Southern Ute tribe to celebrate its history at tribal fair this weekend

The 99th annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair is bringing back the rodeo for the first time since the fair’s early years in the 1920s. With more than 40 events this weekend, the fair will feature a mix...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Sept. 14-20: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Ignacio FFA Farm Barbecue Cook-off and community dinner, Ignacio Middle School, 222 County Road 320, Ignacio. $10 for adults. 5...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Gable Mountain Pharm to host Pharm Phest on Sept. 14

Gable Mountain Pharm will host the Pharm Phest beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the farm, 558 Vista Lane. The festival will include live music, food, family, beer and libations. The...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Free wood mulch offered on Sept. 14

La Plata County will offer free wood mulch, loaded into vehicles and trailers from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bayfield Convenience Center, 4496 County Road 223. The Bayfield Convenience...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

FFA Farm Barbecue Cook-off Sept. 14 in Ignacio

Ignacio FFA will host the FFA Farm Barbecue Cook-off from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ignacio Middle School. Eight teams will compete for the prize of $1,000. The FFA Booster Club will provide...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Fort Lewis College launching water resource center

Balancing demands on limited water supply is likely to be a persistent problem for the Four Corners as the climate changes and the population grows. The new Four Corners Water Resource Center at...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Democratic U.S. Senate hopefuls start long campaign season in Durango

Some may consider the Front Range a mecca for Colorado state and federal politics. Durango and the Western Slope can often feel shortchanged. But that changed for a few hours Saturday afternoon at...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Climate change impacts on Mesa Verde National Park already apparent, officials say

MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK – Conversations about the impacts of climate change usually focus on what may or may not happen in the future. But at Mesa Verde National Park, the effects of an...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield grapples with how to ‘toot its own horn’

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Town Board earlier this week weighed how exactly to boast about community achievements, wading through the complicated politics of recognition placards on U.S. Highway 160....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Five candidates announce bid for three open seats on Ignacio School Board

Campaign season for Ignacio School Board officially began Tuesday night, with two incumbents and three newcomers announcing their candidacy for three open seats. Ignacio residents will vote Nov. 5...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Middle school student brings restorative justice to Ignacio

IGNACIO – Willow Schulz, an eighth grade volleyball player at Ignacio Middle School, is the youngest certified restorative justice specialist in La Plata County. This fall, Willow hopes to start...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield takes steps toward 21-and-older smoking ordinance

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Board of Trustees this week recommended banning smoking in public parks and raising the legal minimum age for buying tobacco or nicotine products to 21. Recent Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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