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Bayfield trustees approve $10.4 million budget for 2015

Bayfield town trustees approved a $10.4 million budget for 2015 on Tuesday night, with half of that designated for replacement of the two old green bridges on Bayfield Parkway. The $10.4 million...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT shows new preferred link to Hwy 550 south

Lots of area residents turned out Monday afternoon at the Durango Library to see Colorado Department of Transportation's new preferred alternative route to connect the "Bridge to Nowhere" exchange...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local news briefs

Ignacio events tonight Ignacio's Taste of Christmas, the monthly First Friday activities, and the Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center fundraiser are all today. The Taste of Christmas event will be...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA board sets 'smart meter' opt out fee

The La Plata Electric Association board of directors has approved details for customers who want to opt out of having an AMI meter installed at their home. The board also gave preliminary approval...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Work beginning on new grocery store in Ignacio

There's a big hole in downtown Ignacio. The old Shur Valu building and neighboring SUCAP building were demolished days before Thanksgiving by crews from Crossfire Construction. The demolition went...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Students create issue art

Members of the National Art Honor Society at Bayfield High School created an issues mural for the new tool shed at the Pine River Public Library. The shed will house the library's tool-lending...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

IHS grad receives national FFA award

Amanda Witcher, a 2014 graduate of Ignacio High School, was honored at the National Future Farmers of America Convention in November in Louisville, Kentucky. Witcher received the American FFA...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Holiday events fill Pine River Valley

If you're looking for Santa Claus this weekend or next in the Pine River Valley, you don't have to go far. The big guy in red is set to appear at a variety of Christmas events this month, starting...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local chambers planning for 2015

The Bayfield Chamber of Commerce will hold its final meeting of the year on Thursday, Dec. 11. The group's annual Christmas party will be hosted by Pine River Valley Bank from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

Friday, Dec. 5 Ignacio Taste of Christmas, 5 to 7 p.m. Ignacio Community Library, 563-9287. SATURDAY, DEC. 6 St. Nicholas Day benefit Pilates sessions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Studio Komaska Pilates at...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

European health technique comes to Bayfield

Renata Kundrikova Clance is on a mission to bring you better health. A lifelong athlete, then a physical education teacher in her native Slovakia, Clance started studying Pilates in 2006 in Prague...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Statewide water plan taking shape

Prospects are for the state's population to double by 2050, while the state's water supply does not increase - and it could even decrease with climate change. That's driving creation of the...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: News