Education briefs

Harvey makes UNE honor roll Biddeford, Maine - Grace Harvey of Bayfield has been named to the dean's list for the 2015 fall semester at the University of New England. Dean's list students have...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado Press Association accepting award nominees

Do you know someone who has been a champion for open government, freedom of the press or the First Amendment? Nominate him or her for the Colorado Press Association's Friend of the First award. The...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine promotes fire, fall prevention for seniors

A large majority of Upper Pine Fire calls are medical, and 61 percent of the medical calls are for people over age 60, especially for falls. The district is trying to change that with a fire and...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

SWAG snowblower donation benefits charities

Two Vallecito groups, Christmas at Vallecito and the Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association, joined to help Project Merry Christmas and the Southwest Safehouse. Southwest Ag donated a new...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio adopts Leonard Burch Day as town holiday

Leonard Burch Day, Dec. 10 each year, will now be observed by the Town of Ignacio as well as the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. Town trustees voted on Jan. 20 to make the day a town holiday. Leonard...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Sheriff needs Thai translator

La Plata County Sheriff's Office is looking for a volunteer who would be willing to assist with Thai translation when needed. While it would be rare that translation is needed, the Sheriff's...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Commissioner announcing re-election campaign

Julie Westendorff, La Plata County commissioner, will announce her re-election campaign on Thursday, Feb. 4. She is holding events in all three towns in the county, starting at 9 a.m. at the Pine...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

news in brief

Learn to control food cravings Ever consumed an entire bag of Cheetos then wondered, "What the ???" Do you know that feeling? Learn how to change that at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. at...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio schools get more special needs students

Ignacio schools have a larger share of special needs students than other districts, and that affects district test scores as well as costs to serve these students, according to discussion at the...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

'80s Snowdown goes tubular, dude

The Back to the '80s Snowdown Follies includes lots of 1980s music and slang, and of course things that couldn't be pictured in a family newspaper. Bruce Jenner made an appearance from his Olympic...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Scavenging through Snowdown

DATE: Jan. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Town money missing, employee arrested

An Ignacio Town Hall front desk employee, Jackie Mejia, was arrested last week by Ignacio Police on suspicion of taking town money. An arrest affidavit was filed with the La Plata County combined...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

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