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Bayfield teen who died earlier this month identified

A 17-year-old girl who died by suicide in Bayfield earlier this month has been identified by the La Plata County Coroner's Office. Coroner Jann Smith said Claudia Sauceda died from a self-inflicted...

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

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

Polish archaeology exhibit opens at Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center

The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum has unveiled a new exhibit highlighting the discoveries of a Polish archaeology team. "From Krakow to Castle Rock" is a collection of...

DATE: July 19, 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

New dentist joins local practice

Dr. Dan Yeager has joined Dr. Preston Knight's dental practices in Bayfield and Durango to provide services and improve access to dental care. Originally from La Plata County, Yeager is a...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

San Juan Regional receives award from American Heart Association

San Juan Regional Medical Center's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Award. The honor is for departments...

DATE: July 18, 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

Man convicted of possessing explosives sentenced to prison

A La Plata County man who was convicted of attempted possession of an explosive device was sentenced July 13to six months in prison. Nickie Carrillo, 54, was sentenced to start serving his sentence...

DATE: July 18, 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

Tucson pitches shut-out, named MVP

Gabe Tucson was named Most Valuable Player for outstanding pitching and play in the Southwest Wood Bat Classic Tournament that was held June 14-17 in Meza, Ariz. Tucson plays for the 14U...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

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