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EPA: lead, arsenic, other metals are in water from mine spill

On Aug. 7, the EPA had a press conference in Durango, identifying lead, arsenic, cadmium, aluminum, copper and calcium, at varied levels in the Animas River. Approximately 1 million gallons of...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

McPhee gets marina after operator leaves Vallecito

The new McPhee marina was floated into place this week and is expected to open to the public on Saturday. Stan Folsom, of Doc's Outdoor Sports and Recreation, was awarded the commercial marina and...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

New digs

La Plata County has moved forward into a new technological age with the opening of its new administration building. County commissioners and staff held an open house at the newly renovated building...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Lightning starts small fire between Lemon, Vallecito reservoirs

The Columbine Ranger District is monitoring a small lightning-caused fire on National Forest lands between Lemon and Vallecito reservoirs, according to a news release from the U.S. Forest Service....

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio subdivision in works for new Family Dollar store

A new Rock Creek subdivision seems to be moving forward a lot faster than the Rock Creek development just west of Candelaria Heights, which has been in the works for more than 10 years. The new one...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Community college starts medical imaging training

Course offerings will expand this fall when Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC) adds new certificate programs in medical imaging at its east campus in Durango. SCCC will add certificate...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

It's County Fair time!

Independence Day is done. San Ignacio Fiesta is done. So now it's time for the La Plata County Fair. Activities start this weekend with the 4-H horse show on Saturday and 4-H gymkhana on Sunday,...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Trustees debate election strategy

Bayfield town trustees debated at their June 21 meeting whether the town's third attempt to get voter approval for a sales tax increase will be helped or hurt by being on the same ballot this...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

Saturday, Aug. 1 Saturday with the Wolves, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Five Branches Campground in Vallecito. Annual visit with animals from Wolfwood Refuge, wolfwoodrefuge.org. Dwight Yoakam, live at Sky...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Entry is free Monday to all state parks

Colorado Parks and Wildlife marks Colorado Day, the commemoration of Colorado's acceptance into statehood, with free park entrance at all 42 state parks on Monday, Aug. 3. "Colorado Day is an...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Oil, gas commission meeting in Durango

La Plata County will host a meeting between the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) and local governments in Southwest Colorado to discuss the COGCC's upcoming rulemaking. The...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Fun for Fiesta

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

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