Pay attention and get involved, ditch companies told

A small group of area irrigators discussed their issues last Saturday morning at the Florida Grange Hall with representatives of the Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance (DARCA) as part of having a say in the Colorado Water Plan.

DARCA's admonition is, "If you're not at the table, you're...



San Ignacio Fiesta ready to celebrate this weekend

The 114th San Ignacio Fiesta is Saturday and Sunday. The event is organized by St. Ignatius Catholic Church, but everyone is welcome to participate...

Durango San Ignacio Fiesta ready 
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Fiesta royalty is back this year! The Fiesta queen candidates are Jazmin Carmenoros, Tori Archuleta, Selena Cook (sitting) and Sage Medicine-Blanket. They are completing the St. Ignatius Church float ...


  • Bayfield has reasonable policies for water bills

    In response to a letter that Bill Faust wrote (Times, July 18) I must say that he appears to have ignored a big part of what the town manager and clerk had to say. The due date on our town bills is the 28th, but as the clerk reported, there is a five-day grace period. So, even if your government check comes on the 1st or 2nd, you still have...
  • Downtown dogs are driving neighbors crazy

    I'd like to alert residents of downtown Bayfield that there is a movement afoot to take back our neighborhood from barking dogs and inconsiderate neighbors. This morning (Tuesday, July 22) I was awoken at 12:30 a.m. and again at 5:50 a.m. by my neighbor's dogs, a problem that has been ongoing for years. On Sunday morning (July 20) two days...
  • McLachlan protects citizens and gun rights

    Being an effective elected official requires strong leadership. I am proud of our state representative for standing up against violence in Colorado by supporting background checks for all gun purchases. I am proud of Mike McLachlan for taking leadership on a common-sense measure to protect the rights of gun owners while simultaneously restricting...

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