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STATEWIDE — As the weekend approaches the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado Department of Natural Resources are reminding people to resist the temptation to travel to the mount

Official Release

Mayor Brett Martin

The Dove Creek Chamber is working with DCDC, the Board of County Commissioners, and a wide range of community members and representatives from different sectors, on generating a Community Prospectu

Official Release

The Dolores County Sheriff's Office

Week of March 23, 2020-March 29, 2020

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DENVER - On March 25, 2020, Governor Jared Polis signed an 

Columns & Opinions

San Juan Record (Monticello) – As if things weren’t bad enough, the Lisbon Mining Company laid off 65 workers and announced that their final paycheck wouldn’t be coming until the c


Pepper seeds take forever to come up. I’ve got a film dryer that is simply a hot pad so I can elevate the temperature, but it still takes weeks for all the seeds to make it up.

Although we have some tests sent out for residents of this county, so far all tests sent out have been returned as negative for COVID-19 in Dolores County.

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I started hating the coronavirus at 8:05 March 15. I got back from my morning exercise and the Wife sadly broke the news: “They’ve canceled the bluegrass festival.”


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It is always difficult to say goodbye to someone special. Dad was special.  If you wanted someone to talk with who would make you feel better, Kenneth Hudgeons was your friend.

Mr. Oren Story

Disappointment Valley, CO resident Oren Darrell Story was born July 20, 1934 in Mesa, CO the son of William Devern and Jeanette Fern (Roach) Story.

Bertha Ella Merz Leffel

Funeral Services for Bertha Ella (Babe) Merz Leffel were held at Burn Cemetery, near Egnar, Co. in San Miguel County, on Febuary 28, 2020, with Pastor Marvin Graves officiating.

Darrel Lee Rogers

Darrel was born January 23, 1936 and passed away March 22, 2020 at the age of 84. Darrel was born to James Homer Rogers and Ellen Marie Taylor Rogers in their home at Lockerby, Utah.

Photo Galleries

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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

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Dove Creek JV Boy’s Basketball against Ridgway at Dove Creek, February 15, 2020.

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Varsity Boy's Basketball game played on Saturday between the Dove Creek Bulldogs and Ridgway Demons in Dove Creek resulted in a win for the Bulldogs.
The final score was 72 to 59.

Dove Creek Press

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