BHS boys stay afloat, play districts tonight

SAN LUIS VALLEY-Never really out of contention in any Intermountain League clash during a bizarre 1-7 regular-season, the Wolverine boys finally locked down a solid victory Tuesday night in Monte Vista to prolong their season into the IML District Tournament's bracket phase.

Behind an...



2015 big game application deadline approaching

DENVER - The big game application deadline for 2015 is midnight, April 7, but don't wait until the deadline to apply: Colorado Parks and Wildlife has...

Durango 2015 big game application deadline approaching
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Bugling elk are a hunter's delight in autumn in Colorado.


  • Colorado needs to make up for school funding losses

    Endorsed by 174 Colorado superintendents representing more than 92 percent of the public school students in our state, this statement communicates our collective position on the foundational issue of public school funding.

    To meet the expectations that have been set forth for Colorado's schools and students, we must receive adequate...
  • League hosting legislators on Feb. 21

    The League of Women Voters of La Plata County is presenting its annual Legislative Lowdown this year at 9 a.m. Saturday Feb. 21 at the Durango Public Library. We invite everyone in La Plata County to attend to hear your elected legislators, Sen. Ellen Roberts and Rep. J. Paul Brown, discuss what they expect from the Colorado Legislature in this...
  • Marijuana could provide tax revenue

    I, like Town Manger Chris LaMay and the Bayfield Town Board, am concerned about the town's need to raise money, the public's regularly turning down a sales tax increase, and the seemingly limited options available for increasing town revenue.

    I understand that, at Tuesday's public forum and town board meeting, the issue of recreational...

Reader Poll

  • The town of Ignacio is considering removing the big spruce tree in front of Town Hall because it's obstructing views as drivers pull out onto Goddard. What do you think?
  • Remove the tree
  • 15%
  • Trim it back
  • 82%
  • No opinion
  • 3%
  • Total Votes: 130