La Plata County commission candidates file first expense report

One positive of announcing your candidacy early: There’s more time to raise money, and spend money. The first campaign expense filing for the November 2020 election shows La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Heavy smoke moves through Bayfield to the east

BAYFIELD – Smoke drifted through Bayfield on Wednesday morning, impacting air quality and visibility for residents, but did not result in an air-quality advisory from the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

These events will take place Nov. 9-15: 8 a.m. Saturday to end of December, Fall community art show, Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday Nov. 9, Winter clothing...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Southwest Civic Winds salutes veterans Sunday

Southwest Civic Winds will present a musical salute to America’s veterans with guest conductor Dr. Thomas O’Neal from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Bayfield Performing Arts Center, 800 County...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Operation Christmas Child kicks off Nov. 17

Volunteers from around Bayfield will gather to kick off the Samaritan’s Purse project’s collection season by packing shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 17 in...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Swap out clothing Saturday in Ignacio

Swap out unwanted articles of clothing for some new threads as winter approaches from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Community Room at Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave. Bring...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Two cabins destroyed by fire northeast of Durango

Two cabins were destroyed by a fire Tuesday afternoon near the Aspen Trails subdivision northeast of Durango, a fire that spread into the surrounding wildlands. The fire was reported shortly before...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Scrapbooking class set for Nov. 16 at library

Community members are invited to learn the basics of preserving memories through the popular medium of scrapbooking from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County voter turnout low ahead of Election Day

In the final hours before Election Day, some La Plata County campaigns are sprinting to turn out the vote and others are counting on a culmination of their efforts to pay off. La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Los Pinos fire district approaches financial cliff

In early September, Los Pinos Fire Protection District saved a burning house with just four crew members. They had no relief crew at the scene – no secondary crew to answer other calls in the area....

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata County sees fewer deaths by suicide

The number of deaths by suicide in La Plata County has fallen in recent years, giving hope that preventive efforts are working. This year, eight residents have died by suicide in La Plata County,...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield road closure at Eight Corners intersection

A section of the Eight Corners intersection in Bayfield will be closed Monday through Wednesday for road repairs. Motorists should consider alternative travel plans around the intersection at...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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