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Glenn Tinnin’s photos on display at library

Pine River Library is currently showing the work of local photographer Glenn Tinnin, and will host an artist reception with refreshments from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at the library,...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Tri-State turns down hundreds of millions in renewable energy investment

Guzman Energy, a private power provider, wants to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to build renewable energy generation that would serve residents in Southwest Colorado and beyond. However,...

DATE: May 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Annual spring book, bake and yard sale Saturday in Bayfield

The Friends of the Library annual Spring Book, Bake and Yard Sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Looking to stock up on...

DATE: May 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

“Chasing Denali” author to talk about search for truth

Ignacio Community Library will host the “Chasing Denali” author visit from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, at the library, 470 Goddard Ave. The history of mountaineering began on Denali with the...

DATE: May 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

County information technology and GIS offices move to courthouse

The La Plata County information technology and GIS offices have moved from the Old Main Post Office to the basement of the La Plata County Courthouse, 1060 East Second Ave. To access these offices,...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Man found dead in La Plata County Jail

Sheriff’s deputies found a man dead in the La Plata County Jail on Sunday, prompting an investigation by the Durango Police Department, the county coroner said. A 21-year-old inmate died by...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango Area Tourism Office, former director agree on separation

The Durango Area Tourism Office and its former executive director, Frank Lockwood, have issued a joint news release saying his departure was “a mutual decision based on a difference of opinion...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Library Summer reading program is out of this world

The Pine River Library Summer Reading Program is expanding to new universes this year – it’s now a S.T.R.E.A.M. (Summer Technology Reading Engineering Arts Math) program. This year, the library...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Monopolies drive health care costs in Southwest Colorado

A slew of new state measures could help lower health care costs in Southwest Colorado, where hospital monopolies are associated with high insurance prices. A recent report by Colorado Health...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County hires community development director

La Plata County has hired a community development director, nearly four months after the resignation of Planning Director Jason Meininger. In February , Meininger announced he planned to resign,...

DATE: May 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service sued over decision to use chain saws in wilderness areas

A coalition of conservation groups has sued the U.S. Forest Service for its recent decision to allow chain saws for trail work in two wilderness areas in Southwest Colorado. The Forest Service...

DATE: May 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio High grads encouraged to pursue meaningful work

The Ignacio High School class of 2019 received their diplomas Saturday to the sound of raucous applause and confetti cannons. The 37 graduates were encouraged by science teacher Stephen Morris to...

DATE: May 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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