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San Ignacio Fiesta taking center stage this weekend

San Ignacio Fiesta is a time for Ignacio to celebrate its heritage, faith and cultures. Events were recently announced for the 118th annual event, which will be held July 28 and July 29. The 73rd...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County commissioners unanimously lift fire restrictions

La Plata County commissioners unanimously approved lifting all fire restrictions during a special business meeting Wednesday. The decision, which was recommended by the Forest Service, La Plata...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Venturing Crew goes to VenturingFest 2018

Venturing Crew 612, sponsored by St. Patrick's Episcopal Church in Pagosa Springs, recently returned from an exciting trip to Washington D.C., and the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia to...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Prosecutors hint at motive in Mark Redwine homicide case

Prosecutors believe they have a motive in the murder case against Mark Redwine, who is accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in November 2012. According to court documents, the prosecution...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CSU meat-judging team takes top honors in Australia

Judging meat has not only taken Michael Semler around the country, he's now adding international titles to his resume. He and his Colorado State University meat judging teammates just returned from...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Hillyer excels overseas for U.S. College Nationals

While much of the sporting world focused upon France following their triumph in the 2018 FIFA World Cup's conclusion on Sunday, Bayfield High School alumna Kirstie Hillyer was returning from the...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Celebrating 26 healthy years

Celebrating Healthy Communities, which promotes developmental assets and healthy choices for area youth, turned 26 this week. For the birthday, coalition members celebrated in Shoshone Park in...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Lanning leaps into USATF Nationals

Primed already for what should be a memorable senior year, Jordan Lanning is heading to North Carolina A&T University's Aggie Stadium represent the Centennial State when she invades the 2018 USA...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Receding shoreline leaves dock high and dry at Vallecito Reservoir

Drought's domino effect in Southwest Colorado has hit again, this time at Vallecito Reservoir. With the reservoir less than 50 percent full, and waters continuing to drop, lake managers intend to...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service lifts fire restrictions

The San Juan National Forest has lifted all fire restrictions on Forest Service Land. "Recent thunderstorms have brought much needed moisture to the area," the agency wrote in a press release...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Heated car part sparks fire near Oxford

A truck driver on his way to Ignacio saw a fire burning off the side of State Highway 172 on Thursday. Using a fire extinguisher and a shovel from his truck, he and a few other drivers who stopped...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

D&SNG rolls again after suspending service for 41 days

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge sent two trains and 750 passengers to Silverton on Thursday, 41 days after being shut down for the 416 Fire and extreme fire conditions. "It's exciting to see...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News