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Congratulations to all of the agencies and their volunteers who attended Saturday's helicopter training in Dove Creek, equipping themselves toward making their neighbors and communities safer.

The Journal (Cortez) – Mesa Verde National Park is home to 65 to 80 wild horses but not for long.

The 2018 Farm Bill has made Buy-Up coverage available for the 2019 and 2020 crop years for the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP).

According to a press release issued today from the Colorado Judicial Department, the 22nd Judicial District's DUI Court program was among eight new court programs recently accredited by the Colorad

Official Release

Dolores County

Sheriff's Office

A Deputy assisted a motorist in town and everything was okay.

Dolores County Transfer Station - Saturday and Sunday from 9 - 5. Dove Creek Public Library Winter / (School ) Hours: Public/HS Library -Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Columns & Opinions

I originally joined Facebook when a long-lost cousin sent me an invitation.


June 4, 1936

Montezuma Valley Journal

The Montezuma Journal established 1889

The Cortez Herald established 1908


Most people celebrate Christmas in December. I celebrate mine in April: Durango’s Bluegrass Meltdown.

When they called and told me it was time for another colonoscopy, I said, “No. It can’t have been 10 years.”

And then I just said, “No.”

But the Wife said “Yes.”


Richard Alvin Miller was born April 25, 1931 in Cortez, Colorado to Richard Horace Miller and Mary Marguerite Kilcoyne.

Thank you to Friends, Neighbors, and Community for all the prayers, acts of love, and support given to Chuck during his illness and to his family after his passing.


Leamon “Lee” May, 86, passed away on April 2, 2019 at home in Douglas, Wyoming surrounded by family.  Lee was born on January 16, 1933 in Reynolds, Missouri to Agnes (Sanders) and Willard May.

Photo Galleries

The 2019 SIPA (Statewide Internet Portal Authority) User Conference was held today, April 16, 2019 at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center in Downtown Denver.

Semi Slid off Roadway in Dolores

The view from your front door can be deceiving today.

Highway 491 from the UT State Line to Cortez is reported to be slick.

February 20, 2019 Highway 491 Semi Extraction #1

February 20, 2019 Highway 491 Semi Extraction #1


Courtesy Photos,

Karen Black of Pleasant View

Photos were taken on Sunday, January 27, 2019, by Brian Myers.

The photo is at Narguinnep Reservoir after a day of ice fishing with his daughter.

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Dove Creek Press

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321 Main St.
Dove Creek, CO 81324

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