Bayfield officials expect new growth

Subdivision activity was booming in Bayfield in the early and mid-2000s. That ended with the 2008 national real estate bust. Home construction revived slowly, and lots platted back then are mostly built out.

Interest in a joint town- county planning agreement has revived with the...



Marshal searching for Friday morning burglar Single suspect captured on Grocery Store camera

The Grocery Store in Bayfield had an unexpected visitor at 3 a.m. Friday.

A burglar entered the store, but an image was captured on the...

Durango Marshal searching 
for Friday morning burglar
Single suspect captured on Grocery Store camera
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The suspect is wearing gloves, a knit cap and scarf, but Marshal Joe McIntyre hopes someone might be able to identify this jacket or shirt.


  • Summer food assistance available

    The Family Center's Bayfield office and community members from Pine River Shares are extending the BK4K (Bayfield Kids for Kids) Snackpack Project through the summer thanks to the community's very generous donations. The Summer Food Project offers a free supply of nutritious meals and snacks for adults and/or children each week beginning June 4th...
  • BAAM seeks support for school music

    BAAM (Bayfield Association for the Advancement of Music) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide funds for the advancement of music for Bayfield music students. We are run by a board of band parents, focusing on the improvement, advancement, and support of the excellent music programs in the Bayfield School District.
  • Lions Club Foundation thanks donors

    The Bayfield Lions Club Foundation would like to thank the donors to the Foundation banquet and auction in April:

    J. Paul Brown, Baked, Cowboy Trading Co., Salon del Sol, Beverly & Marcel Theberge, Palace Restaurant, General Palmer Hotel, Bayfield Gardens, Fox Fire Farms, Brenda's Old West Cafe, Durango Silverton RR, Village Feed...

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