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Pine River Library to host meetings to hear from community

Pine River Library will host a series of community input meetings so the library can hear from community members and better meet the community’s needs. The meetings will be held from 5:30 to 6:30...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Yale study puts Americans’ perspectives on food, environment to the test

Research from Yale University says more than half of Americans are willing to eat more plant-based foods, but 4 in 10 still don’t see how plant-based diets reduce environmental impacts. Locally,...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio hires former deejay, actor as new high school principal

IGNACIO – He was a deejay. He literally set the stage for bands like the Rolling Stones. He’s a pastor at a church in Aztec. Now, Eric Arpelar is the next principal at Ignacio High School. ...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Three Ute tribes partner on language immersion program for schools

The Southern Ute, Ute Mountain Ute and Ute Indian tribes are creating a Ute language immersion program that can be implemented in schools. The Southern Ute Department of Education is working with...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Energy programs could help Ignacio with higher utility costs

Ignacio utility customers face higher water and wastewater rates, but some programs could help make their homes more efficient and their costs lower. When Ignacio utility customers send their...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Feb. 15-21: 7-11 p.m. Saturday Feb. 15, Garrett Young Collective performance, , Weminuche Woodfire Grill, Vallecito. 2 p.m. Sunday Feb. 16, Stitchers of all kinds...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

House committee to subpoena Interior over BLM move to Grand Junction

The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources voted Wednesday to give its chairman the power to subpoena the Department of the Interior to obtain documents related to the controversial Bureau of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet drops out of presidential primary after disappointing finish in N.H.

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet ended his presidential campaign Tuesday night after early primary election results from New Hampshire showed him earning less than 1%. Bennet and his campaign team spent a...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County students attend Colorado All State Orchestra

Three La Plata County students made it to state for orchestra through the 68th annual Colorado All State Orchestra program. For high school musicians and teachers, going to All State is just as...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Kay Jewelers closes in Durango Mall

The Durango Mall has lost another tenant, this time Kay Jewelers, which closed in late January as part of a larger corporate plan to shutter storefronts. Signet Jewelers, the parent company of Kay...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County schools cram big education into tiny home construction

BAYFIELD – To some, tiny homes are an affordable alternative to traditional homeownership, or their compact structure offers a more sustainable lifestyle. To others, they are just a fad. But in...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

Free legal clinic to be held monthly in Ignacio

A free legal clinic for people without an attorney will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave. By computer link, volunteer...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: News

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