Search For
Show me
Category Name
Sort by
No search query provided. Showing recent articles.

Gathering of culture, green chile

Green chile and Native American culture will arrive in Ignacio in September. While the Southern Ute Tribal Fair is a huge event that will draw residents from throughout the region for its 98th...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Horse Fire grows to 90 acres

A confine-and-contain strategy is being used against the Horse Fire, a lightning-started blaze burning in the Horse Creek drainage about 8 miles north of U.S. Highway 160 and Chimney Rock. The...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County commissioners get zoning tutorial

The saga of whether zoning will be adopted in La Plata County may have entered the beginning of its end stage Wednesday. Commissioners kicked off a series of four work sessions that is expected to...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Tipton's logic on forests just doesn't add up

Steep forest terrain challenges crews battling wildfires. Firefighters are often hampered by the inaccessibility of the rugged burning areas that lack roads, making their jobs dangerous and...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support the mill levy increase for the Pine River Library

Please vote with me in support of a modest mill levy for our fantastic Pine River Library this November! It gives so much to us that it becomes the heart and center of our lives here. My HOA has...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Polis should address Club 20 in Grand Junction

I am very concerned and even angered that Jared Polis has refused to debate Walker Stapleton at the Club 20 annual meeting. Club 20 has hosted political debates for years and never has a...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Law enforcement catches fugitive in Gem Village area

A man who was arrested in the Gem Village area Tuesday on suspicion of a carjacking in New Mexico was identified Wednesday. David Garcia, 36, is being held at La Plata County jail and is being...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Young soccer roster shows early improvement

Fans of the 3A Southwestern (a.k.a. Intermountain) League would be hard-pressed to find an instance of such a veteran boys' soccer team facing such an inexperienced one as what transpired Tuesday...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Piedra Vista slams the door on Bayfield

Like a spark searching out dry tinder to ignite, three consecutive Mavis Edwards aces were unable to generate the sort of sustained heat Bayfield required to stay alive in their Aug. 28...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Archaeologist plans lecture about ice mummy Otzi

"Otzi, the 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman and the World's Oldest Tattoos," will be the topic of the second annual John W. Sanders Lecture by Aaron Deter-Wolf, a prehistory archaeologist, on Sept....

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Heritage Days accepting sponsorships

Planning for the Bayfield Heritage Days and Sheep Trailing planning is underway, with opportunities available for local businesses or individuals who want to sponsor the annual festival or organize...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bobcats break out, shut out Lake County

The Bobcats' Aug. 25 post-game rendition of the Ignacio Fight Song certainly needed some fine-tuning, but the unsung crew's unified "All hail!" shout at the end hinted at their motivation for 2018...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports