Jim Mimiaga and Erika Alvero

Position: Journal Staff Writers

Dove Creek boy, 8, dies after feeling ill

An 8-year-old boy attending Seventh Street Elementary in Dove Creek died after school Thursday, said Montezuma County Coroner George Deavers. Dolores County School District RE-2J identified the...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brush fire south of Cortez slows traffic on U.S. 160/491

A brush fire Friday along U.S. Highway 160/491 south of Cortez threatened several homes, but no structures were lost, fire officials said. The cause of the fire was unknown late Friday, but...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews build bypass around boulder blocking Colorado Highway 145

A crew Sunday night blasted one of two boulders that had shut down Colorado Highway 145 north of Dolores since Friday and built a temporary road to allow traffic through. Trucks hauled away the...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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