Dolores

Thanks for the help with school supplies

Montelores Baptist Church would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Wal-Mart Stores for their generous discount on the school supplies that we purchased there for donation to Pleasant...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

Report: TABOR prompts higher tax bills for most Coloradans

DENVER - More than 80 percent of Coloradans are paying more in property taxes now than they would have if the Taxpayer Bill of Rights had never passed according to a new study by Colorado State...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Officials: Animas trout OK to eat

DENVER - Trout from the Animas River are safe to eat after water contamination from the Gold King Mine spill, according to an announcement Wednesday by state health officials. Samples of fish...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

First cross-country meet pleases coach

Dolores cross-country runners laced up for their first race of the season on Wednesday at the Loyd's Lake Classic at Monticello. Head coach Nick Kohler said that being the team's first meet, he was...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Dolores loses LB Donaldson in 38-6 loss to Coal Ridge

With 3:42 seconds left in the first quarter and the score tied at zero, Branden Donaldson took flight. After dropping into coverage from his linebacker position, the Dolores senior moved toward his...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Volleyball takes third in Shiprock

The Dolores Bears got off to a slow start in the Shiprock tournament last weekend. But after falling to Shiprock in three games (10-25, 20-25, 12-25), the Bears bounced back and won their final...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Sheriff's blotter

Monday, Aug. 24 2:35 p.m. A manager at Second Chance Thrift Store in Dolores complained about a customer writing a bad check that totaled $5.92. No charges were filed at the manager's request. ...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Victims in Sunday plane crash identified as Californians

The identities of four Californians who died in a plane crash Sunday north of Purgatory Resort were released Tuesday, two of whom weren't rated to fly the aircraft. The San Juan County Sheriff's...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Dining among the dwellings

I ate rattlesnake at Mesa Verde. It sounds like a pitch for a Halloween horror show, but when I was offered a bite at the Metate Room in Mesa Verde's Far View Lodge, I was pretty sure I heard the...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Lease sale raises unanswered questions

I am strongly opposed to the gas lease sale of parcel 7379 in Montezuma County. This 720-acre parcel is at the east end of Road Z, in sections 11 and 14, just half a mile from the dam at McPhee...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

Coaches' action sent kids bad message

Did you watch the Cortez/Montezuma County High School Varsity Football game Friday evening to see if what the assistant coaches desired to implement would show respectably when the team met...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Letters to the Editor

Police: Kids left in car as adults fought

The Cortez Police Department responded to a couple of calls on Saturday, Aug. 29, that involved children left in cars while adults fought indoors. Officers responded to the 600 block of North Ash...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News