Sam Green/Mancos Times Brian Killigrew uses a large-format camera for his photographs. He will have a show starting Nov. 8 at Olio in Mancos.

The mystery of a darkroom

In a world of increasing megapixels, faster digital cameras and increasingly shrinking cameras, Mancos photographer Brian Killigrew has bucked the trend.

Killigrew, unlike most photographers of today, hauls his...

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Tony Desaro Trio brings contemporary songbook to Cortez

Tony Desaro, New York’s favorite crooner, brings a contemporary pops show to the stage at the Montezuma-Cortez High School auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7...

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Isaac Lawrence Billings

Gracie and Ian Billings, of Cortez, Colo., announce the birth of their first child, Isaac Lawrence Billings. Isaac was born on Sept. 11, 2014, at 9:17 p.m. at Southwest Memorial...

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Aurora community worries about girls lured to Syria

AURORA, Colo. – The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east...

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Faces in the Crowd: Field Trippers

Do you have a Faces in the Crowd to submit to the Dolores Star? Please send it to Be sure to include "Faces in the Crowd" in the e-mail's...

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Prepare for a spooky Mancos Halloween

Halloween should be fun in Mancos this year, as a few organizations and groups have announced plans to offer a little bit extra.

The Lions Club will host a Halloween...

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