News

Cattlemen honor Christi Zeller

Hoping for more water and higher commodity prices, members of the La Plata Archuleta Cattlemen gathered on Saturday night for their annual banquet and to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Guinn Unger makes it onto primary ballot for state Senate seat

Bayfield resident and La Plata Electric board member Guinn Unger will be on the primary ballot in his bid to unseat state Sen. Don Coram, R-Montrose. Unger, a Democrat, petitioned onto the ballot....

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Library discussing heritage Ignacio Community Library will host "Pushing the Limits: Heritage." Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing, and discussion program for adults. In this installation,...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Preschool holding enrollment day May 4, summer camp available

Bayfield Early Education Programs is hosting its enrollment day for the 2018-2019 school year from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 4. This is the first day to accept applications for the next year....

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Meth use flat, heroin and opioid use increasing in La Plata County

When Chris Choate joined the Southwest Drug Task Force in 2012, one of the primary issues faced by task force members was meth production in the La Plata County. Now, most of the meth sold here...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Documentary recounts Ignacio woman's mysterious death

Forty-four years ago, an Ignacio prom queen who had led the Chicano movement at the University of Colorado Boulder was killed by a car bomb near the campus - her unlikely path to activism and her...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Performance group holding spring showcase on Saturday

La PLata County Independent Youth Performing Arts competed March 24 at the Manzano Winterguard Invitational in Albuquerque. Several groups in LPCIYPA placed in competition at the annual event. The...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata Electric candidates weigh renewables, costs

Candidates competing for the La Plata Electric Association board are divided on how aggressively to pursue renewable energy, and some argue it's time for a fresh vision. LPEA is limited on how...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

IHS students heading to Colorado History Day

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Supporters of La Plata County commissioner's recall short more than 2,000 signatures

La Plata County Clerk and Recorder Tiffany Parker on Tuesday said the petition a trio of residents filed in an effort to recall La Plata Commissioner Gwen Lachelt fell just more than 2,000...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio Heath Fair is April 28

The Ignacio 9Health Fair is being held again from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 28. The location is the Ignacio High School, east entrance. Blood chemistry screening ($35) is available, along...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield teen wins youth award

Selected as an exceptionally outstanding youth, Bayfield teen Taylor Morris has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County. The Youth of the Year program...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News