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Stolen car suspect leads police on 22-mile chase from Ignacio to Durango

A 21-year-old man from New Mexico was arrested Sunday on suspicion of stealing a car at the Sky Ute Casino Resort and leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase that ended in Durango. Michael...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Hesperus Ski Area opens with 21-inch base, more on the way

Hesperus Ski Area has finally received enough snow to open for the season, a spokeswoman for the ski area said Monday. With a base of 21 inches of snow and another 15 inches forecast over the next...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Snow expected to slow down Friday night

As the biggest snowstorm of the season, several cars slid off U.S. Highway 160 and 550 on Friday. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Jacob Dunlap said only four minor weather-related crashes were...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in Brief

Youth computer coding club starting Pine River Library is beginning a weekly code club from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting Jan. 8. Kids will learn computer programming skills...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Community celebrates Christmas Eve with Scott family

Hundreds of people gathered on Christmas Eve to sing Christmas songs and provide some holiday cheer for the Scott family. Meeting at the home of a nearby neighbor, they walked to the Scott home and...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Shares asking for final donations of 2018

Pine River Shares is pleased to announce that a local supporter will match all financial contributions for its sixth annual Food, Friends and Funds drive. All contributions since Nov. 1 and through...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

County holding reception for retiring staff

La Plata County will hold a farewell reception to honor the service of Assessor Craig Larson, County Manager Joanne Spina, General Services Director Mark McKibben and Senior Services Manager Sheila...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Thank you for helping the Scott family

We can't do much in this world without friends. On Dec. 24, we had a wonderful gathering for Jolean Scott and her family in Bayfield. Thank you, Joe McIntyre and the Bayfield Marshal's Office,...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield Lions Club thanks Santa Claus, helpers

The Bayfield Lions would like to thank Santa and the North Pole for another successful year! An expression of exceptional gratitude goes to the following: Jon Robinson, Dave Johnson, Brandon Head,...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

'Twas the Night before Christmas, S.W. Colorado style

By Amanda Langford Williamson Special to the Times 'Twas the night before Christmas, And out on the funny farm, No bobcats were hunting, So no chickens were harmed. The stockings were hung by the...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Snow continuing, low temperatures on the way

After the snow comes the cold - at least that's the forecast for the rest of this year for Southwest Colorado. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the San Juan...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield plans to expand

Becky Logan moved into Heartwood Cohousing near Bayfield in November because she was looking for a community after years of traveling in an RV. She was drawn to cohousing by the tight-knit...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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