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Snowdown Scavengers beg, borrow, steal 100 items for annual hunt

In the annual Snowdown Follies Scavenger Hunt, age matters. Out of 100 items on this year's list, hunters scavenged hard to find the oldest penny, a BHS or DHS class ring, and a Superbowl hat. The...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Northpoint donates 14 mattresses to local families

The new year is off to great start for 14 local families who received new mattresses to start 2018. A contest to give away the mattresses was the brainchild of Bill Hermesman, owner of Northpoint...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata Liberty Coalition says county's district plans must be updated

IGNACIO - The way to fix the La Plata County land-use code is by first updating the 12 district plans in the county. That's the message the organizers of the new La Plata Liberty Coalition gave to...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Follies still funny at 40

DATE: Feb. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Four seats up for election La Plata Electric Association Board

Election packets for those interested in running for a seat on the La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Board of Directors will be available Friday, Feb. 2 at LPEA offices in Durango and Pagosa...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

15-year-old Ignacio High School student found dead Wednesday

A 15-year-old Ignacio High School boy was found dead Wednesday morning at his home, authorities reported. Emergency personnel responded around 6 a.m. to a home on County Road 526, just east of...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Once in a blue moon: viewers see rare lunar eclipse

Sky watchers got a rare sight on Wednesday morning, when the moon appeared over Southwest Colorado as a supermoon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse. A supermoon is a moon that appears its...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Meeting on potential marijuana sales in Bayfield draws big crowd

Not in Bayfield. That was the message people brought to a town forum in Bayfield Tuesday night regarding retail or medical marijuana sales in town limits. Citing the potential increase in crime and...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County treasurer to seek re-election

La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele announced Friday she will seek re-election this November. Aichele, a Democrat, said she has upgraded the office to be more efficient and effective using...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Parks and Wildlife hosting teleconference Thursday for hunters, anglers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's southwest region invites hunters and anglers to give their ideas and voice their opinions about wildlife issues at a Sportsmen's Roundtable meeting which will be held...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Amid backlash, La Plata County pushes back timeline for land-use code

After a flurry of public opposition, La Plata County will push back its timeline in adopting updated land-use codes to allow sufficient time to address concerns raised by residents over the past...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Pagosa Springs wrestling takes crown at Butch Melton, Bayfield finishes fourth

It was only proper that the 2018 Butch Melton Memorial's final match would feature an Ignacio Bobcat, heavyweight Randy Herrera, on the red, central mat. But, representative of the type of...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News