Ignacio Town Board weighs in on propositions CC, DD

IGNACIO – The Ignacio Town Board voted Monday to support Proposition DD on the November ballot but stalled on supporting Proposition CC. Voters are set to vote Nov. 5 on two funding measures...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Rep. Scott Tipton says he prioritizes his district over impeachment

The launch of an impeachment inquiry last month sparked concerns for Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., as it relates to the timing of the inquiry and what it means for the prioritization of issues...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield man accused of having child pornography is arrested

A Bayfield man accused of sexual exploitation of a child is being held in the La Plata County Jail on $25,000 bail as prosecutors determine whether to file formal charges. Durango police detective...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio school board candidates compete for votes at forum

IGNACIO – School board candidates competed for votes Monday at a forum, and they highlighted improving communication as a top priority for the Ignacio School District. Five candidates – two...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Oct. 19-26: 8:45 a.m. Saturday Oct. 19, Yoga for All, Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Bayfield community fruit harvest, Eagle...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Free folk concert Saturday at library

Local Durango singer-songwriter and fly fishing guide Thom Chacon will play his soulful Americana and folk tunes at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive....

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Economic Alliance Summit to take place Oct. 23

The 13th Annual Economic Alliance Summit will take place Oct. 23 at Sky Ute Casino Resort. The day-long business conference, themed “Forward Together!” will create an opportunity for the community...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield to harvest fruit for food justice and bear safety

Pine River Valley residents will get their fill of fruit Saturday during Bayfield’s first-ever Fruit Community Harvest. The event features quintessential autumn activities, like tree gleaning,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Proposed budget includes funding for new autopsy room

The La Plata County Coroner’s Office space crunch issues might soon be coming to an end. In its proposed 2020 budget, La Plata County proposes to fund a new autopsy room for the Coroner’s Office by...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Public insurance option could lower costs for Connect for Health customers

The state of Colorado proposed an insurance option this week that could offer relief to residents paying some of the highest insurance premiums. The new public insurance option could lower premium...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Woman killed, man injured Friday evening in Archuleta County explosion and fire

An explosion and fire Friday evening in Archuleta County killed a woman, injured a man, destroyed a detached garage and damaged an adjacent home, according to law enforcement. Archuleta County...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

High school students make ‘cents’ out of finances

IGNACIO – Jumping around turned into lessons about earning money, and how to eventually retire early, during a financial literacy activity this week at Ignacio Middle School. TBK Bank brought The...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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