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Local student art on display at Pine River Library

In honor of March’s designation as National Youth Art Month, the Pine River Library will host an exhibition of art by Bayfield Middle and High School students from the classrooms of Kari Pepper and...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

MORP offers apple grafting class at library

Join the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 9, at Pine River Library to learn the valuable skill of grafting, and take home four heritage apple trees...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio annexes County Road 320

On Feb. 25, the Ignacio Town Board approved the annexation of a section of County Road 320 into the town of Ignacio. The portion of the road is between the new middle and elementary schools. The...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Free legal clinic in Ignacio on March 8

A free legal clinic for people who have no attorney will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave. in Ignacio. By computer link, volunteer attorneys...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County Commissioner Westendorff to hold office hours March 1 in Ignacio

La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff will hold office hours from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, at the Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave. Ignacio residents are invited to...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio police chief: New student resource officer a ‘major deterrent’

At the beginning of the school year, a school resource officer, 20-year veteran officer Preston Rea, was designated to patrol Ignacio schools. Ignacio Police Chief Kirk Phillips said there hasn’t...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield firm looks to revolutionize wastewater treatment

BAYFIELD – A small, 3½-year-old firm is talking to venture capitalists and angel investors looking for $1.3 million in investments by May to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield High cheer squad competes on the big stage

The Bayfield High School cheer squad placed 14 out of 21 teams in the USA Spirit Nationals in the co-ed intermediate division in Anaheim, California, on Friday. Only the top seven advanced to the...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Storm expected to move out of region by midnight; until then, more snow

Good morning, and welcome to another day in a winter wonderland. About 6 inches of snow fell Thursday night and this morning in Durango, snarling traffic across the region and providing the impetus...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Legislative panel approves ‘red flag’ gun bill after fierce testimony from both sides

DENVER – A Colorado legislative panel gave initial approval to a controversial “red flag” bill that allows courts to seize firearms from people considered to be a threat to themselves and others....

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado House hears of testimonty on ‘red flag’ gun bill

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers were poised to give initial approval late Thursday night to a bill that would allow law enforcement officers to seize guns from people considered to be a threat to...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Barbara McLachlan to seek re-election in 2020

Rep. Barbara McLachlan, a Democrat from Durango, will run for re-election in 2020, according to an affidavit submitted last month to the Colorado Secretary of State. McLachlan, a retired teacher,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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