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Suicide prevention stickers help forge community connections in Southwest Colorado

BAYFIELD – Celebrating Healthy Communities used stickers Saturday to spread its suicide prevention message during its second annual Sticker Shock event. The Durango-based coalition organized the...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

The zucchinis are coming back to Bayfield

Have a squash-based dish you’d like to share with the community? Head to the fifth annual Zucchini Extravaganza from noon to 2 p.m. this Saturday at Bayfield’s Pine River Library. Thanks to the...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

West Nile in the Pine River Valley? Hard to know for sure

Mosquitoes in the Durango area have tested positive for the West Nile virus, but Pine River Valley residents aren’t sure if the mosquitoes in eastern La Plata County are carrying the virus. San...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine Fire Protection District hosts 9/11 Stair Climb

Upper Pine Fire Protection District hosted the second annual 9/11 Stair Climb on Wednesday at the Durango SkySteps leading to Fort Lewis College. Fire Capt. Josh Schmidt spoke at the event, with...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe expands emergency water storage

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – The Southern Ute Indian Tribe broke ground on a new settling pond Wednesday south of Bayfield to expand emergency capacity for the region’s water system. The new settling...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County, tribe sign new agreement on oil, gas issues

La Plata County and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe have agreed to new terms about the operation of oil and gas production by the tribe on county-owned lands. Because the tribe is a sovereign nation,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio area poacher convicted for new crimes – in Canada

A La Plata County man who has a 30-year history of wildlife violations was convicted this week of new game charges in Canada. Robert Peck, former owner of Antler Meadows Outfitters near Ignacio,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bear bites hunter after being shot near Pagosa Springs

A Pagosa Springs man was injured by a black bear last week after a hunting trip went awry, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Matt Thorpe, wildlife manager for CPW, told The Durango Herald ...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute tribe to celebrate its history at tribal fair this weekend

The 99th annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair is bringing back the rodeo for the first time since the fair’s early years in the 1920s. With more than 40 events this weekend, the fair will feature a mix...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Sept. 14-20: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Ignacio FFA Farm Barbecue Cook-off and community dinner, Ignacio Middle School, 222 County Road 320, Ignacio. $10 for adults. 5...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Gable Mountain Pharm to host Pharm Phest on Sept. 14

Gable Mountain Pharm will host the Pharm Phest beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the farm, 558 Vista Lane. The festival will include live music, food, family, beer and libations. The...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Free wood mulch offered on Sept. 14

La Plata County will offer free wood mulch, loaded into vehicles and trailers from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bayfield Convenience Center, 4496 County Road 223. The Bayfield Convenience...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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