Bayfield girl loses struggle against brain cancer

Jolean Scott, a Bayfield girl diagnosed in August with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, died Monday with her family at her side. Jolean is remembered as an active, lively girl who zoomed around...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Youth Wrestling holding parent meeting Friday

Bayfield youth wrestling is set to start next week. Registrations and a parent meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Friday Jan. 25, at the Bayfield Middle School cafeteria. The first practice will be...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Coffee and a smile to go

For those who need an extra jolt of caffeine on their way to work, the Coffee Merchant is happy to oblige. Owner Penny Merchant opened her coffee truck in August, wheeling it around to farmers...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Report: Tax increase needed to keep La Plata County afloat

With oil and natural gas not expected to bounce back anytime soon, it appears only a tax increase to county residents can save La Plata County's declining operating budget, according to a long-term...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Broncos hire new coach, sunsets go orange

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southwest Colorado to get a permanent weather radar system

It's official: A permanent weather radar system for Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners is on its way. Recently, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs awarded $1.7 million in funding for a...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Wild Country performing with Chevel Shepherd

Bayfield's favorite country band has scored a big gig - performing with new star Chevel Shepherd when she plays her free homecoming concert on Jan. 26 at the Farmington Civic Center. Last month,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Shutdown's impacts hit Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado is feeling the effects of the partial government shutdown as it enters its 26th day - the longest shutdown in U.S. history. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday sent a letter...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Schools and offices closed Wednesday because of weather conditions

Icy and snowpacked roads have prompted a number of closures and warnings today across La Plata County. Here's what we know so far. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Shares wants to help federal workers

Pine River Shares is offering services and goods to furloughed workers living in the Pine River Valley. "We are happy to share all that has been shared with us including food, clothing, energy...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio names Snowcoming royalty

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine trial set to begin in late June in Durango

The trial of Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, is set to begin June 24 in Durango. The trial date and location were announced Jan. 10 by 6th Judicial...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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