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Volleyball team having enchilada dinner The Bayfield High School volleyball team will serve an enchilada dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 at the Bayfield Lions Club. The cost is...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Left-hand turn being created on U.S. Highway 160

Turning left from U.S. Highway 160 onto Bayfield Parkway should become a little less nerve-wracking. Because of increased traffic on the highway during the bridge replacement project on the...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Entries for Firecracker 5K due July 1

The Bayield Firecracker 5K Run and Family Walk will start at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4 in downtown Bayfield. Early entries are due July 1 to guarantee an event T-shirt. Registration is $30 for...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Downtown farmers market debuts at Bayfield Block Party

The Bayfield Downtown Farmers Market opened Thursday, June 15 during the Bayfield Block Party, and will now start at 5 p.m. on Thursdays on Mill Street next to Joe Stephenson Park. The Original...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Propane truck crash closes CR 501

County Road 501 near Vallecito Lake was closed this afternoon after a truck carrying propane crashed Monday afternoon, according to Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll. Driscoll said the...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Bayfield man who escaped from work-release found Monday

A Bayfield man who walked away from his work-release program last week was arrested Monday morning, according to La Plata County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dan Bender. Timothy Sobley, 48, was...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Construction backing up traffic on U.S. 160

CDOT is doing maintenance work Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 160. Traffic is reduced to one-lane only, just east of the west end of Bayfield Parkway. Traffic is backed up in both directions....

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Kristof speaking at Concert Hall

Tickets are now on sale for the Community Foundation's "Making a Difference" speaker series. Nicholas Kristof, columnist for the New York Times and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, will speak on at...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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OzFest to help Bayfield 6-year-old on June 24

A cancer diagnosis is tough, particularly for a toddler and his family. Learning he has a rare predisposition to cancer is even a tougher battle. Fortunately, Ozzie Goldman is one tough kid. Much...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Preparing for the worst

If an outbreak of a respiratory infection affected Southwest Colorado, how would officials in this isolated area of the state receive and distribute medications to treat or prevent it? That was the...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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French intern finishing work at Upper Pine

A chance to study huge wildfires was one of the reasons Olivia Cappetta headed west this spring. Far west. A native of Sete, France, which lies on the Mediterranean coast near Montpellier and...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

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Have gun, will travel: 3 Basin Rodeo shooters make Nationals

Not behind a trigger at either of two rodeos-at which he did enter other events-held in appropriately-named Rifle, late in the Colorado Junior High Rodeo Association season, Bayfielder Mitchell...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: News