Dolores

Dolores yoga and wellness festival is Aug. 25

A new wellness and yoga festival will be held in downtown Dolores on Aug. 25. The Wild Roots Yoga & Wellness Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 411 Central Ave. An opening ceremony will...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy’s horse injures child at Escalante Days

Three injuries were reported at this year’s Escalante Days, including one involving a horse with the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol. About 11:30 a.m., a 4-year-old child was kicked by...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school district seeks bids for new bus garage

A plan for a new bus garage for Dolores Schools will be put out for rebid, board members decided at their meeting last week. Previous bids came in higher than what was budgeted for the project,...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Full containment of Plateau Fire expected later this month

The Plateau Fire burning 6 miles north of Dolores grew to 16,390 acres over the weekend but is now 93 percent contained, fire officials said Sunday during a community meeting. A gap in containment...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire hits 14,413 acres; containment rises to 45 percent

By Saturday afternoon, Plateau Fire north of Dolores had grown to 14,403 acres, up from 13,084 acres on Friday. Containment was raised to 45 percent, up from 30 percent. The acreage estimate was...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores engravers highlighted in trade magazine

Ryans’ Custom Products, a personalization retailer in Dolores, is featured in the July issue of Insights, a national trade magazine. Jerry and Marcie Ryan have been creating custom award trophies...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Montezuma County Fairgrounds ‘a petting zoo’ of Plateau Fire evacuees

The fair is over, but animals are returning to the Montezuma County Fairgrounds as evacuees of the threatening Plateau Fire north of Dolores. About 45 alpacas, 25 goats, some chickens and a flock...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Plateau Fire hits 10,000 acres after jumping line of defense

The Plateau Fire north of Dolores expanded aggressively this week, jumping control lines, expanding forest closures and triggering voluntary pre-evacuation orders for residents on the mesa north of...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild’s show to be held Aug. 24-25

The Dolores Mountain Quilters Guild plans to hold its 2018 biennial quilt show Aug. 24-25 at the Dolores Community Center. Show times are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25. The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pre-evacuation notices issued north of Dolores

A pre-evacuation notice has been issued for residents north of Dolores as the Plateau Fire, burning 5 miles to the north on the San Juan National Forest, continues to grow. The notice affects all...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board president resigns

Dee Prock, president of the Dolores school board, has resigned in the midst of a recall election effort against her. In April, critics targeted Prock and fellow board member Vangi McCoy for a...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County commissioners revise, broaden tax plan

Montezuma County commissioners are considering asking voters for a 1 percent sales tax in November to offset budget shortfalls from the local oil and gas market and dropping residential tax...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News