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416 Fire is 45 percent contained

Favorable weather conditions have helped slow the 416 Fire, allowing firefighters to shift their focus from fire suppression to repairing areas damaged during firefighting efforts. At the same...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Vacancy open on school board Bayfield School District is accepting applications for a director position on the board of education. Please email letters of interest and qualifications to...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College announces new season

The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College will once again bring the world to Durango, featuring an eclectic mix of performers from the far reaches of the globe as well as from across the...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT starting roadwork Monday night on U.S. 160

Two road projects will start Monday, one on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango and another - which was postponed due to the 416 Fire - on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango. CDOT and Four Corners...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Virginia indie-folk group taking stage Saturday in Bayfield

With a mother who taught violin lessons and a dad who played classic rock guitar, "we had these two worlds collide, and somehow we all landed in the middle with the folk music," Jenni Hunt said...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

No fireworks, but Fourth still shines in Bayfield

There was no fireworks show, but Independence Day revelers still jammed into downtown Bayfield on Wednesday for the town's annual events. A large crowd filled Mill Street for the parade, and...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bus service to Grand Junction connects with state bus lines

Bus service from Durango and Grand Junction is now being integrated with the state "Bustang" network. Southern Ute Community Action Programs is still the operator of the service, which currently is...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield teen found dead Monday

A 17-year-old girl died by suicide around 11:30 a.m. Monday in Bayfield, said La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith. Smith declined to identify the teenager Monday night, saying she wanted to protect...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Abandoned boat found crashed on road north of Vallecito Reservoir

An abandoned boat was found in the middle of the road Saturday night just north of Vallecito Reservoir. The marooned vessel was reported on County Road 501 near the intersection with Mushroom Lane,...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Cortez shooting fireworks July 4, Farmington on Tuesday

Folks who want to see fireworks this year will have to hit the highway for a roadtrip. Vallecito, Bayfield, Durango, Pagosa Springs, Mancos, and Silverton have postponed their shows this year,...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Jonathan Rudolph graduates from Air Force Academy

Jonathan Rudolph, the son of Peter and Lynne Rudolph and the grandson of Alfred and Anne Rudolph, graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Hunter's Run Golf Course closes after 25 years

Hunter's Run Golf Course, after nearly 25 years in business, has closed while the longtime owners try to find a buyer to take over operations in Oxford. Owner Robert Hardaway has owned the...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News