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OzFest raises $7,000 for children battling cancer

In spite of a microburst of wind that knocked over tents Saturday and blew away the grill, OzFest rocked on. Saturday's second annual music festival in Joe Stephenson Park raised $6,800 for local...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

5 things you need to know about today's primary election

Today is the primary election - a day when voters will decide who will move on to the General Election in November. Only one race is contested in La Plata County: the county treasurer. Incumbent...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fire officials warn of increase in smoke behavior

Fire officials working on the 416 Fire 13 miles north of Durango warn that an increase in temperatures and dry and hot conditions could create a higher chance of smoke dispersal along U.S. Highway...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

KSUT enters final stretch of capital campaign for new studio space

KSUT Public Radio has about three months to finish raising money for its three-phase capital campaign, which will include a new studio with improved programming and an endowment fund. KSUT must...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County treasurer faces $66,500 fine for late financial disclosures

La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele faces a $66,500 fine from the state of Colorado for failing to properly file financial disclosures that date back to her 2014 campaign. The Secretary of...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Chimney Rock National Monument opens again to visitors

Chimney Rock National Monument re-opened on Friday after the San Juan National Forest opened back up for public use. All guided and audio-guided interpretive tours will resume as scheduled, with a...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Burro Fire grows slightly to 3,771 acres; containment drops

The Burro Fire east of Dolores grew this weekend, and crews continued to check containment lines on its northwestern and southern sides. An infrared mapping flight about 10:51 p.m. Saturday showed...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Democrats square off for La Plata County treasurer in primary

Two Democrats are vying for La Plata County treasurer - the only locally contested race in the June primary election. The candidates are incumbent Allison Aichele and Tim Walsworth, who is director...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Softball player raising funds for trip to Australia

Family and friends of Emma Candelaria are hosting a spaghetti dinner and fundraiser for her trip to Australia to play softball for America's Team. Suggested donation for the dinner is $10 per...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

416 Fire grows 100 acres

Warmer, drier weather caused the 416 Fire to grow 100 acres Sunday, and fire officials expect the same conditions to last throughout the week. Gusty winds throughout the day caused large plumes of...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

NIMO team takes command of 416 Fire

A National Incident Management Organization team assumed command of the 34,224-acre 416 Fire at 6 a.m. Friday. NIMO, a Type I team, has fewer personnel than the management team it replaced but has...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

OzFest is Saturday in Joe Stephenson Park

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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