Investigators conclude Burro Fire likely human-caused

The 2018 Burro Fire that torched 4,600 acres of the San Juan National Forest northeast of Dolores and cost more than $3 million to fight was likely human-caused, according to a completed...

DATE: June 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Eating healthier made easier in Ignacio for those on food assistance

Anyone eligible for government food assistance can get up to $20 per day of free produce at Farmers Fresh Market in Ignacio. Farmers Fresh staff began offering Double Up Food Bucks to customers...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Town wants to know: Does Bayfield need better internet service?

The town of Bayfield wants to know how long residents wait for web pages to load. The town is surveying residents and businesses about the quality of their internet service to determine if the town...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Talk about Town: Investigation Discovery to air show about Dylan Redwine

“Still a Mystery,” a television show on Investigation Discovery , will air an episode tonight about Dylan Redwine’s murder. Mark Redwine, Dylan’s father, is accused of killing the 13-year-old boy...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Trial date set in lawsuit accusing Durango train of starting 416 Fire

A trial date has been set in the lawsuit filed by residents and business owners against the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, which they accuse of starting the 416 Fire. The lawsuit, filed...

DATE: June 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Rep. Scott Tipton navigates new territory: A Democratic-controlled House

WASHINGTON – Congressional representatives filtered in throughout the hearing, with strategically placed aides along the edges of the room ready to prep them on the pertinent details. Rep. Scott...

DATE: June 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

When will Forest Service name cause of 416 Fire?

Three-hundred and sixty-five days after that fateful day, the U.S. Forest Service has still not named the cause of the 416 Fire. “It’s a shame we don’t have the results of the investigation into...

DATE: June 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango Herald Boys Athlete of the Year: Bayfield High’s David Hawkins

David Hawkins burst onto the high school sports landscape in La Plata County as a freshman. Four years later, his impact on Bayfield High School athletics was undeniable. Hawkins was all over the...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango Herald Girls Athlete of the Year: Bayfield High’s Jordan Lanning

A year after breaking a state-meet record in the high jump, expectations weighed on the shoulders of Bayfield High School track and field star Jordan Lanning. She shrugged off the pressure and...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Former Bayfield primary school to fill up with nonprofits, clinic

The former Bayfield Primary School will soon be bustling again with students, children, health care providers and nonprofit volunteers. New organizations and nonprofits are moving into the former...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignite Gymnastics opening in Ignacio

Ignacio kids and teens have a new place to hone their gymnastics and wresting skills at the Education Literacy Health Inspiration Community Center. Longtime gymnastics coach Elizabeth Herring...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place the week of June 1-7: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Community Yard Sale, Pine Valley Church, 1328 County Road 501, Bayfield. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Friends of the...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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