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These events will take place Dec. 14-20: 7 a.m-11 a.m. Saturday Dec. 14, Holiday pancake breakfast, Vallecito Lake Country Market and La Comida Ranchera with Vallecito Liquors, 18071 County Road...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Glass masters bring molten art to Ignacio

IGNACIO – Observers from around the country gathered last weekend in Ignacio to watch local glass blowing master Roger Dale turn bulbs of molten glass into works of art. About 250 people, from...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield receives $3 million to repair water pipes

Bayfield has secured a $1 million grant and a $2 million loan to replace thousands of feet of aging, asbestos-reinforced drinking water pipes. The Colorado Department of Local Affairs Energy and...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio man sentenced for drive-by shooting

An Ignacio man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison in connection with a drive-by shooting last summer on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. Antonio Castro, 24, was driving a gold-colored van...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe celebrates influential leader

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – Southern Ute tribal members and community members gathered Tuesday for the eighth annual Leonard C. Burch Memorial 5K/Walk to celebrate the life of one of the tribe’s...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Meet with Westendorff Thursday in Ignacio

La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff will hold office hours for the general public to meet with her from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 12, at Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave. ...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Library to show ‘The Public’ Tuesday night

Pine River Library will be showing the 2019 Emilio Estevez film “The Public” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. The film showcases the important role public...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Blueprint aims to buoy rural Colorado economies

Bridging the economic divide between the Front Range and rural Colorado could require millions in state investment for priorities such as transportation, renewable energy and high-speed internet. ...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield parents find new ways to address teen depression

Parents gathered last week at a Bayfield High School Conversation Cafe to learn how to spot signs of depression in their teenage kids – and how to reach out with success. In Colorado and around the...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Conservative challenger enters race to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Republican gun advocate Lauren Boebert has announced her candidacy against Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., hoping to bring conservative values back to Congress. Raised in a Democratic household in...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Mercy anesthesiologists going to work for outside group

Anesthesiologists at Mercy Regional Medical Center will become employees of U.S. Anesthesia Partners by this summer as part of a transition across Centura Health. The issue of management over...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Cortez man admits to Ignacio murder

Cortez resident Robert Dean Rose admitted Friday to shooting and killing Mark Wayman in May at the victim’s Ignacio home, a crime punishable by decades in prison. The 50-year-old pleaded guilty to...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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