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Retired Durango doctor, wife recovering from head-on crash east of Bayfield

Bayfield resident and well-known doctor Richard Grossman was reading The Durango Herald in the passenger seat of his Toyota Prius on his way to Pagosa Springs on Friday when he looked up to see an...

DATE: June 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Update: Mancos, La Plata, Animas rivers are near flood stage

Rivers in Southwest Colorado on Saturday again approached flood stage as warm weather sent snowmelt downstream overnight. The National Weather Service on Saturday issued flood advisories for the...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Houston, Chicago direct flights land in Durango

Todd Kratz of Houston has been to Durango dozens of times, but none of his trips were quite as “pleasant” as Saturday’s flight, he said. Kratz was one of 54 passengers who flew in a 104-foot long...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Flyovers offer bird’s-eye view for Assessor’s Office, emergency personnel

In 2015, La Plata County started conducting flyovers in an attempt to use aerial photography to better inspect homes and businesses for tax purposes, and by all accounts, it has worked, adding...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Food-sharing events to be held for residents of southeastern La Plata County

Residents in southeastern La Plata County will have the opportunity to pick up as much fresh produce as they need during two upcoming mobile food-share events . The U.S. Department of Agriculture...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Allergy sufferers could be in for ‘huge’ season

A cold May brought a reprieve for some allergy sufferers, but pollen from grass and weeds could strike with a vengeance in coming months. It could be a “huge” season for allergens because of the...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio library offers a different kind of learning

When people imagine the typical services a library offers, they probably think of summer reading programs, printing services or movie nights for the public; but the Ignacio Community Library is...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Three seriously injured in head-on crash east of Bayfield

Three people suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 160, east of Bayfield. Mancos resident Jeromy Cooper, 46, was driving a 1986 white Ford F-250 pickup...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield library blasts off into ‘interplanetary’ summer reading program

BAYFIELD – The Pine River Library uses creative cost-cutting to bring its interactive, space-themed summer reading program to Bayfield. The library kicked off its six-week STREAM program with a...

DATE: June 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County preps representing at All-State Games in Alamosa

As of Thursday afternoon, the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s website still showed a photo of Bayfield’s expressive basketball force Ryan Phelps elevating through a double-team...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Officials give update on Denver TV, county taxes and FLC snub

Despite a concerted effort by La Plata County commissioners and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, the county still has no word from the Federal Communications Commission about when it will act...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Three Bayfield baseball stars to Trinidad State Junior College

With bug in ear, plus bat, ball and mitt in bag, Max McGhehey traveled to expansive Las Animas County earlier this spring for a tryout, with its anonymity unable to match his own upon arrival. “I...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

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