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Nature Center completes conservation easement

The Nature Center at Butler Corner, north of Dolores, will be preserved thanks to a recently completed conservation easement with the Montezuma Land Conservancy. The 263-acre property features...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Classic race cars to stop in Telluride, Dolores, Ridgway

The popular Colorado Grand tour will again swing through Southwest Colorado, allowing the public to marvel at vintage race cars at stops in Telluride, Dolores and Ridgway on Sept. 13-14. Check out...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores River Festival boosts economy, analysis says

The 2017 Dolores River Festival attracted a large regional crowd and benefited local shops and hotels, according to an economic analysis conducted by Fort Lewis College business students. The...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Denver Botanical Gardens brightens Heritage Center

The central plaza at the Anasazi Heritage Center is bursting with the colors and aromas of carefully cultivated gardens. During a tour earlier this month, a dozen locals and visitors learned about...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Southwest Health to open health clinic in Dolores

Southwest Health System is opening a health clinic in Dolores. The group purchased the office building at 601 Central Ave., formerly Mountain Stone, said Ken Boucher, chief ambulatory services...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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2017 becomes a year to remember on the Dolores River

Above-average snowpack last winter triggered a rarely seen extended whitewater release on the Dolores River below McPhee Dam that lasted 85 days. An estimated 24,000 boaters flocked to the 200...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Infants and toddlers get early schooling

With the opening of a new infant and toddler center, the Dolores school district now serves students between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years old. “It’s amazing, we are so excited to offer this for...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Bear-resistant trash cans become the law in Dolores

To protect people and bears, the Dolores Town Board passed an emergency ordinance Monday requiring bear-resistant trash containers for all residents and businesses in town. Since the beginning of...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Escalante Days to feature games, music in Dolores

Escalante Days and Nights will be held Friday and Saturday in Dolores. The theme this year is “Where the Wild Still Lives.” The children’s bike parade begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Dolores...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bear sightings in Dolores prompt sheriff patrols

Montezuma County sheriff’s deputies are on the alert for bears in downtown Dolores after residents reported seeing one for two consecutive weeks. Residents said they spotted a bear rummaging...

DATE: July 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dolores celebrates Escalante Days and Nights

“Where the Wild Still Lives: The Great Dolores Outdoors” is the theme of this year’s Escalante Days and Nights on Aug. 11-12. The hometown festival celebrates Dolores’ pioneer roots and continues...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Boggy Draw trails near Dolores explore landscape

Dolores is famous for its easy-access trails in the adjacent San Juan National Forest, and now there is a plan to add trails and connectors. The proposed Horse Camp, McNeil, String Bean and Nth...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors