Ignacio

Southern Ute tribe declines comment on Ignacio shooting

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has refused to release any information on a shooting that occurred Wednesday in downtown Ignacio. Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, multiple police agencies responded to a...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio shooting suspect in custody

A suspect is in custody in connection with an alleged shooting Wednesday in Ignacio, said Town Manager Mark Garcia. Garcia said the shooting near downtown prompted an immediate and heavy police...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio High School graduates proud Bobcats

Forty-seven beaming graduates crossed the stage on the Ignacio High School football field on Saturday to get their long-awaited diplomas. IHS teacher Tyson Wood, who gave the commencement address,...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio High School rubs lantern, hopes to let theater out of the bottle

The genie will be let out of the lamp when Ignacio High School presents “Aladdin” on Saturday and Monday. The production is a step in what hopefully will be a growing theater program in Ignacio,...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Residents resistant to zoning, protecting scenic corridors in land-use plan

IGNACIO – The land-use code was the primary topic at the La Plata County commissioners’ “on the road” meeting Monday night in Ignacio. Revisions to the code are basically on hold as the county’s 12...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio student Isaac Jordan wins state science fair

It was sometimes tough to find a place at the dining room table from Thanksgiving to March in the Jordan house near Ignacio. Isaac Jordan, 17, often had it staked out working on his science fair...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Documentary recounts Ignacio woman’s mysterious death

IGNACIO – Forty-four years ago, an Ignacio prom queen who had led the Chicano movement at the University of Colorado Boulder was killed by a car bomb near the campus – her unlikely path to activism...

DATE: April 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio voters approve sales tax measure

The town of Ignacio will have a higher sales tax. In municipal elections Tuesday, voters approved the proposal by a 14-vote margin, with 36 votes for the tax increase, and 22 against. Sales taxes...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scholarship created in memory of Ignacio couple

The Fort Lewis College Foundation recently announced that it supplied more than $200,000 to create a scholarship in honor of Kenneth and Eula Mae Morris, a longtime Ignacio couple who passed away...

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington police fired four shots at Bayfield man

A Farmington Police Department officer fired four shots at a Bayfield man who tried to stab him in a Motel 6 earlier this month during a standoff with police, according to New Mexico State Police....

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police identify suspect in Ignacio shooting

A 25-year-old Bayfield man who is the prime suspect in a shooting that occurred last weekend in Ignacio remained on the loose Tuesday and is considered “armed and dangerous,” according to the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County’s boxing gym brings the fights

La Plata County’s only boxing gym is proud to be hosting its first amateur bouts next week. Boxing “is more of a life lesson than a sport,” said Anthony Archuleta, who owns and runs Ring of...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News