Southwest Colorado Canyons hires new director

A local archaeologist and educator has been named executive director of Southwest Colorado Canyons Alliance. Shaine Gans will lead the nonprofit, which focuses on environmental work, education and...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

River Permit Party is Jan. 24 in Dolores

The seventh annual River Permit Party and auction is Jan. 24 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dolores Community Center. The event is a fundraiser for the Dolores River Boating Advocates . There will be a...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pickup truck, car collide on Colorado 145 in Dolores

Rescue crews responded to a two-vehicle crash about 6 p.m. Monday in Dolores. A westbound pickup truck on Colorado Highway 145 collided with a Saturn sedan that was attempting to take a left onto...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Goose reunion tour planned for July

Over the years, there have been a handful of Galloping Goose rail-car reunion tours, and another one is planned for July in Chama, New Mexico. The event is part of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Playground kickoff meeting is Jan. 26

Momentum for the final build-out of the new playground at Joe Rowell Park is gaining speed. A kickoff meeting for construction and fundraising plans will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 26 at the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New orchard takes root in Dolores

The persistent blank spot on Joe Rowell Park’s east side is set to blossom into a vibrant orchard producing heritage apples. This fall, the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project planted 70 trees...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinostore brings retro style to Dolores

Walking into The Dinostore is like taking a step back in time when style had a life of its own. The vintage boutique at 1127 Railroad Ave. in Dolores is the creation of owner Steve King, a local...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Learning project takes Dolores into valley’s past

Dolores third graders took a walk back in time a few weeks ago for their annual living history museum. This was the fifth or sixth year the event has happened, said teacher Angela Lowe. Students...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library announces Winter Tales lecture series

The Journal Dolores Public Library has announced the lineup for the fifth annual Winter Tales series. 6:30 p.m. Thursday Jan. 9: “Archaeology Expedition to Gran Pajatén, Peru,” with Carolyn Gunn....

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores in 2019: Memorial Rock a big hit

A geologic hazard, a drive-by shooting, missing people, an and epic snowpack and rafting season topped the news charts for Dolores in 2019. On May 24, a portion of a cliff in the Dolores Valley...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores marijuana sales will go on April ballot

Dolores voters will decide whether to allow retail marijuana stores and facilities during the April 7 election. The Town Board agreed to put the topic on the ballot after a motion Dec. 16 by Mayor...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rotary Club, students collaborate in Dolores food giveaway

The Dolores Rotary Club and students from Dolores School District RE-4A delivered their first set of Christmas food baskets to local families. The program was the brainchild of firefighter Jerry...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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