Farmers Fresh Market to open Wednesday

Ignacio residents will have a much closer drive for groceries starting Wednesday.

That's when Farmers Fresh Market is slated to open at 6 a.m.

The town has gone without a store for about a year after La Tienda Foods, a small chain based in Carslbad, N.M., abruptly pulled out of...



Celebrating 115 years

San Ignacio Fiesta celebrated a them of "Get in Gear Celebrating 115 Years" for 2015, so there were numerous floats in Saturday's parade decorated...

Durango Celebrating 115 years
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The class of 1975 is the grand prize parade award winner for their 40th reunion creation.


  • Superintendent asks for information on vandalism


    This is the time of year that I typically send out an email welcoming everyone back for the upcoming start to the school year, but it saddens me that this first communication of the year is for another purpose.  On Wednesday night, July 22, we had extensive vandalism to exterior building walls at the middle school.  There were...
  • Mother of car crash victim thanks first responders for saving life

    Editor's note: the following is a copy of a thank you letter sent to the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District.

    On the morning of May 17 my son, Lee McCutchen, suffered massive injuries in a car accident near Lon's Automotive on Highway 160. Thank you seems an inadequate way to tell you how grateful I am for the professional,...
  • Executive order needed to log Wolf Creek

    Summer continues to be very busy. I have been given the opportunity to discuss the legislative session with folks from Pagosa Springs to Gunnison, and I hope to see many more citizens between now and when the second session begins in January.

    I attended a tour and then a forum spearheaded by Hinsdale County Commissioner Cindy Dozier...