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National Bank Holdings buys local bank

National Bank Holdings, the owner of Community Banks of Colorado, announced Jan. 30 it is purchasing Pine River Valley Bank for $14 million. Pine River was founded in Bayfield in 1977 and was the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

VALLEY IN BRIEF

Upper Pine River Fire hosting chamber meeting The Bayfield Area Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12. The meeting will be hosted by the Upper...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Nutrition guidelines, costs, are school lunch challenges

Federal school lunch nutrition guidelines say what students should be eating. What they will actually eat is another matter, Ignacio food services director Kim Cotta told the school board on Jan....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Environmental issues complicate Bayfield bridge plans

Bayfield's plans to replace the two old green bridges on Bayfield Parkway are being complicated by federal requirements to replace wetlands and habitat for an endangered bird, the willow...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Burglary suspect arrested

On Jan. 24, La Plata County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in connection with two burglaries that took place days earlier west of Ignacio. As of Monday, 48-year-old La Plata County resident...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield hosting workshop on sales tax, fees

Bayfield town trustees continued discussion on Jan. 20 of assorted fee increases on town residents and businesses to help pay for future road maintenance, plus a new monthly fee for drainage...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Got squirrel meat?

Squirrel, antelope, wild-caught tuna, and of course, plenty of elk, were served Saturday at the annual wild game potluck fundraiser for the Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association. The...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Lions renovating hall

The Bayfield Lions Club has finished its first phase of the renovations to the Lions Hall, with a complete renovation to the main hall. The work was completed with money raised through grants and...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Local diner offering new healthy menu

The Patio is home to the Patio burger, free pie night, (tonight!) and the ever-popular fries and Tater Tots. And smoked salmon, hummus and egg whites. What? Don't panic, said owner Emily Meisner....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Sign of early spring?

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

Business bytes

KSUT names executive director After a nationwide search, KSUT public radio has named Robert Franklin as its new executive director. Franklin has more than 20 years of management experience with...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

VALLEY IN BRIEF

Parents of newborns group starting The Bayfield Family Center and Pine River Shares are starting a new group for parents of newborns. The first meeting is Monday, Feb. 2, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: News

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