Ignacio

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

In Ignacio, students get recognition for outstanding character

Character Counts is a national educational model that works to establish a positive school climate and instill critical academic, social and emotional skills, as well as core character traits....

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio nonprofit, shattered by funding cuts, picks up the pieces

Southern Ute Community Action Programs is changing its name and making plans to rebuild in the wake of a decision by the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council to withdraw funding to the organization...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gatherings of culture, green chile to return to Ignacio

Green chile and Native American culture will arrive in Ignacio this weekend. While the Southern Ute Tribal Fair is a popular event that will draw residents from throughout the region for its 98th...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Lights will shine at San Ignacio Fiesta

The 118th annual San Ignacio Festival will be held this weekend in Ignacio. The 73rd annual parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. This year’s parade theme is “Let Your Light Shine.” After the...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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