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Pine River Library to host Zucchini Extravaganza

If you have a hankering for courgettes, then Bayfield is the place to be this weekend. In addition to the 2018 Tour de Farms, local groups are hosting the fourth annual Zucchini Extravaganza. At...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Treasurer Allison Aichele has 10 days to explain mistakes in 2014 campaign finance filings

La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele has 10 days to explain mistakes related to her 2014 campaign filings and to prove there was no intentional wrongdoing. The Colorado Secretary of State's...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS varsity volleyball 'wide-open' for business

The 44th season of CHSAA-sanctioned girls' volleyball officially began Monday, Aug. 6. Not so at Bayfield High School.but for good reason. "We really have committed an incredible amount of time...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Southern Ute Museum hosting Living with Wolves

The Southern Ute Museum will host "Living with Wolves," a photographic exhibit on display through November, with additional support of the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project. This exhibit, which also is...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield schools hosting ribbon cuttings for new and renovated buildings

The Bayfield School District is hosting ribbon cuttings for its new intermediate school and renovations at Bayfield Primary School and Bayfield Middle School. Schools starts on Monday, Aug. 27 for...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Wickman appointed to Bayfield School Board

Having served on the Bayfield School Board for 10 years, including a stint as president of the board, Barbara Wickman was appointed to an open seat on the board on Tuesday night. Wickman was...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bobcat football ready to go for 2018

Ignacio High school football isn't on life support, according to head coach Alfonso "Ponch" Garcia. He said it's alive and hitting hard. "It's been going great; the kids have responded so well,"...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

'Matriarch' of La Plata County Fair has no plans to retire

No one loves the La Plata County Fair as much as Emma Shock. As the 70th year of the annual event closes down, the 92-year-old says goodbye to one of her favorite parts of the year. "Christmas is...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Kids at La Plata County Fair reap massive benefits at Junior Livestock Sale

Cows, goats, pigs and sheep decorated in flowers, glitter and ribbons stole the spotlight Saturday night at the Junior Livestock Sale at the La Plata County Fair. Participants in the stock auction,...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fair celebrates 70 years of fun

The annual La Plata County Fair filled Durango with livestock, crashing cars, garden produce and live music for another year. The Fassett family had an exceptionally good fair, with Maryann winning...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Family, community keep Allison Garage humming

If there's a secret to longevity and success in a small business, the Simons family, who have run Allison Garage for 50 years, certainly have found it. Heading down Colorado 151, just before you...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

San Ignacio Fiesta Committee thanks many supporters, volunteers

San Ignacio Fiesta celebrated 118 years and we thank everyone who joined us and who helped to make it possible. Congratulations to our San Ignacio Fiesta Queen, Yllana Howe, and Attendants...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion