Commissioners approve new driveway standards Intent is to improve emergency access

The La Plata County Commissioners approved new standards for rural driveways Tuesday. The standards will take effect on April 1 and will apply to new driveways to new homes. It won't apply to...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

BLM lands to close for firewood cutting by year end

If you want to cut firewood for this winter on BLM land in Southwest Colorado, you need to do it by Dec. 31. The BLM Tres Rios field office in Dolores announces that as of Jan. 1, firewood cutting...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield gets $328,000 to buy park land

The Town of Bayfield has been awarded a grant of $327,857 from Great Outdoors Colorado (GoCo) to buy 23.6 acres from Bayfield School District. The land is between the old middle school and the Pine...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine wins financial reporting award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Upper Pine River Fire Protection District by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Santa arrives in Bayfield

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Senior Center lunch menus

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

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Highway 160 Access Plan nearing completion

Many years of mistrust by Town of Bayfield representatives toward the Colorado Department of Transportation might be coming to an end as work on a Highway 160 Access Control Plan (ACP) nears...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Valley in Brief

Breakfast with Santa tomorrow Santa Claus will be in Bayfield tomorrow for breakfast at the elementary school. This fundraiser supports Bayfield Early Education Programs, the local non-profit...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Got Christmas?

No snow? That's OK, there are still plenty of local events to help you get in the Christmas spirit. Today through Sunday .Christmas in Vallecito Events all weekend long around the lake. FRIDAY,...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

Dec. 12-14 Christmas at Vallecito, SATURDAY, DEC. 13 BEEP Breakfast with Santa, 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., Bayfield Elementary gym. Reservations required by calling...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

BHS cheer, dance teams each take 4th at state

Three valley cheer and dance teams competed at the Colorado State Spirit Championships last weekend. A young Bayfield cheer team, competing for the first time in the co-ed division, took fourth...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Residents escape early morning house fire in Bayfield

Two sleeping residents escaped an early morning fire in Bayfield after they were awakened by sounds of falling debris and found smoke in the living room, according to Upper Pine Fire Chief Bruce...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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