Cortez two-bedroom rental prices see dip

The cost of renting a two- or three-bedroom unit in Cortez has dropped noticeably in the past four years, according to a housing report released this month. The drop contrasts sharply with rental...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Great Old Broads tackle weeds at Boggy Draw near Dolores

Thanks to the Montezuma County Chapter of Great Old Broads for Wilderness, there are fewer noxious weeds on Maverick Trail in the Boggy Draw area above Dolores. For the past two years, the group...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Angler adds to record-breaking run at Cortez reservoir

Local angler Kelly Joe Hall has hauled in another world-record fish – a walleye from Puett Reservoir. The 3-pound, 13-ounce walleye caught April 15 is the women’s record-holder for the 6-pound line...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Dolores archaeology museum showcases student art

The Bureau of Land Management will host an art and archaeology exhibition at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum. Students from the Southwest Open School in Cortez will exhibit...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Dolores River Festival is June 1

A perfect summer day of music in the park and whitewater rafting will take place during Dolores River Festival June 1. Nine bands will perform between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on two different stages set...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Lisak hired to lead Dolores Chamber

Susan Lisak has been hired as the new director of the Dolores Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center. Lisak has a professional background in marketing and has been active with the Dolores and...

DATE: May 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores drive-by shooting suspect arrested

A man suspected of shooting at an occupied parked car in Dolores then fleeing was arrested and detained Friday by Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Dustin Ray Wall, 30, was taken into...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Galloping Goose to make two Cascade Canyon runs in May

The Galloping Goose No. 5 is based in Dolores but has been in Durango waiting to make springtime trips up the Animas Valley on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Because of avalanche...

DATE: May 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Dolores Elementary’s pop tab collection drive sets pace on Western Slope

Dolores Elementary School students swept the Western Slope in their pop tab collection supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado. The pop tabs collected for the “Mountain...

DATE: May 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Neighbors rescue deer struggling in flowing Dolores canal

A Dolores woman jumped into a flowing irrigation ditch off County Road 22 on Sunday to rescue three deer that were struggling to escape. Lenore Sparks was walking near her home when she saw the...

DATE: May 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boating release ‘very likely’ on Dolores River

A two- to four-week whitewater release from McPhee Dam into the Dolores River is “very likely” and is expected to begin in late May or early June, reservoir managers told a gathering of 40 boaters...

DATE: April 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Deep snowpack could trigger flooding on Dolores River

With above-average snowpack melting off into the Dolores River, the town of Dolores is considering the potential for flooding this spring. On Monday, 30 officials and residents attended an...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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