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County fire restrictions lifted

The Board of La Plata County Commissioners lifted all fire restrictions in the county on Tuesday, July 25. Rainfall during the past weeks has brought consistent moisture to La Plata County, which...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Sheriff Smith: 'No stone left unturned' in Redwine investigation

La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said Tuesday afternoon at a news conference about the grand jury indictment of Mark Redwine that "no stone was left unturned" in the investigation of the death of...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Don't worry, it's not loaded

The Pine River Heritage Museum has received an explosive gift. Well, not really. It's actually empty. Monica Smith found the World War II-era bomb when she was cleaning up her 17-acre property this...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Tailwind selected as company to watch

Bayfield-based Tailwind Nutrition, an endurance drink mix manufacturer, was selected as a Colorado Company to Watch in late June. The company was among the 50 companies selected from a field of...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Cattlemen hosting annual chuck wagon cook-off

The 14th annual La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Association Chuck Wagon Cook-off will be held July 29 in the grove of trees south of La Plata County Fairgrounds. Wagons will begin to arrive early...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Dylan Redwine's mother: 'It was such a senseless crime'

Dylan Redwine didn't want to visit his father in November 2012. But he didn't have a choice. A court order granted Mark Redwine visitation rights over the Thanksgiving holiday, and Redwine chose...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

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Friends, family of Dylan Redwine relieved that father arrested in connection with his death

Elaine Hatfield Hall, the mother of Dylan Redwine, is tired, happy, confused and missing her son. "It's been a long day," Hall said Saturday afternoon, hours after she had learned about the arrest...

DATE: July 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Mark Redwine arrested in connection with son Dylan's death

Mark Redwine, the father of Dylan Redwine, was arrested Saturday in Bellingham, Washington, after a grand jury indictment in connection with his son's 2012 death. He is being held on a $1 million...

DATE: July 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Community to celebrate Ed Morlan Day

Last year, Gov. John Hickenlooper declared July 28 as Ed Morlan Day, in recognition of his statewide and regional economic development work. A celebration in memory of Ed will be held from 6 to 9...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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LPEA names college scholarship recipients

The 2017 LPEA scholarships, along with the John Voelker Memorial, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Tri-State Generation and Transmission scholarships, have been awarded by La Plata Electric...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Jams and Jellies 101 to be held at library Pine River Library will host Jams and Jellies 101 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27 with Wendy Rice from the La Plata County Extension Office....

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Ignacio starts branding effort

Signs and images can be a way to get around an unfamiliar place...or they can be more. A brand and logo "can help you tell your story as a community," consultant Kristin Cypher told participants in...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News