News

Investigation finds no foul play in death of former La Plata County Sheriff's deputy

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said foul play was not the reason for the death of former La Plata County Sheriff's deputy Jeremiah Lee, who was found dead in his Bayfield home in October...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Low numbers leave Ignacio varsity football in jeopardy in 2018

Ignacio High School may not have varsity football in 2018. One day after Gunnison High School announced it would not play Class 2A varsity football this year because of a lack of participation,...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Lions celebrating 65th year

The Bayfield Lions Club is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2018 All current and past members of the club are invited to the club's annual steak fry at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. In the past...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Brews, barbecue, music will fill Eagle Park Saturday

The Bottom Shelf Brewery and the Be Frank Foundation are teaming up to host Pine River Brew Fest from noon to 7:30 on Saturday, Aug. 4. All proceeds will support the students and families in the Be...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Thank-you party for 416 Fire relief The Bank of the San Juans and Durango Land and Homes will hold a party to say "thank you" to firefighters and those who protected homes, families, natural...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield water smells bad, for now

A combination of full water storage tanks, warm water temperatures and a power surge that knocked out an aerator in the tanks has resulted in some smelly water in Bayfield for the past few weeks....

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

After third offense, Durango man fined $1,000 for feeding bears

A Durango man has been ticketed for intentionally feeding bears - for the third time in eight years - resulting in a $1,000 fine and a likelihood the bears will have to be euthanized. "You just...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Education news

Newkirk named to UW honor roll The University of Wyoming lists 379 students from Colorado on the 2018 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls, including Braxton Newkirk of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Wolfwood to visit Vallecito

Times staff report Staff members and wolves from Wolfwood Refuge will visit and interact with community members from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Five Branches Campground, 4677 County Road 501A,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Firefighters contain 3-acre blaze on Missionary Ridge

Firefighters have fully contained a three-acre wildfire burning in the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire burn scar area north of Durango, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Firefighters continued to...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Man pleads guilty in slaying of James Box, Jr., gets 25 years

A Montezuma County man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of James Lloyd Box Jr., who was fatally shot Jan. 2 on Haycamp Mesa east of Dolores. After accepting the plea deal on Monday,...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

San Ignacio lights up 118th year

San Ignacio Fiesta, the longest-running celebration in Southwest Colorado, hosted another fun-filled event this weekend. The 73rd annual parade, live music, horseshoe tournament and Fiesta dance...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News