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

Opening for Durango artist next Thursday at PRVB

Mar Evers is showing her work at the Community Artist Program at Pine River Valley Bank in Bayfield. An artist reception is from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at the bank. Evers strives to bring...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Comments sought on U.S. 160 access plan

The Town of Bayfield, La Plata County and the Colorado Department of Transportation are seeking additional public comment on the U.S. 160 Access Plan. Specifically, the project team wants input...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield preschool earns three-star rating from state agency

Qualistar Colorado announced that Bayfield Early Education Programs, the nonprofit preschool in Bayfield, has earned its three-star rating "We couldn't be more pleased about our rating," said...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Sauls Creek burn to start today

The San Juan National Forest plans to start a controlled burn today on about 1,100 acres in the Sauls Creek area east of Bayfield.  No more than 250 to 450 acres will be burned each day to reduce...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New IHS field opens tonight

The Ignacio Bobcats open their 2014 home season in style tonight, on a new artificial surface. A ribbon cutting is set for 6 p.m., and the public is invited. They'll even be allowed to go out on...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Sports

Colorado trust grants $25,000 to area charities

The Colorado Trust, a foundation dedicated to creating fair and equal opportunities for Coloradans to lead healthy lives, announced it has made $25,000 in grants to benefit five nonprofit...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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