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After announcing plans to nix coal, Tri-State says it will invest in solar, wind

Tri-State Generation and Transmission, the power supplier for Southwest Colorado, announced Wednesday it plans to build solar arrays in the region as part of a larger plan to replace coal-fired...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Public defender re-appointed to Mark Redwine murder case

The defense team for Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his son, Dylan, grew this week after a Colorado judge allowed an attorney to re-enter the case after the dismissal of a...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Glacier Club man convicted of assault, racially taunting sheriff’s deputy

A jury on Thursday convicted a La Plata County man on four criminal charges related to a fight he had with law enforcement last year at the Glacier Club. La Plata County Sheriff’s deputies led...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata Electric Association approves rate increase

The La Plata Electric Association board voted this week to increase its rates in April to maintain and improve its infrastructure and prepare the grid for the future. The new charge will be levied...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Los Pinos Fire solicits feedback on possible tax increase

IGNACIO – The Los Pinos Fire Protection District took steps toward a possible tax increase ballot measure by meeting this week with key stakeholders. The fire district has not yet decided whether...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield student Kyra Wilson opens dog sled race with ‘Glamour’ magazine’s Woman of the Year

FOREST LAKES – La Plata County resident Kyra Wilson, 13, will participate in the opening of a 300-mile dog sled race later this month in Wyoming as a junior dog musher with world-class, legally...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Suspect in DUI, indecency case allegedly left signature in Durango theater

A Bayfield man was arrested Jan. 10 after allegedly urinating the first initial of his name on a wall in a movie theater at Allen Theatres’ Durango Stadium 9. Around 11 p.m. Friday, the Durango...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio School District sees top-level staff changeover

IGNACIO – Chris deKay, Ignacio Middle School principal, will join the school district’s administrative staff this summer during a year of high-level staff changeover. The Ignacio School District...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Jan. 18-24: 8:45-10 a.m. Saturday Jan. 18, Saturday yoga for all, Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. $6, discount punch passes. Instructor Colleen...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Mountain lion, too close for comfort, captured and sent to rehab

A 6-month-old mountain lion getting a little too close for comfort to homes and people around Vallecito was captured last weekend and sent to a rehabilitation center after wildlife officers...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Commissioner Westendorff will visit Bayfield on Jan. 16

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, Jan. 16, at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Pottery classes begin Jan. 17 at Dancing Spirit

Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center in Ignacio will host pottery classes for adults with artist and longtime member and board member of Dancing Spirit Margie Coates from 1 to 3 p.m. beginning...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

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