Bayfield schools face more state funding cuts

Bayfield school officials have started work on the budget for the next school year, but with a lot of unknowns. One is how much state per pupil funding the district will get, which might not be...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of events

FRIDAY, APRIL 1 Annual water seminar at Doubletree in Durango, register at Saturday, April 2 Los Pinos Fiber Alliance organizational meeting, noon to 3 p.m. Pine River Senior...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Volleyball teams Diggin' It this weekend

Four Corners Volleyball Club will host its 2016 Diggin It In Durango volleyball tournament Saturday and Sunday. The tournament features 93 teams from 24 different volleyball clubs located from...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

News in Brief

Cemetery clean-up starting next week Pine River Cemetery staff will clean up the area starting April 4. ALL flowers and decorations will be picked up and disposed of. If you have any items you...

DATE: March 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

CPW hosting turkey hunting workshop in Pagosa

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a free seminar on turkey hunting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday April 2, in Pagosa Springs at the CSU Extension Office at the Archuleta County...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

BLM extends comment period on oil and gas lease in HD Mountains

The Bureau of Land Management has granted a two-week extension to March 29 for public comment on a contentious proposal to lease 6,137-acres in the HD Mountains southeast of Bayfield for oil and...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

IMS students heading to state science fair

Ignacio Middle School students studied animal science, physics, chemistry and other topics for the San Juan Regional Science Fair on March 3 in Durango. Three students placed in their grade levels,...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Local group wants to start wool processing mill

A group of locals interested in fiber arts and fiber production has been meeting for several months to discuss creation of a fiber processing mill in the Pine River Valley. Their group is called...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Sheriff discusses marijuana legalization, crime

Legalization of marijuana in Colorado has created "almost no impact on law enforcement" in La Plata County, Sheriff Sean Smith told Pine River Rotary Club members on March 16. "We haven't seen a...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield hosting Spring Festival Saturday

Bayfield Parks and Recreation will hold the annual spring festival tomorrow in Joe Stephenson Park in downtown Bayfield. A 5K scramble, Easter egg hunt and 1K family run walk starts at 10 a.m. A...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Tribe could explore shale natural gas reserves

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe is expanding an Environmental Impact Statement from 2002 to cover potential drilling for natural gas in its shale reserves. The earliest the EIS could be amended is...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

Last fire call

The radio calls are starting to make him jump. That was a sign that it's time to retire, said Larry Behrens, chief of the Los Pinos Fire Protection District, He's been mulling the prospect for...

DATE: March 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: News

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