Chuck Wagon Cook-off brings sense of camaraderie

Under the shade of a grove of trees south of the La Plata County Fairgrounds, six teams assembled with their chuck wagons on Saturday morning to prepare a traditional Western meal. Two...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Arizona man spends night clinging to life vest in Vallecito Reservoir

An Arizona man in his early 20s was rescued Tuesday morning from Vallecito Reservoir after spending the night clinging to a life vest. Roy Vreeland, deputy chief with the Upper Pine River Fire...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Woman calls off search for Dylan Redwine's remains

A community search for Dylan Redwine's remains northeast of Vallecito Reservoir has been called off after his father's arrest. The eight-day search was scheduled to start Friday and conclude Aug....

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado residents urged to get bear smart

In response to recent bear conflicts in Colorado, including close encounters, home invasions and an attack on a camper in Boulder County, Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges residents to get educated...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Austin's Kyle Park to premier new concert event at La Plata County Fair

Establishing a new tradition, the La Plata County Fair is set to host a special concert event Friday night of the fair, Aug. 11, featuring up-and-coming Country headliner Kyle Park. Special guest...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio celebrates 117th annual Fiesta

Parade floats, candy and smoked brisket fueled the tradition of family fun at the San Ignacio Fiesta on Saturday. "Fiesta is about bringing lots of different people together," said Selina Gallero,...

DATE: July 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ready to Fiesta?

Ignacio will celebrate the annual San Ignacio Fiesta Saturday and Sunday. The 117th annual event starts with the Fiesta parade at 10 a.m. Saturday on Goddard Avenue. This year's parade theme is...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Intermediate School on track to open in 2018

That pounding sound that neighbors of the new Bayfield Intermediate School had to listen to this summer was for a good cause. To build a stable foundation for the new school on Oak Drive, FCI...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

July block party finishes summer events

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Sacred Space opens in Bayfield

Sacred Space, "a place of love, light and grace" opened this summer in downtown Bayfield. Owner Crystal Andasola has run the business for 13 years and has been conducting spiritual readings for...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Sheriff Smith: 'No stone left unturned' in Redwine investigation

La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said Tuesday afternoon at a news conference about the grand jury indictment of Mark Redwine that "no stone was left unturned" in the investigation of the death of...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Don't worry, it's not loaded

The Pine River Heritage Museum has received an explosive gift. Well, not really. It's actually empty. Monica Smith found the World War II-era bomb when she was cleaning up her 17-acre property this...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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