McPhee Reservoir

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Boating below McPhee dam is wrapping up

McPhee Reservoir managers expect the rafting flows on the Lower Dolores River to end this week as the last of the mountain snowpack melts off.At noon June 21, flows below the dam were at 800 cubic...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report pending on Rico home explosion

The investigation report on a home explosion in Rico that killed a woman on Jan. 23 has yet to be released, according to the Rico Fire Department. Lisa Salliby, 42, was killed in the explosion,...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Galloping Goose schedules New Mexico excursions

Take a ride on the historic Galloping Goose rail bus during its summer and fall excursions on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad in northern New Mexico. The Goose No. 5, based in Dolores, will...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Commissioners vote to restrict Sage Hen road access

Montezuma County commissioners voted on Monday to continue the temporary closure of County Road X in the Sage Hen area until Nov. 30. The closure of Road X and side roads to McPhee Reservoir is to...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hearing on Road X closure scheduled for June 19

Montezuma County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on June 19, at 1:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ hearing room for the purpose of reviewing County Road X access to McPhee Reservoir and...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Lower Dolores River continues to flow

McPhee Reservoir managers said on Tuesday that they will continue to release boatable flows into the Lower Dolores River until at least 10 a.m. Thursday, June 15. Flows of no less than 800 cubic...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Water managers release drought plan for McPhee Reservoir

Frequent dry spells have motivated McPhee Reservoir managers to create a draft drought contingency plan, and they have extended the public comment period. Since 2000, drought conditions left the...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mussel expert to speak tonight in Dolores

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will give a presentation on the risk of invasive mussels to Colorado waterways on Thursday, June 8, at 7 p.m., at the Dolores Community Center, 400 Riverside Ave....

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rafting on Lower Dolores starting up again

The Dolores River below McPhee dam has boatable flows again after a brief hiatus to fill the reservoir.Flows between 800 and 1,200 cubic feet per second are expected through Sunday, and could...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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McPhee managers restrict boating access points

McPhee Reservoir managers expect big crowds this Memorial Day weekend at the lake remind boaters that the Dolores Water Conservancy District and Bureau of Reclamation are restricting access to...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Boating below McPhee dam ending

The whitewater boating season on the Lower Dolores River below McPhee dam is ending, but it may be briefly revived later. By midnight May 23, flows will ramp down to 600 cubic feet per second, hold...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hickenlooper to sign hemp bill into law in Cortez

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper plans to sign the industrial hemp bill at noon Sunday at Cortez City Hall. Attendance is open to the public, though space is limited. Hickenlooper also plans to sign...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News