Police identify Ignacio man found dead Monday

Authorities on Tuesday released the name of an Ignacio man whose death is under investigation by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said authorities responded...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Law enforcement investigates death near Ignacio

IGNACIO – Law enforcement made a large response Monday to a home a few miles north of Ignacio where a person was found dead inside the residence. La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith said authorities...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

The many cemeteries of Ignacio

In a town of only 730 residents, it’s not that surprising there are more dead than living in Ignacio. What is surprising is the number of cemeteries where the dead reside. There are three: Ignacio...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man dies after five-hour standoff in Farmington

Authorities in New Mexico have identified the person killed after a five-hour standoff as a 50-year-old Ignacio man. The San Juan County, New Mexico, Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service...

DATE: March 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Suicide survivor finds healing in art at Ignacio community center

IGNACIO – Bonnie Woodward’s depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are the result of a house fire, the loss of a child, physical abuse and other trauma. The trauma and poor mental health...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions being circulated to recall Los Pinos Fire board members

Members of a committee to recall all five board members of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District have held four public meetings this week in Ignacio and Arboles to inform residents of their...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Fatal crash Tuesday near Ignacio

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio is set for Taste of Christmas Dec. 7

Ignacio’s Taste of Christmas starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday, with a parade starting at Ignacio High School, coordinated by the Boys and Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. The parade will be...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio to eliminate impact fees

In an effort to boost commercial and residential development, the town of Ignacio wants to eliminate the impact fees that provided funding to Ignacio police, streets and schools. “The intent is to...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds commit to eating more locally produced foods

About 500 residents in eastern La Plata County have made a commitment to ensure 10 percent of their food comes from local sources. “It’s a little bit of a challenge, but it’s not intimidating,”...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Ignacio preschool plans to open in January

A new preschool will open in early January in Ignacio after the planned closure of Southern Ute Head Start. The Ignacio Early Learning Program will open in the former Pine River Community Learning...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio High students create food pantry, identify major social issues

Ignacio High School students have kept boxes full of Spam, crackers, spaghetti, granola bars and ramen noodles for three years to ensure their peers don’t go hungry on nights and weekends. “You do...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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