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Prescribed burns planned for Pagosa Ranger District

The Pagosa Ranger District is planning to conduct several prescribed burns on U.S. Forest Service lands near Pagosa Springs. The burn units are located in the Turkey Springs/Brockover Mesa, Fawn...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Harriers hosting Bayfield Invitational on Saturday

Discussing the type of route runners entered in the 2018 Bayfield Invitational will have to negotiate, BHS head coach Josh Walton stressed that his own boys' and girls' teams will have to "run a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield runners compete in 45th annual Imogene Pass Run

Melissa Kaufmann, the assistant cross country running coach at Bayfield High School, set a goal to compete and finish the Imogene Pass Run on Saturday, joining a bevy of Bayfield runners who...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio nonprofit changes name, refocuses mission

Southern Ute Community Action Programs is changing its name and making plans to rebuild in the wake of a decision by the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council to withdraw funding to the organization...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Firefighters climb stairs to FLC to honor 9/11 victims

Upper Pine Fire, Durango Fire and Farmington Fire personnel participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Tuesday morning. The firefighters climbed the Durango Sky Steps to Fort Lewis College as...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Green chile fills Ignacio

The second annual Ignacio Green Chile Festival filled Shoshone Park Saturday with chile, salsa, kids' games and a cornhole tournament. In an area where green chile and salsa are taken seriously,...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Closures issued around the Horse Fire have been lifted

The San Juan National Forest on Monday lifted closures caused by the Horse Fire, burning 16 miles northwest of Pagosa Springs. All trails and roads are open, said Gretchen Fitzgerald, acting public...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Dallas firm completes purchase of First National Bank

The $134.4 million sale of First National Bank of Durango, the town's first bank, to Triumph Bancorp Inc. of Dallas is now complete, and new TBK Bank signs are already up. In Durango, the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Natural gas pipeline and wells proposed east of Bayfield

An 8-mile natural gas pipeline and a handful of wells are being proposed in the Fosset Gulch area, east of Bayfield. The project - the Northern Extension Pipeline and associated Fruitland Coal Gas...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Suicide prevention campaign to start Saturday

Volunteers and businesses are planning to blanket La Plata County with suicide prevention messages this weekend. "The entire community is coming together - Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio - to...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield marijuana sales will be on November ballot

Voters in the town of Bayfield will decide in November if they want to lift the ban on selling medical and recreational marijuana in town limits. It will be the first local vote on the ban. Town...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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