Bayfield sewer rate fairness challenged

Bayfield sewer rates are unfair to customers who use very little water and put very little into the sewer system, Gem Village resident Larry Coey complained to town trustees on Oct. 7. He said he...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Housing costs a problem in county, RHA says

Housing affordability, or lack thereof, continues to be a major issue in La Plata County, Regional Housing Alliance (RHA) director Karen Iverson told Bayfield town trustees on Oct. 7. Median...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local news briefs

Great Pumpkin Chase set for tomorrow The second annual Great Pumpkin Chase starts at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Momentum 24/7 Fitness in Bayfield Center Plaza. The event is a 5K run and a one-mile walk,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA to give out capital credits in November

La Plata Electric Association will refund $4.5 million in member capital credits with the November billing cycle. The LPEA board approved the refunds at their Oct. 15 meeting. Most credits will be...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield library hires new director

The board of trustees at the Pine River Library has chosen a former state library consultant and published author to be the new library director. Shelley Walchak was hired following a unanimous...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Reptiles visit students

Jay Young of Colorado Gators Reptile Park in Alamosa visited students from Silver Spruce Academy and Hope Community Christian Academy this month in Bayfield. The kids had the chance to learn about...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

FRIDAY, OCT. 24 Tailgate barbecue at Bayfield High School, 5 to 7 p.m. before the BHS-Pagosa football game, hosted by BHS boys basketball team. Free pie night at The Patio! One free slice with...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Trading tickets for donations

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Clinic now open 5 days a week

After opening in May and seeing patients three days a week, Mercy Family Medicine in Bayfield has added new staff members and now sees patients from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and is...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

County Road 309A closed due to gas leak

County Road 309A is closed Tuesday due to a gas line rupture in the area. Shortly after 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, Williams Gas Company personnel notified the La Plata County Office of Emergency...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

IHS parents complain about football coach, activities director

About a dozen parents attended the Oct. 9 meeting of the Ignacio School Board and read a three-page letter complaining about the Ignacio High School football program and activities director. They...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Senior Center menus

Pine River Senior Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays (BYO lunch), Wednesdays, and Fridays. Hot lunches are served at noon on Wednesday and Friday. Call 884-5415 by 9 a.m. of the day...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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