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Vallecito, Ignacio businesses prepare for bikers for Labor Day

How do local businesses prepare for Labor Day weekend without a bike rally? This is not the first time the organized motorcycle rally in Ignacio has fallen by the wayside, to be replaced quickly...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mark Redwine waives extradition, will be brought to Durango

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, waived his right to an extradition hearing Tuesday in a Bellingham, Washington, courtroom. As a result, the La Plata County...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Woman calls off search for Dylan Redwine’s remains

A community search for Dylan Redwine’s remains northeast of Vallecito Reservoir has been called off after his father’s arrest. The eight-day search was scheduled to start Friday and conclude Aug....

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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UPDATE: County Road 501 reopens after propane truck crash

County Road 501 near Vallecito Lake was closed for a couple of hours Monday afternoon after a truck carrying propane crashed, according to Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll. Driscoll said...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Family, friends remember Dylan Redwine

With pizza, sodas, balloons and cake, it could have been a typical birthday party for any 18-year-old. Except the teen is gone. More than four years after his disappearance, friends and family...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Family, friends to gather to remember Dylan Redwine

Dylan Redwine’s mother and friends will gather Monday – on what would have been his 18th birthday – at Dylan’s memorial bench at Pine River Cemetery. The boy disappeared just before Thanksgiving...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Three longtime Vallecito Lake residents displaced by mobile home fire

A mobile home fire Monday night has displaced three longtime Vallecito Lake residents, consuming the home and all the tenants’ belongings. “We lost everything,” said Alan Ridgeway, who was renting...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Investor of rehab center north of Durango frantically searches for new director

A 30-day inpatient treatment center for those with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance addiction opened for a few months this summer north of Vallecito Reservoir before abruptly...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Vallecito Nordic fundraiser set for Thursday

The Vallecito Nordic Fall Fundraiser, membership drive, silent auction, party and get-together will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Carver’s, 1022 Main Ave. There will be live music by La La Bones and a...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Vallecito Fall Fest fundraiser, buffet planned

The Vallecito Service League will hold its Fall Fest Fundraiser Dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Lake Vallecito Events Center, 17252 County Road 501. The event, timed for the peak...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Injured kayaker rescued at Vallecito Creek

A kayaker with an injured leg was rescued from Vallecito Creek on Friday night at about 8:30 p.m. “He’s part of an elite group of kayakers,” said Chief Bruce Evans of Upper Pine Fire Protection...

DATE: May 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Upper Pine remodels Vallecito fire station

Upper Pine Fire Protection District Station No. 4 on the north end of Vallecito Reservoir was built to house equipment for volunteers could drive it to nearby fires. A lot has changed since then....

DATE: April 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News