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Hesperus Ski Area opens with 21-inch base, more on the way

Hesperus Ski Area has finally received enough snow to open for the season, a spokeswoman for the ski area said Monday. With a base of 21 inches of snow and another 15 inches forecast over the next...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Stolen car suspect leads police on 22-mile chase from Ignacio to Durango

A 21-year-old man from New Mexico was arrested Sunday on suspicion of stealing a car at the Sky Ute Casino Resort and leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase that ended in Durango. Michael...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

County working to remove snow, offers tips on winter driving

During the winter months, snow removal is the primary responsibility of the La Plata County Road and Bridge Department. To keep over 600 miles of county roads clear, County Road and Bridge crews...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

More snow expected late Monday, early Tuesday

It's only fitting that the last day of 2018 - which was one of the worst drought years in recorded history - ends on a snowy note. Dennis Phillips, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

2018: a year of highs and lows in Bayfield and Ignacio

Sometimes, the words of the Grateful Dead come to mind when it's time to write the annual year-in-review story. "What a long, strange trip it's been." January More than 200 rural residents jammed...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Snow expected to slow down Friday night

As the biggest snowstorm of the season, several cars slid off U.S. Highway 160 and 550 on Friday. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Jacob Dunlap said only four minor weather-related crashes were...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Snow continuing, low temperatures on the way

After the snow comes the cold - at least that's the forecast for the rest of this year for Southwest Colorado. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the San Juan...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Shares asking for final donations of 2018

Pine River Shares is pleased to announce that a local supporter will match all financial contributions for its sixth annual Food, Friends and Funds drive. All contributions since Nov. 1 and through...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Community celebrates Christmas Eve with Scott family

Hundreds of people gathered on Christmas Eve to sing Christmas songs and provide some holiday cheer for the Scott family. Meeting at the home of a nearby neighbor, they walked to the Scott home and...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

Do you ever feel the need for a canine companion while hiking, but just aren't in a place to have a dog of your own? La Plata County Humane Society has you covered. A little-known program hosted by...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Foutz pins 5 opponents, BHS takes 2nd at Piedra Vista

FARMINGTON -Voting for Outstanding Upper-weight Wrestler must have more or less concluded by the time John Foutz stepped onto the mat Saturday, Dec. 22, for his final match at Farmington Piedra...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Committee distributing petitions to recall Los Pinos board members

Members of a committee to recall all five board members of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District have held four public meetings in Ignacio and Arboles in the past week to tell residents about...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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