Sauls Creek burn to start today

The San Juan National Forest plans to start a controlled burn today on about 1,100 acres in the Sauls Creek area east of Bayfield.  No more than 250 to 450 acres will be burned each day to reduce smoke coming from the fire.

 The burn originally was announced Labor Day weekend for anytime...



It was a red ribbon day in Ignacio

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Ignacio High School players, fans and alumni gathered at the newly revamped stadium Friday for a ribbon cutting and pre-game ceremonies. Captains from Ignacio and Paonia wished each other good luck ju...


  • Another reader misses opinion columns

    Thank you, Andrew Zeiler, (Times, Aug. 22, 2014) for bringing to the public the absence of our political opinion columns. These columns were often the start of interesting, serious conversations during many types of "get togethers" in this area.

    We appreciated the opinion of local people on state, national and world affairs.

  • Support Ignacio students at Homecoming

    Ignacio athletes are putting it on the line and are really fun to watch battle. Last Friday was the ribbon cutting for the new football/soccer field and track. I really appreciate Dr. Fuschetto and the school board for initiating all of this building for the school. I am very proud and appreciative of our community for voting it in so that we may...
  • Morrissey would lead as county treasurer

    Others have highlighted Allison Morrissey's excellent financial qualifications for the job of county treasurer: she has an MBA, a bachelors degree in accounting, and IRS tax certifications.   There is another side of her experience that people should know about too: her leadership skills.  

    Allison has been an executive coach to CEOs,...

Reader Poll

  • Wildfire season has arrived. What do you think?
  • Every fire should be put out ASAP.
  • 26%
  • Let them burn, if they're away from homes.
  • 50%
  • Let them burn, no matter what.
  • 6%
  • It's up to individual property owners to protect their property.
  • 9%
  • I'm leaving for the beach!
  • 9%
  • Total Votes: 54