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Friday, July 4 Independence Day! Lots of activities in Bayfield, Durango and Vallecito. THURSDAY, JULY 10 Bayfield Chamber of Commerce, 5:30 p.m. at Pine River Community Learning Center, 54 E....

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Assayii lake fire 98-percent contained

The Assayii Lake fire in New Mexico burned 14,712 acres and is 98-percent contained, according to the Incident Information System of the U.S. government. The fire started June 13 in the mountains...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Time to get wet during hot summer

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Dr. Dennis B. McAfee

On Saturday July, 12 2014, family and friends are invited to a celebration of life in remembrance of Dr. Dennis B. McAfee, who died on Aug. 28, 2013.  The celebration is from 3 to 6 p.m. at 641...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

VALLEY IN BRIEF

Astronomer to speak at Ignacio Library Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, will discuss "Astronomy for Everyone" at 1 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Ignacio Community Library....

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Kitty takes a nice nap

This mountain lion apparently was unperturbed by all the commotion she caused in a yard on Bayfield Parkway on Friday, June 27. She fell asleep. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers tranquilized...

DATE: June 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Pay now or pay more later

Maintaining town roads and utilities in good condition is expensive, but letting them deteriorate will cost a lot more eventually, Bayfield Public Works Director Ron Saba told town trustees in a...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New BHS grad dies in car crash

Bayfield resident Austin Potthoff died last week when his Jeep Cherokee went off Highway 140 near Breen and into a stand of trees. He graduated last month from Bayfield High School. It was standing...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

2nd comment period announced on grazing allotments

The Columbine Ranger District is offering a second opportunity to comment on Weminuche grazing allotments because of public interest. The analysis area covers approximately 166,700 acres with 13...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio trustees nix school district request

Ignacio town trustees were in no mood to cut a deal with the school district when they met on June 18. At issue was School Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto's request for the town to extend a...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

VALLEY IN BRIEF

Lipbone Redding performing Sunday at Dancing Spirit Entertainer Lipbone Redding will perform and give a kids' introduction to music workshop Sunday as a fundraiser for the Dancing Spirit Community...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Downtown Bayfield residential density could increase

Bayfield Town Manager Chris La May is floating the idea of allowing more residential density in the old downtown area. He presented the idea to town trustees on June 17. That part of town has...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News