Animas Valley

Request approved to rezone Animas Valley property for higher density

La Plata County commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved a request to rezone a property in the Animas Valley for a higher-density development. According to county records, Chris Hall and his...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Forest Service puts vacant land in Animas Valley out for bid

Let the bidding begin on an estimated 20 acres of prime undeveloped U.S. Forest Service land in the Animas Valley. A few years ago, the Forest Service announced its intent to sell the mostly...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rapid snow melt could intensify 416 Fire runoff

How bad the runoff from the 416 Fire burn scar will be is going to depend on how quickly the snow melts, Butch Knowlton, director of La Plata County’s Office of Emergency Management, said Tuesday...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Faulty wire causes power outage in Animas Valley

A faulty wire caused a power outage Friday afternoon in the Animas Valley affecting about 300 customers. The outage occurred about 4 p.m. and crews expected to have the issue repaired by about 6...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Power outage resolved in Animas Valley

It is unknown what caused a power outage in the Animas Valley that affected nearly 1,000 La Plata Electric Association customers Saturday. The outage affected residents mostly on the eastern side...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What kind of housing will seniors choose in La Plata County?

Faye Gooden, 74, is moving out of a subsidized apartment and into a mobile home. The move was made possible because of an increase in her Social Security income after the death of her former...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scaled-back cellphone tower in Animas Valley gets approval

La Plata County Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a controversial cellphone tower in the Animas Valley, attaching conditions aimed at addressing residents’ concerns about...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cellphone tower in Animas Valley up for vote Tuesday

A proposed 104-foot cellphone tower in the Animas Valley will be up for its long-awaited vote at the La Plata County Commissioner’s board meeting on Tuesday. Skyway Towers LLC is seeking a “new...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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