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SUCAP kicking off Head Start building capital campaign

The Southern Ute Community Action Programs (SUCAP), which oversees funding and implementation of the Southern Ute Head Start school program, announced their plans for a capital campaign in May. ...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fundraiser Saturday for softball player's trip to Australia

Family and friends of Emma Candelaria are hosting a spaghetti dinner and fundraiser for her trip to Australia to play softball for America's Team. Suggested donation for the dinner is $10 per...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week: outdoor lightning risk reduction

Outdoors is the most dangerous place to be during a thunderstorm. Each year, nearly all people in the United States who are injured or killed by lightning were involved in an outdoor activity. They...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Thursday's going to be a hot one

Get out your ice cream cones and swimsuits. Temperatures will reach 93 degrees Thursday, said Tom Renwick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. The weekend should...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Durango & Silverton Railroad delays resumption of coal-fired steam engines

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad announced Wednesday it will delay resuming its coal-fired steam train passenger service until at least July 12. The decision is to "ensure guest,...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Casias returns to Southern Ute Tribal Council

"This is a day of celebration," Southern Ute Chairman Christine Sage declared at the swearing in ceremony on Monday, June 18 for Pearl Casias, the newest elected member of the Southern Ute Tribal...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Support for swimming program requested

Bayfield and Ignacio schools are on the forefront of swimming education because all students receive swim lessons during school. Staff from SunUte Community Center came to the meeting of the...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Adverse weather could cause 416 Fire to grow

As hot and dry conditions increase and temperatures climb to the low 90s, fire officials say the 416 Fire 13 miles north of Durango could grow over the next 24 hours. Fire meteorologists forecast...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Summer reading rocks on

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week: lightning medical issues for survivors

The facts about lightning strike victims: In Colorado, nearly a half million cloud-to-ground lightning flashes are documented each year. With millions of visitors and extensive outdoor activities,...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Allison Aichele wins primary for La Plata County treasurer

Incumbent La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele won Tuesday's Democratic primary, beating challenger Tim Walsworth. La Plata County Clerk & Recorder Tiffany Parker said Tuesday evening that the...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Scorching weather to persist, with one possible blip on the radar

Weather forecasters are calling for above-average temperatures and low levels of humidity this week and early next week in Southwest Colorado. They offered one bit of hope for moisture later this...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News