It's official: Monsoons a bust this summer

It's official: The monsoon has been declared a bust. "Oh yeah, it was bust," said Megan Stackhouse, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction . "Definitely not a good...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield girls stop Cortez in four

CORTEZ - Five points from a 3-0 sweep Tuesday night after a putaway by senior Jannika Pope, Bayfield head coach Terene Foutz shouted: "It's a whole new game to five!" She clearly didn't mean a...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Mayor and students see stars

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Garcia leads Wolverines to 2nd at BHS Invite

The Pine Valley Church/Dove Ranch course was seemingly designed to make distance runners hit walls like a house renovation project on "This Old House" on PBS. Those who managed to break through...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service completes prescribed burns

The U.S. Forest Service and other agencies have completed prescribed burns for the season around Bayfield. "It will take a couple of days for the smoke and interior burning to finish, but no more...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Complaint against Treasurer Allison Aichele's campaign finances dismissed

The Colorado Secretary of State's Office on Tuesday dismissed a complaint that alleged La Plata County Treasurer Allison Aichele violated campaign finance laws. In June, it came to light that...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Sheriff's candidates spar about turnover, morale, homelessness

Two challengers seeking to be the next La Plata County sheriff criticized turnover, low morale and the treatment of homelessness during the past four years. Candidates for three contested races in...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Group starting for survivors of suicide A suicide survivor support group is starting Wednesday in Bayfield. Psychotherapist Nicole Fuller will facilitate the group, which will discuss the managing...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Former Bayfield superintendent dies, age 52

Troy Zabel, the former superintendent of the Bayfield School District, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, surrounded by his family in Hayden. He was 52 years old. Zabel was hired as Bayfield's...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Most fault road access to Village at Wolf Creek, others see economic potential

A majority of people who weighed in on the U.S. Forest Service granting the Village at Wolf Creek road access opposed the decision, citing many faults with the proposed resort atop Wolf Creek Pass....

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Gem Village now a stop on information superhighway

Tracy McCracken, owner of Valley Feed and Ranch Supply in Gem Village, is looking forward to the end of September - when she expects to merge onto the information superhighway after struggling for...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS boys take 2nd at home invitational

At the Bayfield Cross Country Invitational Saturday, area teams had impressive showings, as the Durango High School girls team won with 20 points and had four out of the top-five finishers, while...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

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