebound dramatically

Significant improvement in 2018 state test scores has removed Dolores Elementary School from a Colorado watch list, school officials reported last week. And overall, the Dolores School District...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Junction man dies while climbing Telluride’s Via Ferrata

A technical rescue effort was required Saturday to reach a man who had died while climbing Telluride’s Via Ferrata. The 76-year-old Grand Junction man suffered a life-threatening medical event...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lenneta Shull appointed to Dolores school board

After re-enacting a discussion previously held in an illegal executive session, the Dolores RE-4A School Board again appointed Lenneta Shull to fill a vacant board seat during their regular meeting...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mistake nullifies Dolores school board appointment

An improper executive session held by the Dolores RE-4A School Board has nullified a board appointment, reports Superintendent Phil Kasper. The mistake came after interviews of several candidates...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Telluride schools, fire department put mill levy on ballot

Telluride schools seek mill levy increase Telluride School District R-1 will ask voters in November to approve a mill levy increase amounting to $11.61 per $100,000 of a property’s assessed value. ...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Town Board considers marijuana sales

The Dolores Town Board is considering the pros and cons of allowing retail marijuana sales. A moratorium on pot sales has been in place since 2014, but it’s set to expire Dec. 31. Two public...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores social is on Saturday at Flanders Park

Join your friends and meet new town and school officials at the Dolores Meet and Greet With Sweets on Sept. 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at Flanders Park. Drinks and locally made desserts will be for...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Memorial’s cutbacks hit home in Dolores

Cutbacks at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez are having an impact in Dolores. Southwest Health System CEO Tony Sudduth gave a presentation to the Dolores Town Board about the hospital’s...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Public lobs tough questions to county commissioner candidates

The public got ample time during a forum Thursday in Dolores to ask four candidates running for a seat on the Montezuma County commission about their views on a variety of issues. The format was...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New forest trail rules start Oct. 1

The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest has released a final record of decision for trail use in the Rico-West Dolores area. The travel management decision comes after years of...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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