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Ignacio girls basketball uses second half push to beat Mancos

IGNACIO – The Ignacio High School girls basketball team got off to a slower start than usual Tuesday night at home against Mancos. The Bobcats (13-5, 12-0 2A/1A San Juan Basin League) finished an...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Residents irked at La Plata County commissioners' open letter

The 40 or so La Plata County residents who attended Thursday's Planning Commission meeting were a bit dismayed that the "elephant in the room" wasn't initially addressed. Earlier this week, the La...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Health care forum focuses on solutions to rising cost

Health care is complicated, but one thing is obvious: It costs too much. That was the consensus Saturday at the Durango Public Library where The Durango Herald hosted a forum to discuss how...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

When tenants become landlords of mobile home parks

More than 40 mobile home parks provide affordable housing to thousands of residents in La Plata County. But those residents have little control over the long-term destiny of the land on which their...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield babysitter accused of child abuse found not guilty

A Bayfield babysitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday. After a 2½-day trial, a jury of six people acquitted Bridget Craig on two counts of child abuse....

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

PBS’ ‘Finding Your Roots’ looks into political leaders’ past

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., hopes this season of his popular PBS series “Finding Your Roots” helps a divided U.S. see how all Americans have unique family links and...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Why are vaccination rates for children lagging in Southwest Colorado?

Children in Southwest Colorado are less likely to have all the vaccinations required by law compared with their peers in other areas of Colorado, according to a new report released by Children's...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield baby sitter on trial for child abuse

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child under her care is on trial this week in La Plata County Court, accused of leaving the child unattended for extended periods of time in...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Library faces uncertain future

After losing a ballot measure by nine votes to increase a mill levy tax during the last election, the Pine River Library decreased hours of operation and cut staff hours to reduce costs. The...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio High School girls basketball off the mark against No. 1 Del Norte

The Ignacio High School girls basketball team has looked forward to a showdown with Del Norte all season, as the Bobcats had a shot to take down an undefeated Tigers team that came into the game...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Moms Demand Action local chapter to meet

The Durango chapter of Moms Demand Action will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a grass-roots movement of...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Weekly planner for Feb. 11-15

Information and agendas about city meetings La Plata County: or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield: or call 884-9544. Town of Ignacio:...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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