Elkins honored as Citizen of the Year

Raelynn Healy Elkins was named 2014 Citizen of the Year by the Vallecito Service League at their annual installation banquet on Sept. 13 at the Vallecito Lake Event Center. In a proud moment for...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA has new phone app

La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) now has an "App," allowing members to connect to their accounts from any electronic device that accepts applications. LPEA has, over the past year, upgraded its...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bear sighted in Bayfield

There have been reports and sighting of a large black bear on Mill Street, East Court and North Street. The Town of Bayfield would like to remind residents and businesses to: . Secure your...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

State oil and gas task force to meet in Durango

The recently formed state oil and gas task force will meet in Durango on Oct. 9 and 10 at the Holiday Inn and Suites, 21636 Highway 160 West. Gov. John Hickenlooper created the task force to look...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Morlan celebrates 25 years at Region 9

Ed Morlan of the Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado was recently recognized for his 25th year as executive director. Morlan has brought the organization from a $30,000...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Cowboy poets will gather next weekend

The 26th annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering will take place Oct. 2-5.  The gathering features an array of events in downtown Durango, with headquarters at the Strater Hotel. A complete schedule...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Controlled burn ending

A controlled burn started in the Saul's Creek area on Sept. 12 made for some smoky conditions east of Bayfield last week. The ignition procedures were completed Sept. 15, but crews will monitor the...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Maria's bookshop celebrating 30th

Maria's Bookshop in Durango celebrates 30 years of independent bookselling this week. Special offers and events will include: Today's events includes "30 Years of Favorites", an extensive list of...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Housing counselors help avert foreclosure

Durango-based Housing Solutions for the Southwest is touting a new study, released on Sept. 9, that struggling homeowners who work with housing counselors are more likely to stay in their homes or...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

USFS seeks comments on fire reforestration at Vallecito

The Columbine Ranger District is taking comments until Oct. 17 on plans to plant seedling trees in areas around Vallecito that burned in the 2002 Missionary Ridge fire. Some areas are not...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Economic summit set for Oct. 22

The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance's eighth annual Economic Summit will take place Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Sky Ute Casino & Resort in Ignacio.  The day-long business conference,...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Korean Children's choir to perform this weekend

The Korean Children's Choir will share the stage with evangelist Dr. Billy Kim and Gigi Graham this weekend in a family show that blends entertainment and Christian faith. The shows are at 7:30...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News