Caucuses set for March 1

Precinct caucuses are March 1 in Colorado. They start at 7 p.m. Caucus locations for the east side of La Plata County are: Republicans Precinct 15 - Vallecito Church Precincts 19 and 20 - Bayfield...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Judge dismisses mother's wrongful death lawsuit in Redwine case

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of Dylan Redwine against her ex-husband was dismissed because the case was filed after the statute of limitations expired. A wrongful death lawsuit must...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Births at Mercy Regional medical Center

January Birth List Zaliyah Ray Rose, Daisy Bluestar, Ignacio, 8lbs 11oz, 4:00 p.m., January 4, 2016 Bentley William Everett, Nicole & Jack Parrish, Bayfield, 7lbs 10oz, 8:04 a.m., January 8, 2016...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Parcels in HDs proposed for oil/gas leases

Four parcels totalling 6,137 acres in the HD Mountains southeast of Bayfield are proposed to be leased for oil and gas development. The lease sale by the Bureau of Land Management is scheduled for...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield School District seeking $8.5 million construction grant

The old school building housing the Bayfield Primary School (BPS) was deemed unsuitable for student occupancy 19 years ago, and classes there were discontinued. But over the past several years,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Local FireWise Ambassadors receive national awards

FireWise of Southwest Colorado is pleased to announce that Neighborhood Ambassadors in La Plata, Archuleta, and Montezuma counties are recipients of national Wildfire Mitigation Awards. Established...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

State highway, construction funding should be bipartisan issue

by J. Paul Brown Funding Colorado highways - maintaining existing highways and building new ones to satisfy the demand created by more people - and funding capital construction projects and...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Youth soccer registration due March 4 Bayfield Parks and Rec is accepting registration for youth soccer. The cost is $35 per child, and forms and payment are due March 4 at Bayfield Town Hall....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio boys, girls are No. 1 seed in districts

The Ignacio High School boys and girls basketball teams received a No. 1 seed in the Class 2A Colorado High School Activities Association District 3 Tournament. The Ignacio boys (16-2) are on a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield, Pagosa Springs will meet in district tournament

Floating on a late-season winning streak, the Bayfield High School boys basketball team will take on a familiar foe in the Class 3A Colorado High School Activities Association Intermountain...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio's Ethan Appenzeller, Bayfield's Ryan Nava earn silver at CHSAA state wrestling tournament

Under the brightest lights and on the biggest stage a wrestler from Colorado could compete on, two La Plata County athletes fell just short of the ultimate prize in high school athletics. Ethan...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Losses from embezzlement rising

The Town of Ignacio's embezzlement losses are significantly more than originally thought, and the thefts were going on a lot longer as well, town trustees were told on Feb. 17. The total loss as of...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

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