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Wolverines 4th at state

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Robert Charles "Bob" Cooper

Robert Charles "Bob" Cooper died on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. He was 64. Bob was born on March 25, 1950 to Bernerd Mack and Alma Chrysella (Parks) Cooper. Bob was the second of three children. He...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Halloween events start tomorrow

It's time for Halloween, and there are lots of events starting tomorrow and running through next weekend. Glow sticks will be passed out at Bayfield Elementary School on Oct. 31 to promote safe...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Alliance: jobs growing in La Plata county

La Plata County's economy is doing well, with an unemployment rate of 4.3 percent as of July, according to a report from the county Economic Development Alliance. The unemployment rate is almost...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Smith, Begay seek county coroner position

Jann Smith and Beverly Begay are running for La Plata County Coroner. Smith grew up in the county and was an emergency medical technician for the Los Pinos Fire District about 15 years ago. She...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield sewer rate fairness challenged

Bayfield sewer rates are unfair to customers who use very little water and put very little into the sewer system, Gem Village resident Larry Coey complained to town trustees on Oct. 7. He said he...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Housing costs a problem in county, RHA says

Housing affordability, or lack thereof, continues to be a major issue in La Plata County, Regional Housing Alliance (RHA) director Karen Iverson told Bayfield town trustees on Oct. 7. Median...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local news briefs

Great Pumpkin Chase set for tomorrow The second annual Great Pumpkin Chase starts at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Momentum 24/7 Fitness in Bayfield Center Plaza. The event is a 5K run and a one-mile walk,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA to give out capital credits in November

La Plata Electric Association will refund $4.5 million in member capital credits with the November billing cycle. The LPEA board approved the refunds at their Oct. 15 meeting. Most credits will be...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield library hires new director

The board of trustees at the Pine River Library has chosen a former state library consultant and published author to be the new library director. Shelley Walchak was hired following a unanimous...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Reptiles visit students

Jay Young of Colorado Gators Reptile Park in Alamosa visited students from Silver Spruce Academy and Hope Community Christian Academy this month in Bayfield. The kids had the chance to learn about...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

FRIDAY, OCT. 24 Tailgate barbecue at Bayfield High School, 5 to 7 p.m. before the BHS-Pagosa football game, hosted by BHS boys basketball team. Free pie night at The Patio! One free slice with...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News