Frost returns as tribal chairman

A familiar face has returned as chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, and he is joined by two new younger members on the Tribal Council.

Clement Frost was sworn in Monday as Tribal Chairman. Joining him on the podium are two new council members, Amy Barry and Tyson...



Students collect food for kids' backpacks

The Bayfield Kids 4 Kids (Bk4k) backpack program has completed its first year of providing backpacks full of ready-to-eat food for some elementary...

Durango Students collect food for kids' backpacks
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Members of the Bayfield Elementary student council and FCCLA at BHS unloaded food collected at schools for the Bayfield Kids 4 Kids backpack program.


  • Ignacio Wrestling Association promoting sport

    The Ignacio Wrestling Association is a nonprofit organization that began in May to promote wrestling in Ignacio and the surrounding communities. Our meetings and membership are open to anyone who would like to attend as well as participate in our activities.

    Our mission is to help all wrestlers, from pee wees to adults, to become better...
  • Leadership La Plata thanks supporters

    We are writing of behalf of all of Leadership La Plata to sincerely thank the businesses, organizations and individuals who contributed to making our LLP Business session in December a great success.

    We appreciate the generosity of the Durango/La Plata County Emergency Communications Center and Durango Joe's Coffee who helped us with...
  • Postal worker, coach thanks community

    Before I leave my home of 20 years to begin a new chapter of my life, I would like to say thank you to all of you.

    Thank you to all the parents who over many seasons entrusted me with your children, allowing me the joy of coaching them in baseball. Also, to the kids I coached then who are now parents, thanks for letting me coach another...

Reader Poll

  • Hunting season is upon us. What do you think?
  • Blam blam blam!
  • 9%
  • Poor Bambi's mother.
  • 9%
  • It puts meat on the table.
  • 73%
  • Just gonna keep my head low until it's over.
  • 8%
  • Total Votes: 96