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First-degree murder charge filed in connection with Ignacio man's death

Multiple criminal charges were filed this week against Kevin Wade Folsom in the shooting death of James Box Jr., an Ignacio man whose body was found in the San Juan National Forest east of Dolores....

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Local cowboy named to national roping team

A 13-year-old Bayfield team roper is moving into the big time. On Jan. 6, Bodie Hine was one of 80 youth from 450 applicants named to the Young Pro Smarty Team, a group of ropers sponsored by Smart...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

Boy who died in four-vehicle crash identified

The 10-year-old boy who died in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 550 on Wednesday afternoon has been identified as Dominic Mannin. Dominic was riding with his mother, Angelica Hernandez, and...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Autopsy offers no clue for cause of woman's death

Preliminary autopsy results have found no clues to explain why a 40-year-old Bayfield woman was found dead along Florida Road last week, according to La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith. "We didn't...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Company fined for construction worker's death in Bayfield

A Colorado-based construction company found responsible for unsafe conditions at a Bayfield worksite that contributed to the death of a 23-year-old man in September has been ordered to pay $14,075...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield School District seeking input on superintendent search, principal hires

What qualities are important for a superintendent in a small, rural school district? That's a question school board members and a consultant asked about 30 community members on Tuesday night as the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

10-year-old boy killed in crash involving school bus south of Durango

A 10-year-old boy was killed in a traffic crash Wednesday south of Durango that involved four vehicles, including a Durango School District 9-R bus, said Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

'The Mask You Live In' documentary addresses society's view of masculinity

In the wake of the ongoing national awareness and conversation about sexual harassment, Rocky Mountain PBS is partnering with various organizations in Colorado to screen a documentary called "The...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Prep Spotlight: Bayfield's Beebe, Sandrey bring experience to Wolverines wrestling

Garrett Beebe and Jake Sandrey both know what it is like to wrestle under the bright lights at the Pepsi Center in Denver during the state wrestling tournament. Neither know what it is like to...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Carrie Woodson announces candidacy for La Plata County Assessor's Office

Carrie Woodson, chief appraiser at the La Plata County Assessor's Office, announced her candidacy Tuesday for top job at the Assessor's Office. Woodson, a 40-year resident of La Plata County, said...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County land-use codes draw more than 1,000 residents

La Plata County's proposed land-use code was shown no love Tuesday night as well over 1,000 people showed up to lambaste the codes as an example of government overreach and an infringement on...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Shooting range approved to operate in La Plata County

La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday approved a shooting range and gun safety school, despite some concerns from nearby residents over noise and safety. La Plata County resident Tim Gwynn...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News