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The San Juan National Forest invites the public to hear about the Sage Hen and Rico Area trails projects and to provide input regarding the trail proposals.

Dove Creek senior Taylor Hickman (3) spikes the ball over Dolores’ Olivia Cosner (6) during 2A/1A San Juan Basin League road action this past Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Dove Creek Middle School Football take down Shiprock Northwest with a score of 52- 20, this past Saturday afternoon (9/14), at home. Tucker Beanland is shown taking down one of them.

Dove Creek junior Kobie Beanland (1) celebrates a point during 2A/1A San Juan Basin League road action this past Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Dolores.

According to a September 11th press release, San Miguel County Emergency Management will be testing the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, an FCC regulated alert and warning tool on September 2

Colorado is one of multiple states investigating sudden and severe lung illness associated with vaping. Both cases are from Front Range communities.

Columns & Opinions

Several years ago we were doing some project at the Daughter’s house when we discovered a hornet’s nest in the ground.

This week marks the first week of our new size and format offered by our new printing arrangement with the good folks at the Montrose Press.

Talking with business owners trying to survive and hopefully thrive in remote rural locations across SW Colorado, the conversation seems to hit on a repetitive message - of course first of all your

About half of my green beans realize it’s fall. They are turning yellow, leaves getting crisp. The other half haven’t a clue. They keep getting taller and are as green as they ever were.


Robert "Bob" McLeroy Memorial Service

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Virginia Nadine (Turner) Daniels, resident of Vista Grande Nursing Home in Cortez passed from this earth on Monday, September 2, 2019.

On Sunday September 1st, Shaylee and Colton rushed to the Emergency Room to find that their daughter was making her appearance.

Funeral services for Virginia Nadine Daniels will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Ertel Memorial Chapel.

Interment will follow at Dove Creek Cemetery.

Photo Galleries

On July 12th 2019, shortly before 5:00 p.m. MST, a series of lightning strikes hit around Dove Creek and surrounding points.


Only minutes after, a report was made of fire near the old Squaw Point Fire Station.


At the time of this article, three separate points or origin were reported, and though there are still agencies on scene, all of them are extinguished.


Bradfield Afloat - by Karen Black

The Dove Creek Press is grateful for all of its readers and those contributors on the ground sharing our area's beauty and happenings.

Tristen Blake Jarmon

View the full 2019 High School Graduation video and photos of all Graduates, below:

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.

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