Autumn arrives, sheep heading south

Bayfield Heritage Days and Sheep Trailing, the area's celebration of autumn and our rural heritage, is set for Saturday. Events begin at 7:30 a.m. with registration for the 5K fun run and walk at...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

In-stream flow rights offer alternative to federal water claims

Colorado in-stream flow rights are seen by state water officials as a possible way to resolve U.S. Forest Service reserve water right claims filed back in 1973. Four streams in the San Juan...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Cross-country slows some at Sunset Classic home meet

Striding through shadows created by portable lighting, runners' confidence - not so much in themselves, but rather their footing - among the 77 boys' finishers and the 68 girls' finishers was...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

13th Parade of Homes set for Sept. 23-25

The 13th annual Parade of Homes starts today as local builders report a growing interest in outdoor living. More than 15 new and remodeled residential and commercial properties, all nominated...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Smoke's up

That big plume of white smoke in Eastern La Plata County can be unnverving for area residents, but it's an important part of controlling future wildfires in the area, as well as improving big game...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Baking for a cause

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Navy says pilot error was primary cause of Blue Angels crash

A member of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team killed during practice in Tennessee lost control of his fighter jet because it was traveling too fast and then failed to recover because it was...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Volunteers break ground on Veterans' Memorial

With volunteer labor and equipment donated by Southwest Ag, members of American Legion Post 143 broke ground yesterday on a veterans' memorial at Pine River Cemetery in Bayfield. After cutting sod...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Driver in rollover near Bayfield dies

Francis Taylor, the driver of a vehicle that rolled on U.S. Highway 160 near Bayfield on Aug. 29, died in a Denver-area hospital on Sept. 3 at the age of 23. Taylor had been admitted in the...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Cattlemen hosting candidate forum

The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Association is sponsoring a candidates forum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the La Plata County Fairgrounds extension building. Candidates will express...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Lane changes scheduled for 160 construction site

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has announced that Crossfire, LLC is nearing completion of the Dry Creek wildlife crossing on US Highway 160 (US 160), approximately three miles...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Video on addictions to be shown tonight

Ignacio High School students have produced a campaign to encourage support for those with methamphetamine and opioid addictions. The message encourages the friends of those with addiction issues...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

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