Dolores

Judge bars Roatcap arsonist from ever using fire

Convicted of starting the 2012 Roatcap Fire, Roger “Bucky” Stratton was instructed to never use fire again. Ever. “I’m taking fire away from you,” District Court Judge Todd Plewe told the convicted...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health act throws tax curveball

The Affordable Care Act will create some changes for taxpayers, but one of the biggest changes won’t be taking effect until the 2014 tax year. The Obama administration announced late last year that...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Lawyers facing an ethical dilemma with marijuana law

Lawyers who assist clients with legal matters related to the marijuana industry may be in violation of ethical rules, according to an opinion issued by the Colorado Bar Association. The opinion,...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Republicans begin fight against laws

DENVER - Colorado Republicans want to undo some proposals adopted last year, and their campaign starts with electricity. A GOP lawmaker has proposed a bill to strike down a new law that...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

At age 40, Osprey continues to lead with innovations

In 1974, the Osprey was on the endangered species list. Mike Pfotenhauer recalled seeing it as a boy in the wilds of Wyoming. It was a unique bird. One he admired. "Most of my competitors have...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Top 10 gardening resolutions

Amazingly enough, "learn to garden" or "grow more vegetables" is not on very many "Top 10 New Year's Resolutions" lists. The outrage! Instead, they are filled with trivial phrases like "quit...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Hearing delayed in thefts

An arraignment for one of three people accused in a burglary case was postponed on Tuesday. The other two suspects were also scheduled to appear in court this week. District Court Judge Todd Plewe...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trio of suspected burglars make court appearences

An arraignment for one of three alleged thieves in a local burglary ring was postponed on Tuesday. The other two suspects were also scheduled to appear in court this week. District Court Judge Todd...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge amends charges in Roatcap case

Charges against a Dolores man accused of starting the Roatcap fire in October 2012 have been amended to include seven victims. Previous District Attorney Russell Wasley initially charged Roger...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge amends charges in Roatcap case

Charges against a Dolores man accused of starting the Roatcap Fire in October 2012 have been amended to include seven victims. Previous District Attorney Russell Wasley initially charged Roger...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Road between Mancos, Dolores gets upgrade

Colorado Highway 184 between Mancos and Dolores is being repaved by the Colorado Department of Transportation and general contractor Oldcastle SW Group. The $5.9 million project includes leveling,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

School project 'full-speed ahead'

The $6 million upgrade and expansion of the Dolores School campus is moving forward again after adjustments were made to satisfy floodplain requirements. Ground breaking for the project is expected...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News