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Alert Traffic Control earns statewide honors

Earning top safety awards in a dangerous business isn't easy. Alert Traffic Control of Bayfield is one of nine companies in Colorado recently honored for doing just that. On June 27, owner Susan...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Paving operations set for downtown Ignacio

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will perform paving operations on Colorado Highway 172-Goddard Street in Ignacio this week. The four-day project will is scheduled to start on...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Beer, barbecue, music coming to downtown Bayfield

As summer seems to race toward its conclusion, there's one more chance for some live music, beer and barbecue in Bayfield before autumn arrives. Local beer, live music, wine and spirit sampling,...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Police chase through Durango ends in arrest outside Bayfield

A high-speed chase in Durango ended in a manhunt that resulted in the arrest of two men a few miles north of Bayfield on Saturday evening. Christopher Sowder, 24, and Dillon McCarthy, 23, were...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library district considering tax increase request

The Pine River Public Library District is facing the potential of a $200,000 shortfall in 2019. Director Shelley Walchak and members of the library board made a "state of the library" presentation...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Lights will shine at San Ignacio Fiesta

It's time for San Ignacio Fiesta! This is the 118th annual event in Ignacio. The 73rd annual parade will be held at 10 a.m. July 28, with registration at Ignacio High School. This year's parade...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ballfield named after long-time Ignacio trustee

Trustees of the Ignacio Town Board unleashed a "gotcha" on one of their former members. Using an excuse to get Lawrence Bartley to come to the June town board meeting, they then read a proclamation...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

No injuries reported as debris flow closes Highway 550, County Road 250

Updated at 4:10 p.m. All roads north of Trimble Lane in Durango are closed, including U.S. Highway 550, County Road 203 and County Road 250. Authorities are attempting to move evacuees of the...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Englewood man cited with DUI after crash on Black Bear Pass

A 28-year-old Englewood man was cited Sunday with drunken driving after causing a harrowing accident on Black Bear Pass, a dangerous and difficult mountain road that connects Silverton and...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Post-burn study begins for Burro Fire

Fire recovery specialists have begun assessing the impacts of the Burro Fire, which scorched 4,593 acres in Bear Creek Canyon northeast of Dolores. Recent rains have led to nearly 100 percent...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield musician to support Grief Center through album sales

For Bayfield resident and alternative/indie musician Garrett Young, the topic of suicide hits close to home. "It's the fifth time in my life that people close to us have taken their lives," the...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News