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Ross currently raising money for local Boys & Girls Club

Ross Dress for Less in the Durango Mall has partnered with The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County to join a nationwide fundraising effort through Feb. 25 to assist youths with academic...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County adopts revised ethics policies

La Plata County commissioners formally adopted on Tuesday revised ethics policies that address issues such as lobbying and perceived conflicts of interest. The updates come after some county...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio man found dead from gunshot wound

An 80-year-old Ignacio man was found dead last week from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith. Clyde Leonard McFarlin was found dead by his wife around 12 p.m....

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Pagosa outduels Ignacio, 56-30, in girls' showdown

Holding Ignacio sophomore Morgan Herrera to just three first-half field goals Tuesday night impressed Pagosa Springs head coach Wes Lewis. But by also not allowing IHS senior gunner Avionne Gomez a...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Westbrook wins regional, Bayfield qualifies 3 for state

With just two real after-school practices remaining before departure for the Mile High City and this weekend's season-ending spectacle, Bayfield boss Roy Westbrook had to decide how to maximize his...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT worker hit by car in Pagosa Springs dies Sunday

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker who was hit by a vehicle in Pagosa Springs last week died Sunday, according to family. Nolan Olson, 64, was filling potholes Feb. 2 on U.S. Highway...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Roundabout to be constructed this summer

About a dozen people attended an information session Thursday night about the new roundabout being built near Bayfield Middle School. The roundabout, at the intersection of East Oak, Lakeside and...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Winter weather advisory issued this weekend for San Juan Mountains

Drivers traveling in the high country this weekend should exercise caution as a winter storm moves into the region Saturday. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS Knowledge Bowl preparing for State

"You want to give it a try?" Well sure, what trivia-loving newspaper geek wouldn't want to give Knowledge Bowl practice a shot? I have the degree, right? I compete with the family while watching...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Tim Walsworth, BID leader, to run for La Plata County treasurer

Tim Walsworth, executive director of the Durango Business Improvement District, will challenge incumbent Allison Aichele for La Plata County treasurer. "I've always worked in public service my...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA has unclaimed Capital Credits available to members

La Plata Electric Association is seeking members, or former members, who are due to receive Capital Credits refund monies. To that end LPEA is publishing in local newspapers, and posting on its...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

SW Civic Winds, BHS students to perform Saturday

The Southwest Civic Winds will present concerts in February to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein. The concert in Bayfield will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in the...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News