Voters approve request from Upper Pine River Fire

Voters on Tuesday approved a request to allow the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District to keep the funds it is currently receiving from property taxes. Ballot Issue 7A allows the district to...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield voters approve publishing legal notices on town website

Bayfield voters approved - in preliminary results announced Wednesday morning - a request by the Bayfield Town Board to publish only the titles of legal notices in the local newspaper, then the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library request to raise mill levy falls 10 votes short

A request to raise the mill levy for the Pine River Library District has fallen 10 votes short, according to the final unofficial results released early Wednesday morning. No votes made up 50.11...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield voters say no to pot sales

Bayfield residents will not be able to legally purchase marijuana in town limits, according to the unofficial results from Tuesday night's election. Town residents voted on 2B, allowing for medical...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fifth-graders win YAFL championship

Not only have they played in three youth Super Bowls in three years for the Four Corners Young American Football League, the Bayfield fifth-grade team has now won two of those championship games....

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Election Day: Here's what's happening around La Plata County

The Durango Herald will provide ongoing updates today about election activity in La Plata County. The Pine River Times will report this evening on election issues in Bayfield and Ignacio. Live...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Dealing with painful loss, Bayfield EMT finds his calling

Eleven years ago, Dan Miller tragically lost his toddler son, Thomas. But in his journey to deal with the boy's death, he found his true calling - working as a paramedic and firefighter. "It was a...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

50 dogs delivered to Durango from overcrowded shelter in Texas

Joey needs a forever home by Thanksgiving. The mixed-breed puppy is one of 50 dogs brought to Durango from an overcrowded animal shelter in Edinburg, Texas, to be adopted. The La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Record number of special districts seeking voter relief from Gallagher

Call volume to the Telluride Fire Protection District has climbed 30 percent since 2017, but the busy agency's property-tax supported budget has dropped - to $119,000 next year from $250,000 last...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

5 things you should know before Election Day

The midterm elections are coming up Tuesday, with a loaded ballot where Colorado voters will decide on a new governor, as well as several other state and locally elected positions. Here is some...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS squeaks past Cortez

It wasn't pretty, but it was a win. In first-round Colorado 2A football playoff action on Friday night, Bayfield won 19-14 game against a scrappy Montezuma Cortez team that had stunned the...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

New Ignacio preschool plans to open in January

A new preschool will open in early January in Ignacio after the planned closure of Southern Ute Head Start. The Ignacio Early Learning Program will open in the former Pine River Community Learning...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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