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Montezuma commissioners declare county a gun sanctuary

Montezuma County commissioners on Thursday declared the county a gun sanctuary in response to a proposed gun control law in the Colorado Legislature. About 150 people filled the commissioners’...

DATE: March 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Shop class stars strut their stuff at regional competition

Seth Thornburg, 17, a senior at Durango High School, is pretty handy with a miter saw and a router – skills enhanced in carpentry and woodworking classes. Seth and 85 other students from five...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Adrenaline junkies to tell their stories at Durango Diaires

Durango Diaries, the biweekly storyteller series hosted by The Durango Herald , will be held Wednesday with three self-professed “adrenaline junkies” who will talk about what motivates them to find...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Stormy week expected in Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado can expect an unsettled wet week ahead, with three storms expected to bring rain to river valleys and snow to San Juan Mountains. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

New director tapped to lead Ignacio nonprofit after funding cuts

A large nonprofit that provides social services in Ignacio has a new executive director who plans to focus on rebuilding the organization after major funding cuts. Lori Niewold started as...

DATE: March 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

March library events

Pine River Library 395 Bayfield Center Drive, in Bayfield. Contact: 884-2222, www.prlibrary.org . March 4, 6 p.m.: Classic Movie Monday. “My Pal Trigger” (1946). March 5, 5:30 p.m.: Bayfield...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio community members launch first LGBTQ+ organization in the area

While many are becoming more accepting of the LGBTQ+ community, youth suicide rates are around three to six times more likely to occur with those who identify as a sexual minority. This is one of...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

Today Office hours with La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff, 10-11:30 a.m., Ignacio Community Library, 563-9287, www.ignaciolibrary.org. Tuesday Bayfield Town Board meeting, 7 p.m.,...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Youth soccer registration underway

Registration for youth soccer through the Bayfield Parks and Recreation Department is ongoing through March 22. The program is for children in third grade through eighth grade, and the league runs...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Learn about Islam at library

More than one fifth of the world’s population follows Islam, the fastest growing religion. Join Dennis Aronson, Ph.D., for a presentation on “Understanding Islam” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Local student art on display at Pine River Library

In honor of March’s designation as National Youth Art Month, the Pine River Library will host an exhibition of art by Bayfield Middle and High School students from the classrooms of Kari Pepper and...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

MORP offers apple grafting class at library

Join the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 9, at Pine River Library to learn the valuable skill of grafting, and take home four heritage apple trees...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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