Durango sexual assault nonprofit plans Ignacio office

IGNACIO – Ignacio will get a new sexual assault resource office in December with funding help from the Town Board. The Town Board of Trustees approved a $1,700 funding request to help Durango’s...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Oct. 26-Nov. 1: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday Oct. 26, Badges Against Breast Cancer 5k/1k, Bayfield Marshal’s Office, 1199 Bayfield Parkway. $30/$20 for adults/youth. Register...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Library to show ‘Aladdin’ tonight

Pine River Library will show the 2019 remake of “Aladdin” as part of its monthly “Fresh from the Theaters” series at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. The program...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Mt. Allison Grange to host harvest supper

Mt. Allison Grange will host its annual harvest supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the grange, 2622 County Road 329, approximately 12 miles east of Ignacio. The menu will include ham,...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Democrat announces candidacy in effort to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton

Political newcomer James Iacino, a Democrat, has joined the race to unseat Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., in the 3rd Congressional District in 2020. With his family immigrating to Colorado 117 years...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Rainbow flag sparks controversy at Bayfield Middle School

BAYFIELD – An eighth grade teacher’s decision to hang a rainbow flag and hold a discussion about LGBTQ issues has sparked controversy in the town of Bayfield. Lyn Riley, a teacher at Bayfield...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Meeting the needs of different generations is key to business success

IGNACIO – Your business – from leadership styles to marketing to hiring strategies – needs to be adaptive in today’s multi-generational customer base and workforce. Tim Kirkland, CEO of Renegade...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Report: Former La Plata County priests among those guilty of abuse

Two Catholic priests who worked in Durango and Ignacio had histories of sexual abuse involving young boys that ran deeper than previously publicly known, according to a report released Wednesday...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Federal funds withheld from rural police over immigration fight

Millions of federal dollars are being withheld from local law enforcement agencies, including some in Southwest Colorado, where states or individual communities have butted heads with the U.S....

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Gary Sinise Foundation donates smart home in Bayfield

The Gary Sinise Foundation is holding a “Walls of Honor” event Wednesday in Bayfield to mark the halfway point in the process of donating a smart home to veteran Matthew Slaydon. The Gary Sinise...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Town Board throws support behind library mill levy increase

BAYFIELD – The Bayfield Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to support the Pine River Library’s mill levy increase on the November ballot. Declining oil and gas property tax revenues have taken a...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Deputies in the classroom work to build trust, improve security

BAYFIELD – Eight Bayfield High School students paired up, squared their feet in a fighting stance and clenched their fists into a proper punch. These students weren’t preparing for a fight;...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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