Steering for a blue ribbon at the La Plata County Fair

Since December, 11-year-old Ryan Jack has spent two to three hours a day with her steer, Prince. She walks him twice a day for exercise, monitors his diet and brushes and trims his hair. "There's...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield woman dies from gunshot wound

A 64-year-old Bayfield woman was found dead Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith said Tove Westwood was found by family members around 9:20 a.m. at her...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Good times flow at Pine River Brewfest

The inaugural Pine River Brewfest filled Eagle Park in downtown Bayfield with people, beer, barbecue and live music on Saturday. People's choice for best brewer went to WildEdge Brewing Collective...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Durango Fiesta Days royalty crowned

Times staff report This year's Durango Fiesta Days Queen is Maddie Story, 17, of Bayfield. "It's been something I've been dreaming about being since I was eight years old, when I was junior...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield woman dies in motorcycle crash south of Silverton

A 58-year-old Bayfield woman died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Thursday morning 7 miles south of Silverton on U.S. Highway 550. Kathryn Tucker was traveling northbound on a 2013...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Sundance Head, 'The Voice' winner, coming to Durango

For the second year, there will be live music at the upcoming La Plata County Fair. And this year's performer comes with a pretty serious résumé. Soul country singer Sundance Head, who won the...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Archuleta Planning Commission votes down BP request

Some neighbors in the vicinity of Archuleta County Road 988 aren't thrilled about a special exception that BP is requesting to construct a fifth wellpad on a 640-acre section of land near Allison....

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Low numbers leave Ignacio varsity football in jeopardy in 2018

Ignacio High School may not have varsity football in 2018. One day after Gunnison High School announced it would not play Class 2A varsity football this year because of a lack of participation,...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Lions celebrating 65th year

The Bayfield Lions Club is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2018 All current and past members of the club are invited to the club's annual steak fry at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. In the past...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Brews, barbecue, music will fill Eagle Park Saturday

The Bottom Shelf Brewery and the Be Frank Foundation are teaming up to host Pine River Brew Fest from noon to 7:30 on Saturday, Aug. 4. All proceeds will support the students and families in the Be...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield water smells bad, for now

A combination of full water storage tanks, warm water temperatures and a power surge that knocked out an aerator in the tanks has resulted in some smelly water in Bayfield for the past few weeks....

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

After third offense, Durango man fined $1,000 for feeding bears

A Durango man has been ticketed for intentionally feeding bears - for the third time in eight years - resulting in a $1,000 fine and a likelihood the bears will have to be euthanized. "You just...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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