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, 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

School starts soon - is your child fully vaccinated?

In 2004, an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, came to La Plata County, affecting area schools, preschools and daycare facilities. While not life-threatening for adults, serious...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

News in Brief

Be Frank offering weekend to Be Wild The Be Frank Foundation, which offers music and outdoor education to area youth, is offering a Be Wild! event at Cascade Creek on Aug. 8-10 for youth ages 12 to...

DATE: July 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio grocery store now open for business

Ignacio has its grocery store back. The Farmers Fresh Market opened at 6 a.m. Wednesday. Mark Crom served as project manager as the old store was demolished last November and the new store was...

DATE: July 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Celebrating 115 years

San Ignacio Fiesta celebrated a theme of "Get in Gear Celebrating 115 Years" for 2015, so there were numerous floats in Saturday's parade decorated with gears and cogs. This year's Fiesta queen is...

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

$500 reward offered for information on vandalism

The Bayfield School District and Town of Bayfield are offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest in a vandalism incident on July 22 or 23. Someone spraypainted 10 images on stucco...

DATE: July 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Free park entrance offered to for active-duty personnel, vets

Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during August as a result of House Bill 15-1045, signed into law on May 27. "We invite Colorado's military...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Fed requests for water rights raise concerns

The issue of leaving water in streams versus water for people drew comments and concerns at the Durango meeting of the legislature's Water Resources Review Committee on Monday. The committee is...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

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