• Mountain lion sightings reported

    According to recent posts on Facebook, several residents have reported seeing a mountain lion in Del Norte. Though law enforcement officials have not spotted the animal, they encourage residents to call the police department to report sightings rather than post on Facebook. Please call 657-2600 to report any further sightings of the animal to DNPD.

  • Donations needed to paint Lookout Mountain ‘D’

    The Knights of Columbus of the Holy Name of Mary Church has received permission from the Del Norte Town Council to coordinate the painting of the “D” on Lookout Mountain this summer.

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A youngster pushes through to the finish line during the 34th annual Snowshoe Shuffle Saturday in Creede.

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  • Opinion

    Letter to the Editor: Good job on Covered Wagon Days

    Thank you to Carl Hill and all of the Covered Wagon Days committee for the good job of organizing the parade and inviting me to join the other ladies as representing the “Ladies of the West.”

  • Opinion

    Letter to the Editor: Ski Hi Parade Committee thanks contributors

    The Ski Hi Stampede Parade Committee would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their contributions to the 2018 parades. Their continued support makes the parades possible and is greatly appreciated.

  • Community

    School supply drive underway

    La Puente’s Outreach Services is now holding its ninth annual backpack drive to gather school supplies for children in kindergarten through 12th grade and needs the public’s help.

  • Community

    Colorado judicial performance evaluations out

    Performance evaluations of Colorado appellate and trial court judges standing for retention in the 2018 general election will be made available at www.ojpe.org on Aug 7. The performance evaluations also will be included in the “Colorado Voter Information Guide,” commonly referred to as the Blue Book, to be mailed this fall to every active registered voter household in Colorado.

  • Community

    Free paint recycling event Aug. 16

    PaintCare is hosting a free paint recycling event in Creede on Aug. 16 at the Mineral County Landfill from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Individuals and businesses are invited to recycle unwanted paint during this event.

  • Community

    Handgun permit course set

    A concealed handgun firearm training course will be offered by the Rio Grande County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 24 and 25. This will be an eight-hour course and will satisfy requirements for a concealed firearm carry permit upon successful completion. There is no charge for the course.

  • Community

    Backpack outreach Aug. 18

    The New Life Fellowship Church in Del Norte will be hosting a backpack outreach for the children in Del Norte on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 9 am. There will be a free pancake breakfast, free haircuts and a skit followed by the distribution of backpacks and water bottles.

  • Community

    Silver Thread Studio Tour Saturday

    Enjoy a beautiful and relaxing drive on the Silver Thread Byway and visit artist studios along the way. See and meet 18 incredible artists in their studios where they create their work during the Silver Thread Studio Tour on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Pick up a map at the South Fork or Creede visitors centers.

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