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Town of Bayfield has wrong priorities

I find it interesting that the Town of Bayfield put on a "show" of trying to get town residents to take part in the recent town board elections. I say "show" in that they failed to follow state and...

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Spring wind season has arrived; fire danger increases

High winds hit the area late Sunday afternoon and again on Tuesday, increasing the risk of wildfires and filling the sky with dust haze. Upper Pine Fire got two calls minutes apart Sunday - one on...

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Columbine Ranger District gets temporary supervisor

Anthony Madrid, Jicarilla District Ranger for the Carson National Forest in New Mexico, is supposed to arrive April 7 to serve as acting Columbine District Ranger until summer. He will fill in...

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Senior Center Lunch Menu

Meals are served on Wednesdays and Fridays at noon. Call 884-5415 by 9 a.m. on the lunch day to sign up. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays (BYO food), Wednesdays, and Fridays....

DATE: April 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Most incumbents re-elected to town boards

Bayfield and Ignacio will see new faces on their town boards at the next meeting. In Bayfield, turnout was light, with fewer than 10 percent of more than 1,700 registered voters - 144 people -...

DATE: April 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Southern Utes mourn loss of leader

Southern Ute Tribal Chairman Jimmy Newton Jr. died Monday night after an extended illness, the tribe announced Tuesday. Newton, who took over as chairman in December 2011 after serving as a tribal...

DATE: April 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Franklin Harvey of Bayfield named to dean's list

BOSTON - Berklee College of Music announced Franklin Harvey of Bayfield has earned placement on the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2013 academic year. To be eligible for this honor, a...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local nurse wins regional award

The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center (SWCAHEC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Nightingale Luminary Awards. The annual Nightingale Luminary Awards event provides an...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio housing issues discussed with county commissioners

Lack of housing in Ignacio was among the issues town trustees discussed with the La Plata County Commissioners at a March 13 dinner meeting at the casino. Commissioner Julie Westendorff, a real...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service finishes prescribed burn

Photo by Melanie Brubaker Mazur Wednesday was the last day of this week's prescribed burn east of Bayfield in Saul's Creek, according to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service. Staff burned...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield moving forward on economic development effort

The Town of Bayfield is moving forward to develop a town vision and build upon previous public input regarding community and economic development. A visioning meeting is 6scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m....

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Rancher starts crowdfunding site for ag producers

It all started when a friend was having difficulties getting a loan for an irrigation system. Jesse Lasater, who raises sheep near Bayfield with his wife, Veronica, said he knew a fellow Farm...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News