Grass-roots group forms to change La Plata County's draft land-use codes

A contingent of property owners in La Plata County has formally organized a grass-roots group to change the county's proposed draft land-use codes, which they say impose too many regulations and...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield keeping retail pot ban, for now

About 60 people filled Bayfield Town Hall on Tuesday night, most of them raising their hands to show they are opposed to marijuana retail sales in Bayfield. A few did raise their hands to say they...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Just chillin' up high

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Americans for Prosperity ends campaign against La Plata County's land-use code

Americans for Prosperity has ended its campaign against La Plata County's proposed land-use codes, for now, the group's deputy state director Tamra Farah said Monday. Last month, AFP announced it...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Coal Bank, Molas passes open; Red Mountain Pass still closed

Coal Bank and Molas passes have reopened on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango as of Tuesday morning, but Red Mountain Pass between Silverton and Ouray remained closed as crews perform avalanche...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Veterans honor fallen officers

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS hosting event on adolescent depression

Bayfield High School is hosting its second "Conversation Cafe" next Thursday. The events are "informative conversations on student wellness and suicide risk reduction," according to school staff....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

New office opening at Bayfield Elementary

The first part of two big construction projects for Bayfield schools is open. Administrative staff at Bayfield Elementary School are moving into new offices and a staff workroom. Construction on...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Tax prep help free at library

Taxpayers can receive free tax help for preparing 2017 tax returns every Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. through April 15 at Pine River Library. Volunteers who have undergone training and are...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Volunteers wanted for superintendent interviews

The Bayfield School District Board of Education is seeking volunteers to participate in the interviews of candidates for the position of superintendent of schools. Participants will need to be...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fundraiser established for Bayfield woman

A fundraising account has been established for Linda Hester of Bayfield. She is a longtime waitress at Brenda's Old West Cafe but currently is unable to work as she suffers from leukemia, a...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CSU, NAU teams to clash at BHS

NCAA Division I college volleyball is coming to Bayfield. Yes, Bayfield! "This is special, huh?" said Terene Foutz, the coach of Four Corners Volleyball Club, who arranged the visit. She also is...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News