Ignacio Chamber hosting Outdoor Expo May 30-31

With dozens of vendors, multiple sponsors, and tons of activities in the works, organizers of the Southwest Colorado Outdoor Expo are hopeful that their first annual event, set for May 30 and 31 at the Sky Ute Fairgrounds, will be a success.

"We are really, really excited," said Cathy...



Man shoots, kills wife's co-worker

Area residents are mourning the loss of a man they knew as a hard-working employee of the Patio, Ignacio's primary spot to eat and catch up on local...


  • BLM management plan lacking, but leasing plan is positive move

    We were encouraged to learn that Connie Clementson, BLM's Tres Rios Field Office (TRFO) Manager, recently committed to putting a Master Leasing Plan back on the table for southwest Colorado. In a meeting with La Plata County officials as reported in the Cortez Journal and the Pine River Times, Clementson said, "We are wishing to move forward with...
  • Standardized testing available for home school students

    In the spring, a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of . standardized testing? While the great poet Tennyson actually completed the previous sentence with the word love, many Colorado students are required to think about standardized testing just about the time they're battling the viral disease known as spring fever.

    Currently, Colorado...
  • Barger announces LPEA candidacy

    I am Karen Barger, owner of Seasons Rotisserie & Grill. We are actively involved in the community and as a business owner I support local farmers and ranchers and back agriculture, sustainability and economics. I am officially running for the La Plata Electric Association Board of Directors - District 4.

    LPEA is a business, and I...

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