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BHS Marching Wolverines heading to regionals

Bayfield High School is taking its 2018 marching band routine, "Salute to Sports" to regional competition Thursday in Grand Junction. There are 58 members of the Marching Wolverines this year,...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

General Election ballots coming in mail

Ballots were mailed Monday to voters across La Plata County ahead of the Nov. 6 General Election. Clerk and Recorder Tiffany Parker said she expects turnout to be strong for the midterm election,...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio cemetery district requesting mill levy increase

For the first time that anyone can remember, the Ignacio, Allison, Oxford Cemetery District is requesting a mill levy increase. If approved by voters in the district, Ballot Issue 6D would increase...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 8 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: News

Climber suffers critical injuries in fall at Transfer Park

A 19-year-old man was flown to Albuquerque Saturday night with critical injuries after falling 65 feet while free climbing at the Transfer Park north of Lemon Reservoir. Upper Pine River Fire...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine asking voters to 'de-Gallagherize'

In addition to the mill levy increase requested by the Pine River Library District, there is one more ballot issue, 7A, for residents who live in the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District....

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield seniors show no surrender in blowout of Montezuma-Cortez

Not even David Hawkins was sure what to do when he found the ball in his hands during the opening drive of the game. With all eyes on him, he ran 30 yards untouched to the end zone to begin a...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine Fire sends ambulance for hurricane relief

One ambulance and two crew members from the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District have been deployed to Georgia to help with Hurricane Michael relief. The ambulance crew left Colorado Thursday...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library board requesting mill levy increase

For the first time since 1999, the Pine River Public Library District is asking voters for a property tax increase. The proposed property tax would raise the district's mill levy from 2.5 mills to...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Unopposed candidates in La Plata County outline accomplishments, goals

Candidates for La Plata County coroner, assessor, surveyor, and clerk and recorder are running unopposed in the November election. The Durango Herald asked unopposed candidates to outline their...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Legalized pot sales in Bayfield?

For the first time since Colorado voters agreed to legalize marijuana sales 2011, Bayfield voters will decide if they want to have marijuana dispensaries in town limits. The town board has banned...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Delinquent property tax list published in print editions of Herald

Property owners who have forgotten or failed to pay 2018 property taxes may have been in for a surprise when the La Plata County Treasurer's Office published a list of delinquent taxpayers last...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Football championships moving to Pueblo

Just because Bayfield Football had a bye last weekend didn't mean it was a dull weekend. In fact, the Colorado High School Activities Association made quite an announcement impacting not only the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News