Forest Lakes subdivision approves new district manager

FOREST LAKES – A new district manager for the Forest Lakes Metropolitan District plans to prioritize water and wastewater updates, as well as building a sense of community. The board of directors...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 16 hours 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

Amid national violence, La Plata County looks to increase security

La Plata County is proposing to beef up its security. As part of the draft 2020 budget, officials have called for four new security-guard positions to patrol county offices and facilities. The...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Car goes hundreds of feet off Wolf Creek Pass after driver falls asleep

The occupants of a car that went an estimated 300 to 400 feet off Wolf Creek Pass after the driver fell asleep are expected to survive – thanks to seat belts. Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Blake...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Vietnam veteran to give keynote speech tonight at Ignacio dinner

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – At Tuesday’s 10th annual Veterans Day Dinner, hosted by the Ignacio School District, Ronnie Baker, a U.S. Army veteran, imparted a sense of what military service is...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio residents share dreams for creative district

IGNACIO – Ignacio community members dream of a movie theater, breweries and even a college campus in the town’s future creative district. Meanwhile, the steering committee is wading through an...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Man arrested on suspicion of child sex assault in Forest Lakes

A 34-year-old La Plata County man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to court records. La Plata County Sheriff’s Office was contacted Oct. 28 about the alleged...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield seeks community input about smoking policies

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Board of Trustees is seeking community input as it considers more restrictive smoking policies. The Town Board might decide to increase the legal minimum age for buying...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Tipton: Impeachment hearings haven’t produced ‘big revelations’

After the first day of impeachment hearings, Rep. Scott Tipton said he remains firm in his belief President Donald Trump has not committed an impeachable offense. In an interview Thursday with The...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Nov. 16-22: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 16, Knowledge Bowl, Bayfield High School library, 800 County Road 50. Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Scrapbooking class, Pine River...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Dolores to address marijuana moratorium

The Dolores Town Board will decide at its Tuesday board meeting on a retail marijuana moratorium that expires at the end of the year. There are three options, said Interim Town Manager Ken Charles....

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Land of Enchantment to provide the Capitol Christmas tree

FARMINGTON – A 60-foot-tall tree from New Mexico is headed on a 2,000-mile journey to the nation’s capital this week. This year’s Christmas tree, a blue spruce cut Nov. 6, was chosen from the...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Gov. Jared Polis targets soaring costs of higher education

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis rolled out a plan Tuesday to combat the high cost of college tuition across the state, and in doing so, highlighted Fort Lewis College’s work to help students financially....

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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