Ignacio High School students learn the ABCs of CPR

IGNACIO – More than 100 students learned how to save a life using CPR last week at Ignacio High School, gaining a job skill while they were at it. Students sat on their knees in the high school...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 hour 49 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

The ‘forever young’ to share stories Wednesday at Durango Diaries

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will return Wednesday, with three older residents who will share their stories about staying youthful in both body...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Conversations of the great beyond percolate at Death Cafe

BAYFIELD – On one side of a door at Pine River Library, visitors quietly returned books or typed away at computer keyboards in the brightly lit library. On the other side, 12 people sat in a...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

It’s ‘All In the Timing’ for Bayfield High School Theatre

What if the chitchat you shared with the person in front of you in line at the store altered the course of the rest of your life? How is it that relationships can be so complicated? What is the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Lakes subdivision approves new district manager

FOREST LAKES – A new district manager for the Forest Lakes Metropolitan District plans to prioritize water and wastewater updates, as well as building a sense of community. The board of directors...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Amid national violence, La Plata County looks to increase security

La Plata County is proposing to beef up its security. As part of the draft 2020 budget, officials have called for four new security-guard positions to patrol county offices and facilities. The...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Car goes hundreds of feet off Wolf Creek Pass after driver falls asleep

The occupants of a car that went an estimated 300 to 400 feet off Wolf Creek Pass after the driver fell asleep are expected to survive – thanks to seat belts. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Blake...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Vietnam veteran to give keynote speech tonight at Ignacio dinner

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – At Tuesday’s 10th annual Veterans Day Dinner, hosted by the Ignacio School District, Ronnie Baker, a U.S. Army veteran, imparted a sense of what military service is...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio residents share dreams for creative district

IGNACIO – Ignacio community members dream of a movie theater, breweries and even a college campus in the town’s future creative district. Meanwhile, the steering committee is wading through an...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Man arrested on suspicion of child sex assault in Forest Lakes

A 34-year-old La Plata County man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to court records. La Plata County Sheriff’s Office was contacted Oct. 28 about the alleged...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield seeks community input about smoking policies

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Board of Trustees is seeking community input as it considers more restrictive smoking policies. The Town Board might decide to increase the legal minimum age for buying...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Tipton: Impeachment hearings haven’t produced ‘big revelations’

After the first day of impeachment hearings, Rep. Scott Tipton said he remains firm in his belief President Donald Trump has not committed an impeachable offense. In an interview Thursday with The...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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