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As of May 25, 2020, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Dolores County, Colorado


Southwest Colorado Areas


90# 3-Tie: Premium 310.00 (14.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.


In a press release dated May 7th from the Dolores County Sheriff's Office, assistance from the public was requested due to "numerous reports of illegal dumping and County Road signs being rem


When we moved from our first house into the trailer we live in now, I ran across some notes from a college class. I was sure I had written them because it was in my handwriting.

We would like to thank everyone for their prayers and words of comfort during the time of loss of our brother, Mitchel Mason.

Columns & Opinions

Sheriff took a report of a kid harassing other kids at the local park. This is under investigation.

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It is no exaggeration to say that a mega-drought not seen in 500 years has descended on the seven Colorado River Basin states: Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona and California.

Todd W. Parisi

I, Todd Parisi, will be running for a board position with the Dove Creek Ambulance District this coming May.

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My name is Joyce Barnett.  I am running for one of the positions that is open on the ambulance Board.

I have been a member of this community for about 47 years or so.  


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Norman was born March 12, 1937 in Cortez, CO the son of Edward and Fern (Branson) Hensley. He passed away on May 21, 2020 at the Four Corners Health Care Center in Durango, CO at the age of 83.

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Ruby Mae Haught Warren was born to Verde and Ada Haught in Winslow Arizona July 17, 1933. The youngest of 4 children, Jack, Opal and Pearl.

Calvin “Derwin” Gore passed away Sunday, May 2, 2020 at his home near Craig, CO.

Per his request no services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to:

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Our beautiful Kelli Ranae Garland was taken from us unexpectedly too soon due to a medical event not related to the pandemic. 

Photo Galleries

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Quanset Hut Fire at Sunset - Dove Creek 05-07-2020 - Photos by Brian Myers

Around 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening, a report of a structure fire in the Sharps Canyon off of Road 12 occured.

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Photo Journalist and Cahone Resident, Brian Myers warns that people with allergies need to be aware around Cahone. 

This photo is of Junipers releasing tons of pollen today.

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Colorado Governor Polis Issues Order on March 20th, 2020 Limiting Evictions, Foreclosures, and Public Utility Disconnections and Expediting Unemployment Insurance Claim Processing to Provide Relief

Dove Creek Press

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