Dolores

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For the first time in several years, there is space for enrollment in kindergarten and high school in Dolores School District Re-4A.


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Entrepreneurs hoping to open a marijuana business in Dolores will have two more chances to weigh in on continuing the Dolores town ban on marijuana sales.

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The Forest Service is developing an informal method of handling uncontested historic-road claims, but it may not be completed in time to help the Montezuma County commissioners in their current quest to obtain title to part of the Dolores-Norwood Road. They say the route predates the San Juan National Forest and the agency agrees, but as things stand, the matter has to be adjudicated in court.

  • Montezuma County may not have to join a regional council in order to be eligible for funding for broadband expansion.
  • Tuesday is election day for municipalities across Colorado.

  • The Town of Dolores will hold an election April 5th even though there may be no contested races for mayor or town trustee.
  • Voters in San Juan County, Utah, will be using existing county-commission districts in the November election rather than new ones mandated by a federal court.

  • Dolores is about to join Cortez and Mancos in becoming home to a Family Dollar store.


  • Residents of area towns who want to have a say in how their community is governed will have their chance this spring during municipal elections.
  • A federal judge has ruled that the Navajo Nation can proceed with a lawsuit against Urban Outfitters, Inc., for selling items labeled with Native American names.


  • Dolores residents troubled by two recent burglaries at the same residence.
  • The Montezuma County commissioners choose seven citizens to possibly serve on a Master Leasing Plan committee.


  • Increased bear activity in the town of Dolores has Montezuma County Sheriff concerned.
  • Montezuma County commissioners voice anger over the Bureau of Land Management's initial proposal for a Master Leasing Plan.


  • Cortez police search for semi truck that caused a gas pump fire early Tuesday morning.
  • Dolores Town Board postpones meeting Monday night for lack of a quorum.
  • Nine people dead and four missing after flash flood in Hilldale on the Utah-Arizona border.


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