Escalante raised funds for church

My name is Ida Mott president of the organization called the olive branch of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Dolores, Colo. When the Escalante...

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Cortez Police Blotter

Friday, Aug. 1

6:36 p.m. A father enjoying the day at the Cortez Skate Park with his son was soon recognized by a Cortez police officer as having an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The officer explained to the man that he had to arrest him because he had an outstanding warrant and proceeded to ask the man to walk away with the officer so that he did not have to arrest him in front of his child. Instead of complying with the request, the man got upset and continued to show off his skate-park moves. The officer again told the man he was under arrest, at which point the man started...

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Thank you letters

It’s been a great 10 years

Thank you! It has been an honor and my pleasure to have worked with all of my patients and coworkers for 10 wonderful years at Alpine Eye Clinic. I have embarked on a new career...

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Pet of the week

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Community calendar

Community Calendar

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Friday, Sept. 12

A collection of short films by Coloradans on the effects of fracking, 7 p.m. at The Annex Building, 108 N. Chestnut, Cortez. The film is “Dear Governor...

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Clubs and organizations

Dolores youth earns Eagle Scout badge

It took seven years, but Evan Moore of Boy Scout Troop 518, chartered by the Mancos Hose Company No. 1, reached a goal by earning his Eagle Scout badge.

The final step in the process was his Eagle project, refurbishing the walking bridge at Mancos State Park.

Evan began his tenure with the Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub in first grade in Cub Scout Pack 516, chartered with the Methodist Church in Dolores. In fifth grade, he completed Cub Scouts by earning the Arrow of Light and transferred to the Mancos Troop, since there was not a...

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