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Pine River Library to host Zucchini Extravaganza

If you have a hankering for courgettes, then Bayfield is the place to be this weekend. In addition to the 2018 Tour de Farms, local groups are hosting the fourth annual Zucchini Extravaganza. At...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bobcat football ready to go for 2018

Ignacio High school football isn't on life support, according to head coach Alfonso "Ponch" Garcia. He said it's alive and hitting hard. "It's been going great; the kids have responded so well,"...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fair celebrates 70 years of fun

The annual La Plata County Fair filled Durango with livestock, crashing cars, garden produce and live music for another year. The Fassett family had an exceptionally good fair, with Maryann winning...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Kids at La Plata County Fair reap massive benefits at Junior Livestock Sale

Cows, goats, pigs and sheep decorated in flowers, glitter and ribbons stole the spotlight Saturday night at the Junior Livestock Sale at the La Plata County Fair. Participants in the stock auction,...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

'Matriarch' of La Plata County Fair has no plans to retire

No one loves the La Plata County Fair as much as Emma Shock. As the 70th year of the annual event closes down, the 92-year-old says goodbye to one of her favorite parts of the year. "Christmas is...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Family, community keep Allison Garage humming

If there's a secret to longevity and success in a small business, the Simons family, who have run Allison Garage for 50 years, certainly have found it. Heading down Colorado 151, just before you...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Asleep at the Wheel returns to Community Concert Hall Sunday

Asleep at the Wheel, the 10-time Grammy award-winning band revered for sustaining Texas-based Western Swing, returns to the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College on Sunday, Aug. 12 for a...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute tribal members remember lifelong activist

Sage Remington, a passionate Native American activist who lived in Ignacio, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018. He was 76 years old. Remington, a member of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, constantly...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Treasurer candidate files campaign finance complaint against opponent

The Republican challenger in the La Plata County treasurer's race has filed a complaint with the Colorado Secretary of State's Office against his opponent, Allison Aichele, asking for a complete...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Archuleta County tells BP no

With a cadre of neighbors saying "four wells is enough," Archuleta County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously voted against a request by BP to drill a fifth well in a 640-acre section of land near...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Local girl wins 2 top honors in sheep show

A year - or multiple years - of hard work concluded Wednesday night at the sheep show at the La Plata County Fair. Maryann Fassett was thrilled to win both the grand champion and reserved grand...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County Fair schedule

The 2018 La Plata County Fair will be held Wednesday through Sunday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. For more information, call 382-6465. Wednesday 4 p.m.: La Plata County 4-H sheep...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News