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VALLEY IN BRIEF

County commission to review marijuana regulations at Tuesday meeting The La Plata County Commissioners will discuss proposed licensing and land use regulations for medical and retail marijuana...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local parents, businesses support after-prom events

Expectations for Bayfield High School's after prom party were set high last Saturday night at the Sky Ute Casino Resort due to the unforgettable prom that was held right before. The decorations,...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio students celebrate diverse cultures

While Ignacio is known for its Ute, Anglo and Hispanic cultures, the annual Cultures Coming Together fair sponsored by the Ignacio School District shows that even more peoples settled in Southwest...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Senior Center lunch menus

The Pine River Senior Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays (BYO lunch, potluck on 1st Tuesday of the month), Wednesdays, and Fridays. Lunch is served at noon on Wednesdays and Fridays....

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

SunUte Solar Flares finish season, prepare for Canada games

The Solar Flares swim team show off their medals on Thursday, March 13 inside the SunUte Community Center. Trained by coaches Lin Eskridge and Rob Gram, the team has attended swim meets in...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Separate foundation proposed to aid Bayfield schools

Bayfield School District Finance Director Amy Lyons and Superintendent Troy Zabel want to create an educational foundation to assist the schools with unfunded needs. "The big one (motivation for...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Good Friday services tonight

A Good Friday service will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at Pine Valley Church on CR 501 in observation of Holy Week. On Sunday, several local churches will have special Easter services and activities....

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Red Cross honors local heroes

Sometimes a hero is just an everyday person with an exceptional event thrust at him. Five Bayfield and Ignacio-area residents and employees were honored Tuesday by the Southwest Colorado chapter of...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Water supply concerns dominate regional seminar

With continuing population growth in Southwestern states and ongoing drought, water issues are becoming more and more about who has to cut back their use when there isn't enough to meet demand....

DATE: April 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine receives $655,000 staffing grant

Upper Pine River Fire Protection District was notified by Sen. Mark Udall's office on April 3 that the district received a $650,000 grant to help hire more firefighters. The grant is from the...

DATE: April 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Mercy set to open Bayfield clinic

Mercy Medical Center is continuing construction on its Bayfield clinic and is set to be open three days a week. "We're excited about the opportunity to be here," said Will McConnell, a...

DATE: April 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Utes remember chairman

In an overflowing Sky Ute Casino Events Center, about 2,000 people gathered on Friday, April 4 to honor the short life of Jimmy Newton, Jr. He had an 11-year career as a tribal council member,...

DATE: April 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News