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Tiffany church nominated to county’s historic register

A Catholic church in Tiffany has been nominated to be included on La Plata County’s historic register. The county’s “Historic Preservation Review Committee” unanimously nominated the church on...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Aztec man charged after chase, crash into sheriff’s vehicle

An Aztec man who allegedly led police on a miles-long high-speed chase and crashed into a sheriff’s deputy earlier this month has been charged with two felonies. Law enforcement say Wade Anderson,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Roofer who scammed dozens sentenced to prison

A fraudulent roofer who scammed more than a dozen La Plata County residents out of thousands of dollars each was sentenced Thursday in Grand Junction to eight years in prison after being found...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield High School football looks to next generation

Questions abound about Bayfield High School’s football team this season, but eighth-year head coach Gary Heide is ready to answer. The Wolverines will enter the 2019 season with a slew of new...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Veterans to lead Ignacio High School football

Battered, bruised and again bested by superior Class 1A Southern Peaks League powers, Ignacio High School’s 2018 football campaign went probably about as casual prep-football fans would have...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ignacio schools deem active-shooter training a success

IGNACIO – Law enforcement and emergency responders practiced what they would do if a shooter targeted the Ignacio School District – with school staff joining in on the exercise for the first time....

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Conditions too risky to continue prescribed burn on Southern Ute reservation

The fire management branch of the Southern Ute Agency stopped a prescribed burn Monday on reservation land because of risky weather and fuel conditions. The tribal agency began the burn planned for...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

KSUT joins with Dream Warriors to connect tribal youth to the arts

IGNACIO – On Monday, KSUT public radio started the first “Awakening the Warrior Within” program in Ignacio, connecting local Native American youth to hip-hop artists, singers and spoken word poets....

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Ute tribe and Ignacio receive economic investment from state

IGNACIO – Gov. Jared Polis and state officials announced Tuesday at Ignacio Community Library that the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and town of Ignacio will receive economic development assistance as...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio, Bayfield schools focus on improvement after state testing

The Colorado Department of Education has released spring testing results, prompting the Ignacio and Bayfield school districts to focus on improving student growth during the coming school year. ...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Future of transfer stations in Bayfield and Marvel in question

As La Plata County continues to struggle to provide services amid budget declines, big changes might be coming to the transfer stations in Bayfield and Marvel, where rural residents are now able to...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield High School cross-country to contend in 2019

Bayfield High School head cross-country coach Josh Walton didn’t say specifically his team could run in the league rulers’ shoes. But he didn’t indicate that he felt it couldn’t, either. “In the...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

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