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Author details disaster in 1918 Minnesota

Fires, illness, conflicts in foreign lands, and distrust of immigrants. Has the United States changed that much between 1918 to 2018? Not really, asserts Curt Brown, the author of "Minnesota 1918:...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Horse Fire grows to 90 acres

A confine-and-contain strategy is being used against the Horse Fire, a lightning-started blaze burning in the Horse Creek drainage about 8 miles north of U.S. Highway 160 and Chimney Rock. The...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Gathering of culture, green chile

Green chile and Native American culture will arrive in Ignacio in September. While the Southern Ute Tribal Fair is a huge event that will draw residents from throughout the region for its 98th...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County commissioners get zoning tutorial

The saga of whether zoning will be adopted in La Plata County may have entered the beginning of its end stage Wednesday. Commissioners kicked off a series of four work sessions that is expected to...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Law enforcement catches fugitive in Gem Village area

A man who was arrested in the Gem Village area Tuesday on suspicion of a carjacking in New Mexico was identified Wednesday. David Garcia, 36, is being held at La Plata County jail and is being...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Righteous anger: Wolverines devastate 5A Farmington, 54-13

Looking ahead to his team's Aug. 31 trip to Blanding, Utah, Gary Heide exhorted his Bayfield bunch to "go in there with the same chip on your shoulder" as they did on the 24th entering Farmington's...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Primary School open for learning

With the flutter of a purple ribbon, Bayfield Primary School opened Monday night for kindergarten through second-grade students. On Tuesday, approximately 105 kindergartners, 107 first-graders and...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Connecticut man dies Saturday on Vallecito Creek Trail

A Norfolk, Connecticut, man died from a suspected heart attack late Saturday afternoon on Vallecito Creek Trail. La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith identified the man as Harold Amyotte, 55. Amyotte...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Repairs force drainage of Groundhog Reservoir; no bag limit on fish

Malfunctioning dam equipment discovered this week at Groundhog Reservoir has forced Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. to begin draining the lake in order to make repairs, officials report. As a...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Intermediate School is ready for students

Along with new backpacks and new shoes, students at Bayfield Intermediate School will have a new school on Tuesday. Bayfield Elementary also has been renovated to house kindergarten through second...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Broadcaster signs off on amazing career

As battered and bruised as the Bayfield players appeared following their 28-20 defeat of Kersey Platte Valley for the 2015 CHSAA Class 2A State Football Championship, lost in the party was the fact...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BP looks to pull out of Southwest Colorado, northern New Mexico

BP American Production Co. is contemplating pulling out of the San Juan Basin natural gas and oil field in what could be another devastating hit to the economy in Southwest Colorado and northern...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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