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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

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