Branded Embroidery offers personal touch

OK, they don't really do branding, but Branded Embroidery can whip out everything from baby items with a name and a cute animal to heavy-duty workwear with a company logo. Owner Shannon Story of...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

CPW to host telephone town halls to gather input for structure on big game seasons

DENVER - Colorado Parks and Wildlife's current five-year Big Game Season Structure expires at the end of 2019, and the agency wants input to develop the succeeding five-year plan. CPW invites...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Billy Goat, Patio hosting events for Snowdown

While most of Snowdown's events take place in Durango, the Billy Goat Saloon and Patio Restaurant are hosting events in Gem Village and Ignacio, while the Southern Colorado Community Action Agency...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Schools, communities respond to Towaoc teenagers' deaths

Two Montezuma-Cortez Middle School students died by suicide this weekend, and two high school students attempted suicide in the past week, shaking the neighboring communities of Towaoc and Cortez....

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

BHS boys gut out 62-56 win over Mean Moose

Making more free throws (13) during the fourth quarter than visiting Alamosa did the entire game (10), the Bayfield boys held off a furious AHS rally and re-built up a nine-point advantage en route...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Worker dies in explosion at natural gas site in Southwest Colorado

A 47-year-old New Mexico man died earlier this month after an explosion at a natural-gas well site located in southern La Plata County. According to state records, Randy Yellowman was working as a...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield girl loses struggle against brain cancer

Jolean Scott, a Bayfield girl diagnosed in August with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, died Monday with her family at her side. Jolean is remembered as an active, lively girl who zoomed around...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Coffee and a smile to go

For those who need an extra jolt of caffeine on their way to work, the Coffee Merchant is happy to oblige. Owner Penny Merchant opened her coffee truck in August, wheeling it around to farmers...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Report: Tax increase needed to keep La Plata County afloat

With oil and natural gas not expected to bounce back anytime soon, it appears only a tax increase to county residents can save La Plata County's declining operating budget, according to a long-term...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southwest Colorado to get a permanent weather radar system

It's official: A permanent weather radar system for Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners is on its way. Recently, the Colorado Department of Local Affairs awarded $1.7 million in funding for a...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Wild Country performing with Chevel Shepherd

Bayfield's favorite country band has scored a big gig - performing with new star Chevel Shepherd when she plays her free homecoming concert on Jan. 26 at the Farmington Civic Center. Last month,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Shutdown's impacts hit Southwest Colorado

Southwest Colorado is feeling the effects of the partial government shutdown as it enters its 26th day - the longest shutdown in U.S. history. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday sent a letter...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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