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Low numbers leave Ignacio varsity football in jeopardy in 2018

Ignacio High School may not have varsity football in 2018. One day after Gunnison High School announced it would not play Class 2A varsity football this year because of a lack of participation,...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield water smells bad, for now

A combination of full water storage tanks, warm water temperatures and a power surge that knocked out an aerator in the tanks has resulted in some smelly water in Bayfield for the past few weeks....

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Thank-you party for 416 Fire relief The Bank of the San Juans and Durango Land and Homes will hold a party to say "thank you" to firefighters and those who protected homes, families, natural...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Brews, barbecue, music will fill Eagle Park Saturday

The Bottom Shelf Brewery and the Be Frank Foundation are teaming up to host Pine River Brew Fest from noon to 7:30 on Saturday, Aug. 4. All proceeds will support the students and families in the Be...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Firefighters contain 3-acre blaze on Missionary Ridge

Firefighters have fully contained a three-acre wildfire burning in the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire burn scar area north of Durango, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Firefighters continued to...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Road tests highlight state champs' 2018 schedule

How to follow up a historic, State Championship-winning football season? Construct the toughest possible schedule, and try to do it all again. Once more that seems to be the mindset at Bayfield...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolfwood to visit Vallecito

Times staff report Staff members and wolves from Wolfwood Refuge will visit and interact with community members from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Five Branches Campground, 4677 County Road 501A,...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Education news

Newkirk named to UW honor roll The University of Wyoming lists 379 students from Colorado on the 2018 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls, including Braxton Newkirk of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

After third offense, Durango man fined $1,000 for feeding bears

A Durango man has been ticketed for intentionally feeding bears - for the third time in eight years - resulting in a $1,000 fine and a likelihood the bears will have to be euthanized. "You just...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fiesta Days brings Old West spirit to Durango

The grandstands at the La Plata County Fairgrounds were packed over the weekend for the 83rd annual Durango Fiesta Days. The three-day event featured four rodeos, a parade and numerous other events...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

San Ignacio lights up 118th year

San Ignacio Fiesta, the longest-running celebration in Southwest Colorado, hosted another fun-filled event this weekend. The 73rd annual parade, live music, horseshoe tournament and Fiesta dance...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

IHS football preparing for 2018 season

Looking at Ignacio High's 2018 football schedule, fans might think matching last season's win total of four is very doable - particularly with five home games on the nine-game itinerary, and three...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports