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Weather radar in Grand Junction to be refurbished

Beginning Sept. 10, the KGJX WSR-88D radar operated by the NOAA National Weather Service in Grand Junction will experience intermittent outages for seven to 10 days during the refurbishment of the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Suicide prevention campaign to start Saturday

Volunteers and businesses are planning to blanket La Plata County with suicide prevention messages this weekend. "The entire community is coming together - Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio - to...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT replacing culvert on CO 151 east of Ignacio

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor, Tricon 2, will install a new concrete box culvert on Colorado Highway 151, 13 miles east of Ignacio between mile posts 13-14 near Allison....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado folk-rock duo performing Friday in Ignacio

After a long road trip, a Colorado folk duo is landing in Ignacio. It's been more than six years since the husband and wife indie folk-rock duo known as You Knew Me When uprooted from their...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Issues going on ballot

There are already 11 questions we know Colorado voters will get to answer in the November election. In Colorado, it is relatively easy to change the state's ever-changing Constitution, or change...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield marijuana sales will be on November ballot

Voters in the town of Bayfield will decide in November if they want to lift the ban on selling medical and recreational marijuana in town limits. It will be the first local vote on the ban. Town...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio School District improves state rating

The Ignacio School District improved its rating from the Colorado Department of Education for 2018, one of six low-performing districts in the state to earn an upgrade. The ratings come in part...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Prescribed burns planned for San Juan National Forest

The San Juan National Forest has scheduled some prescribed burns beginning in early September. A burn will occur about 20 miles east of Durango and separate burns will occur 4 to 12 miles east of...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Author details disaster in 1918 Minnesota

Fires, illness, conflicts in foreign lands, and distrust of immigrants. Has the United States changed that much between 1918 to 2018? Not really, asserts Curt Brown, the author of "Minnesota 1918:...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Get Carded at Pine River Library

September is Library Card Month! For anyone who doesn't have a library card, September is the time to Get Carded at the library. All patrons need to bring is a photo ID and proof of current...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Horse Fire grows to 90 acres

A confine-and-contain strategy is being used against the Horse Fire, a lightning-started blaze burning in the Horse Creek drainage about 8 miles north of U.S. Highway 160 and Chimney Rock. The...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Gathering of culture, green chile

Green chile and Native American culture will arrive in Ignacio in September. While the Southern Ute Tribal Fair is a huge event that will draw residents from throughout the region for its 98th...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News