Rollover crash kills two, leaves Ignacio girls orphaned

An Ignacio family crashed an SUV on Interstate 25 just north of Trinidad on Tuesday, killing the parents and leaving two girls orphaned, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Jessica and Leon...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield searches for solution as road deteriorates due to water damage

BAYFIELD – Part of the Eight Corners intersection in Bayfield, where County Road 501 and Bayfield Parkway intersect, is undriveable as a result of water damage. For years, the water seeping under...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield library makes second run for mill levy increase

The decision is made: Bayfield’s Pine River Library will pursue another mill levy increase in a ballot measure this November, asking community members for support one more time. La Plata County...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Utes approve hefty rate increase for water, wastewater users

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe Utilities Division will raise water and wastewater rates by more than 90% and 50%, respectively, starting Oct. 1. The Southern Ute Utilities Division, administered by...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Former Bayfield school becomes hub for community services

The old Bayfield Primary School is becoming a community hub of sorts, housing new organizations in the building’s classrooms and forming a unique partnership with the school district. Last...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Aug. 10-16: 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Home Ownership Program: question-and-answer session, Pine River Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Family...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield farmers market is dissolving, for foreseeable future

The Bayfield Downtown Farmers Market held its last event Aug. 8, and organizers have no plans to launch another market during the 2020 season. The farmers market, which started its third season in...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield man pleads guilty to shooting, killing neighbor’s dog

A Bayfield man pleaded guilty this week to shooting a Great Dane with an air-powered pellet gun, inflicting a wound that killed the animal earlier this year, court documents show. Wesley Zufelt,...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Haviland Lake to be drained; fish limits lifted

Starting Thursday, it’s a free-for-all for fish on Haviland Lake as wildlife officials prepare to drain the reservoir north of Durango. Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced all bag and possession...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service announces prescribed burns in San Juans

The Columbine Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn this fall in the Pargin Mountain and the Beaver Meadows/First Notch areas of the San Juan National Forest 10 to 18 miles east of...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield library to host home ownership Q&A on Saturday

A question-and-answer session for the Habitat for Humanity Home Ownership Program will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. This session...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Library to host outdoor games, BBQ potluck

Pine River Library will host a family-friendly afternoon of outdoor games and fun from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in the library park, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Try your hand at pingpong,...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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