Ignacio

Two incumbents, one newcomer win Ignacio School Board seats

Two incumbents and one newcomer took the three available seats for the Ignacio School Board on Tuesday. According to unofficial election results, Ignacio residents chose newcomer Allen McCaw with...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Pinos fire district approaches financial cliff

In early September, Los Pinos Fire Protection District saved a burning house with just four crew members. They had no relief crew at the scene – no secondary crew to answer other calls in the area....

DATE: Nov. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballots should be dropped off before 7 p.m. Tuesday

It is not too late to vote in this year’s mail-in election, but residents are advised to drop off their ballots at designated drop boxes or La Plata County offices to make them count. Eligible...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmers Fresh Market gives out free water in Ignacio

IGNACIO – Farmers Fresh Market in Ignacio has been giving out free water from a filling station inside the store to help residents with poor water quality. Residents in southeast La Plata County...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango sexual assault nonprofit plans Ignacio office

IGNACIO – Ignacio will get a new sexual assault resource office in December with funding help from the Town Board. The Town Board of Trustees approved a $1,700 funding request to help Durango’s...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Town Board weighs in on propositions CC, DD

IGNACIO – The Ignacio Town Board voted Monday to support Proposition DD on the November ballot but stalled on supporting Proposition CC. Voters are set to vote Nov. 5 on two funding measures...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

High school students make ‘cents’ out of finances

IGNACIO – Jumping around turned into lessons about earning money, and how to eventually retire early, during a financial literacy activity this week at Ignacio Middle School. TBK Bank brought The...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio leans on residents to grow creative economy

IGNACIO – State officials and community leaders said Ignacio residents will be the key to success as the town tries to grow its economy through the arts. State officials visited Ignacio for the...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio nonprofit joins prestigious rural development initiative

IGNACIO – Community leader Kasey Correia will go to West Virginia next week for a national rural design summit as part of Ignacio’s recent acceptance into Colorado’s Rural Technical Assistance...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio Town Board digs in on water, wastewater rate increases

IGNACIO – The Ignacio Town Board proposed a new water and wastewater utility rate structure as Ignacio residents pushed for clarity on upcoming rate increases during town hall and board meetings....

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interior secretary gives keynote talk at Indian Country conference near Ignacio

SOUTHERN UTE RESERVATION – U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt prioritized drug enforcement and missing and murdered indigenous women Tuesday during a keynote address at the 27th annual Four...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storyteller launches Hispanic Heritage Month in Ignacio

IGNACIO – Ignacio Middle School students walked into social studies to see a cowboy in their classroom – only instead of modern garb, he wore the traditional short-waisted coat and pants of the...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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