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What a Girl Wants Expo is Saturday at fairgrounds

What A Girl Wants Expo is an event featuring all things of interest to women. This year's expo runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. A new event this year is the...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library, schools honoring U.S. Veterans

Two upcoming dinners and programs will honor local veterans and their families for Veterans Day on Sunday. On Friday, Nov. 9, the Ignacio School District invites all veterans and their families to...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio-area voters turn down request for more cemetery funding

Voters in the Ignacio, Allison, Oxford Cemetery District said heck no to a request to increase funding for cemetery maintenance. No votes totaled 870 of the votes cast, or 61 percent, while only...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Voters approve request from Upper Pine River Fire

Voters on Tuesday approved a request to allow the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District to keep the funds it is currently receiving from property taxes. Ballot Issue 7A allows the district to...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield voters approve publishing legal notices on town website

Bayfield voters approved - in preliminary results announced Wednesday morning - a request by the Bayfield Town Board to publish only the titles of legal notices in the local newspaper, then the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library request to raise mill levy falls 10 votes short

A request to raise the mill levy for the Pine River Library District has fallen 10 votes short, according to the final unofficial results released early Wednesday morning. No votes made up 50.11...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield voters say no to pot sales

Bayfield residents will not be able to legally purchase marijuana in town limits, according to the unofficial results from Tuesday night's election. Town residents voted on 2B, allowing for medical...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fifth-graders win YAFL championship

Not only have they played in three youth Super Bowls in three years for the Four Corners Young American Football League, the Bayfield fifth-grade team has now won two of those championship games....

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Election Day: Here's what's happening around La Plata County

The Durango Herald will provide ongoing updates today about election activity in La Plata County. The Pine River Times will report this evening on election issues in Bayfield and Ignacio. Live...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Dealing with painful loss, Bayfield EMT finds his calling

Eleven years ago, Dan Miller tragically lost his toddler son, Thomas. But in his journey to deal with the boy's death, he found his true calling - working as a paramedic and firefighter. "It was a...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

50 dogs delivered to Durango from overcrowded shelter in Texas

Joey needs a forever home by Thanksgiving. The mixed-breed puppy is one of 50 dogs brought to Durango from an overcrowded animal shelter in Edinburg, Texas, to be adopted. The La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Record number of special districts seeking voter relief from Gallagher

Call volume to the Telluride Fire Protection District has climbed 30 percent since 2017, but the busy agency's property-tax supported budget has dropped - to $119,000 next year from $250,000 last...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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