Sex offender back in custody

William Ed Vollert, a sex offender who has been classified as a sexually violent predator, is back in custody. Vollert was arrested April 2 for violating conditions of his patrol, according to a...

DATE: April 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Foul play not suspected in gunshot death

La Plata County Sheriff's Office said on Friday that no foul play is suspected in a shooting last weekend that resulted in the death of Stacy Fuller Pazell of Vallecito. Pazell suffered a gunshot...

DATE: April 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Senior Center lunch menus

Pine River Senior Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays (BYO lunch, potluck on first Tuesday of the month), Wednesdays, and Fridays. Hot lunch is served at noon on Wednesday and Friday....

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Some locals seek remake of old Ignacio school

Some local residents have a vision for Ignacio's old elementary school downtown, currently serving as the interim high school. They want the school to become Ignacio's equivalent of the Smiley...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Airport dominates Ignacio forum

Plans for a new terminal at the Durango-La Plata Airport dominated discussion when the county commissioners held a community forum in Ignacio last week. Ignacio area resident Charles MacKown...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Commissioners, BLM manager discuss fairgrounds

La Plata County Commissioners have talked about and studied moving the fairgrounds out of Durango since the early 1990s. They discussed it again on March 25 with Bureau of Land Management Tres...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Mesa Verde beckons to locals, too

How many times have you been to Mesa Verde? Lots? Me too. People come here from all over the world to wonder at the remains from around 900 years ago, while familiarity can breed yawns in us...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

BLM defends resource plan

Bureau of Land Management Area Field Manager Connie Clementson defended her agency's Resource Management Plan in a meeting with La Plata County officials on March 25. The recently approved plan has...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield school bond vote could happen in 2016

Bayfield School District voters approved extension of an existing bond issue in 2012, to build the now completed addition at the high school and the new BHS baseball field that will have its grand...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Vallecito recognized by FireWise

FireWise of Southwest Colorado had some big things to celebrate at its bimonthly meeting on March 24, with three national awards, including one for Vallecito. Smokey Bear was on hand to present...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio High School third quarter honor roll, 2014-2015

SENIORS: 4.4 David Cooper; 4.2 Adison Jones, Tyler Riepel; 4.0 Marillee Cotton, Alicia Naranjo; 3.9 Dynesha Drake; 3.8 July Stricherz; 3.7 James Ballew; 3.3 Mitchell Abendroth, Abriana Baker-Silva,...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Upcoming Vallecito Firewise events and grants

Vallecito Firewise will hold a wildfire preparation day on May 2, focusing on reflective home address signs for $12, or $14 for a double-sided sign. Call or email Ruth McKee at...

DATE: April 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

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