County holding reception for retiring staff

La Plata County will hold a farewell reception to honor the service of Assessor Craig Larson, County Manager Joanne Spina, General Services Director Mark McKibben and Senior Services Manager Sheila...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Shares asking for final donations of 2018

Pine River Shares is pleased to announce that a local supporter will match all financial contributions for its sixth annual Food, Friends and Funds drive. All contributions since Nov. 1 and through...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Community celebrates Christmas Eve with Scott family

Hundreds of people gathered on Christmas Eve to sing Christmas songs and provide some holiday cheer for the Scott family. Meeting at the home of a nearby neighbor, they walked to the Scott home and...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

Becky Logan moved into Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield in November because she was looking for a community after years of traveling in an RV. She was drawn to cohousing by the tight-knit...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bobcats defeat Mancos 37-12 in home dual

Christmas Break came perhaps a little faster for his wrestlers than Jordan Larsen would have liked, based on what he witnessed in Ignacio's final wrestling action of the "Old Year." Hosting Mancos...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

Do you ever feel the need for a canine companion while hiking, but just aren't in a place to have a dog of your own? La Plata County Humane Society has you covered. A little-known program hosted by...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Committee distributing petitions to recall Los Pinos board members

Members of a committee to recall all five board members of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District have held four public meetings in Ignacio and Arboles in the past week to tell residents about...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Two sets of Polar Express tickets available in newspaper contests

There will be two more drawings for two passes for the Polar Express on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Contestants need to find five train symbols in ads in the Pine River Times,...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bake sale to benefit Jolean Scott and family

There is a benefit bake sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Brenda's Old West Cafe for Jolean Scott, a Bayfield girl diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, an inoperable brain tumor....

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in Brief

Breakfast with Santa at the Patio Santa Claus will visit the Patio from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday to have breakfast with local diners. Pictures will be available with the big guy, with donations...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Two trucks crash within an hour on Wolf Creek Pass

Two semitrailers crashed within an hour of each other Tuesday morning on Wolf Creek Pass, including one carrying a load of potatoes that spilled onto the highway. The first crash occurred about...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Town of Bayfield raises water, sewer rates

Bayfield town trustees voted to raise water and sewer rates on Tuesday night, but two residents complained a leak in a town water pipe wasted a lot of water this summer in the Clover Meadows...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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