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SATURDAY, JUNE 6 Bayfield Yard Sale day. The map is in this edition of the newspaper! Friends of the Pine River Public Library book sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library. Dinner and dance to...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Cars cruisin' this weekend

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

First National Bank donates $8,400 on behalf of employees

First National Bank of Durango (FNBD) has launched a new philanthropic program called First Employees Give. All bank employees were allotted $100 to donate to the charitable organization of their...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine honors first responders for EMS Week

There was a time when if you were mangled in a car crash, police or passers-by would heft you into a car and drive you to the hospital. And maybe you arrived alive. The same with a heart attack....

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Local high school students can make a difference

Could just one hour a week change a life? According to Barbara Rod, the High School Bigs program manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado, an hour is all it takes to make a...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Local Humane Society holding Adopt-a-thon

The La Plata County Humane Society (LPCHS) will celebrate its 13th annual Adopt-a-thon today and tomorrow. "We were able to adopt out 52 cats and dogs last year," says Jonell Jones, the marketing...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Tipton tours fire mitigation project

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) came to Bayfield to talk about wildland fire and mitigation efforts on Wednesday, May 27. He visited with staff of the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District and...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield girl heading to jr. high rodeo nationals in Iowa

Madison Story will have a great essay to write on "How I Spent My Summer Vacation." The Bayfield eighth-grade homeschooler has earned a position on the Colorado National Junior High Rodeo team and...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Realtors volunteer for service day

A local realty office chose to "Give Where They Live" as part of RED Day on May 14, dedicated to renewing and donating to local communities. As part of the RED Day effort, the Realtors and staff of...

DATE: June 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Outdoor Expo continues through Sunday in Ignacio

The Southwest Colorado Outdoor Expo welcomed more than a thousand visitors through its gates Saturday and is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The inaugural expo, sponsored by the Ignacio Chamber...

DATE: May 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Marshal searching for Friday morning burglar Single suspect captured on Grocery Store camera

The Grocery Store in Bayfield had an unexpected visitor at 3 a.m. Friday. A burglar entered the store, but an image was captured on the store's surveillance cameras. The Bayfield Marshal's Office...

DATE: May 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Aspen Club packs baby baskets

Members of the Florida Aspen Club gathered on May 21 to assemble five baskets of items for newborns at Mercy Medical Center and their low income moms. They did two baskets for boys, two for girls,...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

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