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Outdoors industry taps into Southern Ute methane capture project

When Wyoming-based and California-based organizations decided to reduce their carbon footprints, they turned to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s methane capture project to balance their...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute council appoints new Growth Fund director

Shane Seibel started in his new role as executive director of the Southern Ute Growth Fund this week. The Growth Fund operates and manages the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s businesses and business...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Durango and Bayfield catch rain for education

Andrew Trujillo, a Pine River Garden Club board member, peered into the murky depths of a 50 gallon barrel of captured rainwater at Pine River Library Community Garden in Bayfield June 28. About...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place July 13-19: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Town of Ignacio Board meeting, Abel F. Atencio Municipal Complex, 570 Goddard Ave., 563-9494, www.colorado.gov/ignacio . 9:10 a.m....

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Tri-State votes to pursue federal regulation, despite requests for delay

Tri-State Generation and Transmission, Southwest Colorado’s electricity supplier, voted Tuesday to pursue federal regulation of its rates, despite a request by electrical co-op members and state...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Living with Wildlife Advisory Board wants to stick to facts in wolf discussion

As the discussion of whether wolves should be reintroduced into Colorado heats up, La Plata County’s Living with Wildlife Advisory Board wants to stay true to the facts in its executive summary to...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Momentum 24/7 Fitness opens new building in Bayfield

BAYFIELD – Momentum 24/7 Fitness finally opened the doors to its new, 10,000-square-foot building in Bayfield, bringing gym owners, Rayburn and Kira Gosney, into a new era as small business owners....

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Chamber ensemble to play concert at Pine River Library on Thursday

In collaboration with Music in the Mountains, the Pine River Library will host a special all-ages outdoor concert by the chamber ensemble “Russian Riot” from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, on the...

DATE: July 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

What’s next for D&SNG in $25 million federal lawsuit?

It took more than a year for the U.S. Forest Service to announce the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad was the cause of the 416 Fire and on the hook for $25 million for firefighting costs,...

DATE: July 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Almost two weeks later, woman swept away in stream remains missing

Monday marked the 12th day since a Louisiana woman was swept away in a high-mountain stream outside Silverton. Search and rescue officials said Monday morning the woman remains missing. Tessie...

DATE: July 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Homeowner shoots, kills bear in Vallecito

A homeowner in Vallecito on Sunday shot a bear displaying aggressive behavior and little fear of people, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. CPW spokesman Joe Lewandowski said the bear killed...

DATE: July 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata Electric Association requests buyout estimate from Tri-State

La Plata Electric Association is requesting an estimate of how much it will cost to exit its contract with Tri-State Generation and Transmission. LPEA has been exploring alternatives to purchasing...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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