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Durango - La Plata County Airport1 document

  • Durango - La Plata County Airport Video
    document date 09-09-2022
    If you ever wondered how much of your tax dollar goes to the Durango La Plata County Airport, the answer is: None! Aviation director, Tony Vicari, explains more.

Videos - We are La Plata County14 documents

  • DuranGoats and La Plata County
    document date 09-09-2022
    La Plata County has contracted with DuranGoats for weed mitigation and fertilization on the grounds of the La Plata County Detention Center in Bodo Park. The goats will fertilize the land with manure and urine and turn up the soil with their hooves. The benefits include, but are not limited to; increased water retention, increased competition against the weeds, better soil health, and a more pleasant and healthy-looking area.
  • Durango - La Plata County Senior Center
    document date 09-09-2022
    Our Durango-La Plata County Senior Services offers so much for those in their golden years. Check it out!
  • LPC tenured employees
    document date 09-09-2022
  • Why we love working for La Plata County!
    document date 09-09-2022
  • A day in the life of a La Plata County Deputy
    document date 09-09-2022
    Follow Justin Wynne, a Sherriff's Deputy for La Plata County, for a day!
  • Boards and Commissions
    document date 09-09-2022
    The Board of County Commissioners are looking for volunteers to lend their knowledge for Boards and Commissions.
  • Equine-assisted Therapy
    document date 09-09-2022
    La Plata County Government is proud to be innovative and provide our residents with the resources they need to thrive. That is why our Human Services team launched an Equine-assisted Therapy program.
  • 2nd Annual Evacuation Simulation
    document date 09-09-2022
    La Plata County Office of Emergency Management held our 2nd Annual Evacuation Simulation. This 4 day "Adult Fire Drill" helps not only our staff and other responders prepare for when there is an emergency, but it also helps residents learn what to do in certain scenarios.
  • What the County is doing during this crisis
    document date 03-19-2020
    La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff explains how the county continues to provide services in creative ways during the epidemic while supporting the health department.
  • Why helping inmates matters
    document date 02-24-2020
    La Plata County Sheriff Captain Ed Aber explains how hundreds of volunteers offer services to help jail inmates turn their lives around, and why that's so important to our community.
  • Offering alternatives to jail
    document date 01-09-2020
    Sixth Judicial District Attorney Christian Champagne explains how the courts offer alternatives to incarceration for those who've been convicted of a non-violent or victimless crimes.
  • Taking care of children
    document date 12-05-2019
    Learn more about La Plata County's foster-care program and how you can help care for children who've been removed from their families because of abuse or neglect.
  • County decides against traditional zoning
    document date 11-23-2019
    La Plata County's new land-use plan and development regulations will not use traditional zoning to identify areas for growth. Rather, it will attempt to streamline regulations for faster approvals. Learn more in this interview.
  • What's the potential for monsoon flooding?
    document date 08-14-2019
    We Are La Plata County' visits with Director of Emergency Management Butch Knowlton about the potential for monsoon flooding on the perimeter of the 416 Fire burn area.

La Plata County Connections Magazine7 documents

  • La Plata County Connections - Fall 2023
    document date 10-23-2023
  • La Plata County Connections - Spring 2023
    document date 10-23-2023
  • La Plata County Connections - Fall 2022
    document date 09-09-2022
    Fall 2022 edition of the our county magazine - enjoy!
  • La Plata County Connections - Spring 2022
    document date 05-09-2022
    Spring 2022 edition of county magazine
  • La Plata County Connections - Fall 2021
    document date 09-01-2021
  • La Plata County Connections - Spring 2021
    document date 03-01-2021
  • La Plata County Connections - Fall 2020
    document date 09-01-2020

Press Releases5 documents

  • LPC Treasurer appointed 111423
    document date 11-14-2023
  • Senior Center roof repair 102723
    document date 11-14-2023
  • Transfer stations re-opening 110723
    document date 11-14-2023
  • La Posta Road closure 110823
    document date 11-14-2023
  • Community Development office closure 111423
    document date 11-14-2023

Commissioners' Radio Interview1 document

  • October 11, 2021 Radio Interview
    document date 10-12-2021
    2022 Budget Discussion

Videos - COVID-192 documents

  • Social Distancing
    document date none
    Lanny and Tracy Barnes demonstrate how to stay six feet apart when outside!
  • Mask up, La Plata County!
    document date none
    Be helpful, be prepared, be well.  Wear your mask!

Videos - County Updates4 documents

  • Floodplain Mapping Open House 6-2-21
    document date 10-05-2021
    Information for residents on these more accurate and updated floodplain maps
  • 2021 Virtual Tour - Animas Canyon Toll Road, Electra Lake & Tacoma Power Plant
    document date 10-05-2021
    A presentation and virtual tour by the Historic Preservation Review Commission
  • Bayfield Landfill public meeting
    document date 10-05-2021
    Discuss and answer questions about the closed landfill on County Road 223
  • Elections, motor vehicle registration, recording documents and more!
    document date none