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Bayfield museum volunteer wins coveted history award

History Colorado, the state's major historical association, has bestowed a prestigious honor on Bayfield's Anne Schrier, a tireless volunteer for the Pine River Valley Heritage Society. Schrier's...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week: wildfires

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week concludes today, with wildfires being the final topic. During the past week we have presented lightning information and safety rules. Although wildfires...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

416 Fire grows by more than 4,000 acres

A towering plume of smoke signaled another hot, windy day on the 416 Fire, which found pockets of thick, dry vegetation in remote locations of the San Juan National Forest. The blaze was reported...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield residents learn about upcoming vote on marijuana sales

Bayfield town trustees are moving forward with plans to put marijuana sales on the ballot in November. If town residents approve the measure, retail and medical marijuana sales would be legal in...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

5 BHS cheerleaders earn All-America honors

"Off-season" at Bayfield High School? For BHS cheerleaders, the very concept is just that: a concept. Practically picking up where BHS' all-around historic 2017-18 athletic year left off in May,...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Cub injured by 416 Fire expected to survive

A baby bear injured by a raging wildfire north of Durango is likely going to survive. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Joe Lewandowski said firefighters combating the 416 Fire, which has...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine pleads not guilty

Mark Redwine, the La Plata County man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son Dylan Redwine, pleaded not guilty Friday in 6th Judicial District Court. A four-week jury trial is set to begin Nov....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Issues at Treasurer's Office increase costs to county

La Plata County will have to spend more money for financial audits until at least 2019 because lingering issues in the Treasurer's Office identified last year have not been fixed and are putting...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Pancakes, parade and more highlight 4th of July in Bayfield

Even without fireworks, Wednesday will still be a big day in downtown Bayfield, with the following events scheduled: 7 to 10 a.m. Bayfield Lions Club pancake breakfast 8 to 10 a.m. Calvary...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

News in brief

Lions Club serving pancake breakfast The Bayfield Lions Club is serving its annual breakfast on Wednesday, with eggs, sausage, pancakes, juice and coffee for $8 for adults and $4 for children....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Mesa Verde National Park to host traditional Hopi dances

The Lomayestewa Family of Shungopovi Village, Second Mesa, Arizona, will perform traditional Hopi dances at the Visitor and Research Center in Mesa Verde National Park on June 30 and July 1....

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week: The science of lightning

National Weather Service Grand Junction Office Every thunderstorm produces lightning. Lightning is simply a giant spark that moves within the cloud, between the clouds, or between the cloud and the...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News