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Fire department hosting food drive to collect peanut butter

Upper Pine Fire will is hosting a peanut butter drive to collect 897 jars of the stuff in May. Why 897? "That's the number of calls we ran last year," said Upper Pine Chief Bruce Evans. "We hope to...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS Knowledge Bowl competes in Chicago

Taking 57th overall out of 96 teams, and 28th in the "Very Small School" category, the Bayfield High School Knowledge Bowl team members are pleased with their national performance in Chicago. Four...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

History comes alive at Bayfield Elementary

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Spring storm could drop a foot of snow in San Juan Mountains

Yes, Southwest Colorado is in an exceptional drought. Yes, the entire corner of the state has fire restrictions in place. And yes, there's an approaching spring storm that could dump a foot of snow...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BP released unknown amount of wastewater into creek near Bayfield

BP American Production Co. says a leak at one of its pipelines released wastewater from oil and gas operations into an intermittent stream near Bayfield. In a filing with the state, BP reported it...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Wildfires cause hazy skies in Southwest Colorado

Multiple wildfires burning in Arizona and New Mexico can be blamed for hazy skies Sunday and Monday across Southwest Colorado, according to the National Weather Service. The main fire burning is...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Red flag warning issued Sunday in Southwest Colorado

Fire restrictions in Southwest Colorado are set to go into effect this week. On Tuesday, the U.S. National Forest Service will place fire restrictions on the lands it manages, including wilderness...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

PTSA holding spring fling, color run on May 5

Bayfield Parent Teacher Student Association is holding a spring festival and color run on Saturday, May 5 in Eagle Park. All proceeds will be used for the kindergarten through fifth grade...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County to discuss process for revising land-use code, district plans

La Plata County officials are discussing how to move forward with revisions to the land-use code. On Wednesday, La Plata County commissioners and the La Plata County Planning Commission, along with...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Power restored to all LPEA customers

As of approximately 9:45 a.m. all members of La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) affected by the early morning outage Monday are back in power. Repairs were made to the downed 46kv transmission...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield boy gets first turkey

Times staff report Tucker Owens harvested a big Tom turkey during a youth spring turkey hunt organized by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. This was Tucker's first turkey hunt and shot, reported his...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS Knowledge Bowl team leaves for national tourney

The Knowledge Bowl Team from Bayfield High School will take the national stage today. The team is participating in a 150-team national competition, the National Academic Quiz Tournaments' Small...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News