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Divided La Plata Electric board united on vision for exploratory group

Community conversations have honed in on local renewable energy in recent months, and while the issue has traditionally split the La Plata Electric Association Board of Directors, the group found...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

The Good Fight

La Plata County's only boxing gym is proud to be hosting its first amateur bouts next week. Boxing "is more of a life lesson than a sport," said Anthony Archuleta, who owns and runs Ring of...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Winter storm hits Southwest Colorado high country

A winter storm is bringing heavy snow to the high country of Southwest Colorado as expected, with travel restrictions already in place for the mountain passes around Durango. On Coal Bank, Molas...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Sanchez places for IHS on State podium

DENVER - Facing Kobryn Mann, a senior representing Sedgwick County-Fleming, and hungry for his first finals appearance after placing third at both the 2017 and 2016 CHSAA Class 2A State Wrestling...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

2 ot of 3 works for BHS at state

DENVER - If Daniel Westbrook had to lose to anyone at the 2018 CHSAA Class 3A State Wrestling Championships, it was likely he'd fall to the competitor with the most Wild West-sounding name in his...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Wolverines score district play-in win

Uncharacteristically clanking three of four crunch-time free throws during Tuesday night's Intermountain League District Tournament play-in game, Tymbree Florian still managed to come up big - in a...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Grass-roots group forms to change La Plata County's draft land-use codes

A contingent of property owners in La Plata County has formally organized a grass-roots group to change the county's proposed draft land-use codes, which they say impose too many regulations and...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Americans for Prosperity ends campaign against La Plata County's land-use code

Americans for Prosperity has ended its campaign against La Plata County's proposed land-use codes, for now, the group's deputy state director Tamra Farah said Monday. Last month, AFP announced it...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Coal Bank, Molas passes open; Red Mountain Pass still closed

Coal Bank and Molas passes have reopened on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango as of Tuesday morning, but Red Mountain Pass between Silverton and Ouray remained closed as crews perform avalanche...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Veterans honor fallen officers

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS hosting event on adolescent depression

Bayfield High School is hosting its second "Conversation Cafe" next Thursday. The events are "informative conversations on student wellness and suicide risk reduction," according to school staff....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

New office opening at Bayfield Elementary

The first part of two big construction projects for Bayfield schools is open. Administrative staff at Bayfield Elementary School are moving into new offices and a staff workroom. Construction on...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News