Southern Ute Special Election fills vacant Tribal Council seat

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe held the 2020 Special Election on Friday and the Southern Ute Election Board presented the certified results Monday. Vanessa P. Torres secured support with 105 votes....

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Habitat for Humanity homes outfitted with solar panels

Two families in Bayfield are receiving free solar panels thanks to La Plata County’s only certified benefit corporation, Shaw Solar, as part of a Habitat for Humanity project. The solar...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery DIY Network wraps up filming of Ignacio off-grid home

Filming finished Sunday on Ignacio’s newest, soon-to-be-famous earthen home. In September, Shalina Luna and her daughter, Joli Galvan, residents just south of Ignacio, embarked on a warp-speed...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florence locks down Bayfield in lopsided win

The opponent may have been a smaller classification school Friday night, but it was another state title contender that lined up across from the Bayfield Wolverines. After having a 2A Southwest...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pine River Library brings back ‘Rambling Readers’

Pine River Library has brought back its popular “Rambling Readers” program. Participants are invited to meet at 10 a.m. on the first Friday of each month starting Nov. 6 at the gate of Saul’s Creek...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

No. 5 Centauri doesn’t let up against Ignacio Bobcats

It was a matchup of undefeated teams at the halfway point of the shortened six-game fall high school football season Friday afternoon in La Jara. But, in the end, there was little doubt which team...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A true test awaits Ignacio at Centauri

Scoring long touchdowns on their first play from scrimmage as well as their last, offense most definitely wasn’t a problem last Friday night for the Ignacio Bobcats, a football team that featured...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield looks to end second-half woes at Florence

The Bayfield Wolverines hope to finish the second half of the regular-season schedule better than they have finished the second half of games so far this season. It is another top-five opponent...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Errors in Bayfield water study could lead to higher utility rates

Bayfield is trying to fix errors in its water rate study, the basis of household utility rates, and the end result might mean higher rates for community members. Water rates pay for every aspect of...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute Indian Tribe rescinds Stage 1 fire restrictions

After a long and arduous fire season, widespread moisture finally occurred throughout the Southern Ute Indian Reservation allowing Stage 1 fire restrictions to be rescinded as of 6 a.m. Wednesday....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine, accused of killing 13-year-old son, Dylan, set for trial Thursday

The long-awaited trial for Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, begins Thursday. The homicide trial is perhaps the most high-profile case in...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio students quarantined because of COVID-19 case

Ignacio School District quarantined a cohort of fifth grade students Monday after receiving reports that one student tested positive for COVID-19. The family notified the district of the positive...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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