New 169-unit storage facility coming to Ignacio

A proposed 169-unit storage facility near Ignacio was given the green light Tuesday. La Plata County commissioners unanimously approved a Class 2 land-use permit for the facility that is expected...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Outdoors industry taps into Southern Ute methane capture project

When Wyoming-based and California-based organizations decided to reduce their carbon footprints, they turned to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s methane capture project to balance their...

DATE: July 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Family Dollar approved to sell beer

IGNACIO – Family Dollar, a grocery store in Ignacio, has been approved by the state to sell beer. The Ignacio Town Board voted June 17 to approve Family Dollar’s off-premises “fermented malt...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio woman finds healing through art

IGNACIO – Little pockets of creativity pop up around Ignacio, including the banners, painted by young artists, that line the main street or the hand-painted decorations in “Inspiration Square.”...

DATE: June 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcycle rally approaches without Ignacio involvement

By Aug. 30, the streets of Durango will be filled with glistening, roaring motorcycles ready for the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally. While rally events will take place throughout the region, one...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Flood advisory on Los Pinos River is lifted

IGNACIO – After a week of strong flows, the Los Pinos River near Ignacio looks like it’s slowing down. Over the last 10 days, the river has been running high and fast, according to a measuring...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

School’s out, but lunch is still served in Ignacio

Summer vacation is well underway, and for some children, that can mean a departure from healthy, consistent meals. But in Ignacio, several nonprofits worked together to restart the free summer...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio gets creative with economic growth

Ignacio community leaders are taking steps to become a certified creative district, both to express the heart of the community and to create economic opportunities. This week, Creative Ignacio,...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio library offers a different kind of learning

When people imagine the typical services a library offers, they probably think of summer reading programs, printing services or movie nights for the public; but the Ignacio Community Library is...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio summer reading program shoots for the stars

IGNACIO – For James Onions, 7, the Ignacio Community Library summer reading program kicked off with a workout, specifically how to train like an astronaut. “I was doing jumping jacks and...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Old Car Club show will return Father’s Day weekend, in a new venue

The Durango Old Car Club will bring its auto expo back this year after canceling the annual event last year. But instead of holding the show on Main Avenue in downtown Durango, motorheads will...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignite Gymnastics opening in Ignacio

Ignacio kids and teens have a new place to hone their gymnastics and wresting skills at the Education Literacy Health Inspiration Community Center. Longtime gymnastics coach Elizabeth Herring...

DATE: May 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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