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Camera shows wildlife using highway underpass east of Durango

A wildlife underpass completed late last year between Durango and Bayfield has proved to be a well-traveled thoroughfare for coyote, raccoons, mule deer and a few humans. A surveillance camera has...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Los Pinos, Upper Pine ambulance crews on call in California

Three Los Pinos ambulances, six crewmembers, and an Upper Pine ambulance with two firefighters have been deployed to work at the wildfires in California, but they might be sent back home soon...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 33 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

Tribe, school district holding meeting for American Indian students in Ignacio

The Ignacio School Board and the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council invite all parents and guardians of American Indian students who attend Ignacio Public Schools to an Indian Policies and...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Man found dead Friday was longtime Bayfield resident, La Plata County Sheriff's Office deputy

Authorities have confirmed the man found dead with a gunshot wound inside his burning home early Friday morning is longtime Bayfield resident and La Plata County Sheriff's Office deputy Jeremiah...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 16 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

LPEA funds fall 'Sight-in Days' at shooting range

La Plata Electric Association announced that it will continue support of "Sight-in Days" at Durango Gun Club's outdoor range, where community members and hunters can scope rifles, shoot in a...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Man found dead in house on fire early Friday morning

A Bayfield man is dead, and a fire destroyed his house on CR 516 and Bayfield Parkway early Friday morning. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation was at the home today to investigate the death, said...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Head Start abruptly closes in Ignacio

The Head Start program in Ignacio unexpectedly closed on Tuesday, leaving about 95 families scrambling to find daycare and other services for their children. Head Start is one of six programs...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County's draft budget aims to 'live within our means'

La Plata County's proposed 2018 budget is a tale of "living within our means," officials said, as the county adapts to a steady decline in revenues from the oil and gas industry. The most striking...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio FFA hosting barbecue battle

Ignacio Future Farmers of America are hosting a barbecue cookoff on Sunday. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. at Hunters Run Golf Course. Tickets includes meat, beans, baked pototo and dessert. Tickets...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

BHS students to host Fields of Faith event

Joining thousands of youth across the U.S., members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host Fields of Faith at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Bayfield High School. Pagosa Springs...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

BMS volleyball finishes season

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Update: BMS student told classmates he had a bomb

A student at Bayfield Middle School had brought a spool of wire and a nine-volt battery to school for the past week and was calling it a bomb. He told students on Thursday that if they told anyone...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: News