Bears are out and eating in preparation for hibernation

While humans are basking in the heat of mid-summer, bears know that fall is approaching and they are starting to prepare for their long winter nap. That means bears are now constantly on the move...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Valley in Brief

Southern Ute Museum hosting "Hunger Games" The Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum welcomes all youth to the "Ute Hunger Games" Aug. 4-8. Participants will learn Ute survival skills about...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Meet the wolves Saturday at Vallecito

Ambassador wolves from Wolfwood Refuge will greet visitors tomorrow at Five Branches Campground at Vallecito. Visitors should not bring dogs! From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., visitors can meet some of...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Cattlemen announce chuck wagon cook-off results

The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen held their annual chuck wagon cook-off on Saturday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds as part of Durango Fiesta Days. Contestants are given ingredients to cook just...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Credit cards changing for cardholders, merchants

Changes coming in the credit card industry will provide more security for cardholders, but more liability for merchants if they don't invest in new credit card processing terminals. Representatives...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Rex H. Howard

Rex H. Howard, Sr., 90, died July 8, 2014, in Durango. Mr. Howard was born April 10, 1924 in Gravette, Ark. to Jesse and Bertha Howard.  He served with distinction in the U.S. Navy in World War II...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

USDA honors Bayfield forester

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Parks & Rec announces youth sports schedule

Bayfield Parks & Recreation has released its youth sports schedule for 2014-15. The registration deadline is Aug. 29 for fall soccer and flag football. The soccer and flag football coaches'...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio celebrates 114th San Ignacio Fiesta

Ignacio area residents turned out last weekend to celebrate San Ignacio Fiesta. The Saturday morning parade featured colorful floats with lots of tossed candy, Latino bands, and since this is an...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio trustees want planner

Ignacio town trustees continue to press their desire to hire a town planner. They debated whether they could discuss it at their July 22 meeting, since it wasn't on the agenda. If not, trustee Tom...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio housing market study presented to town trustees

A lot more people commute to work in Ignacio than commute from Ignacio to work elsewhere. Some of the in-coming commuters might want to live in Ignacio, but there's nothing available, Regional...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Senior Center lunch menus

The Pine River Senior Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays (BYO lunch), Wednesdays, and Fridays. First Tuesday of the month is a potluck lunch. Wednesday and Friday lunches are served...

DATE: July 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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