Ignacio needs planner, trustees say

Ignacio town trustees want to hire a professional planner instead of having that as part of the town manager's duties. It took them three votes to enact that consensus at their July 2 meeting,...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Lightning causes 5-acre fire near Piedra River

A helicopter and ground crew were working Thursday afternoon on the KV Fire about one and a half miles north of U.S. Highway 160 up the First Fork Road in the San Juan National Forest. The...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

National Weather Service issues flash flood watch

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch Tuesday afternoon that is in effect until Friday. Rain has been reported in Vallecito and Ignacio, but none had fallen in Bayfield as of 4...

DATE: July 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Independent voters deserve voice in Colorado primary elections

Last month, approximately 64 percent of "active" registered Colorado voters received primary election ballots. Although I am "active", I did not receive a ballot.  As one of the 35 percent of...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Senior Center lunch menus

The Pine River Senior Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays (BYO lunch), Wednesdays, and Fridays (except July 4). Hot lunch is served at noon on Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 884-5415 by...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Local food, dead trees, horse activities = economic development?

Locally grown food, wood salvage products, and horse-related activities were primary discussion items in the second brainstorming session last week on Bayfield business development and retention....

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Be careful with fire this weekend

As of June 30, the Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch Center was reporting moderate fire danger in Southwest Colorado, with drier conditions in low to middle elevations. No fire restrictions were in...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Fireworks don't just happen by themselves

Bayfield's July 4 fireworks and Vallecito's fireworks on July 5 are dependent on a group of dedicated volunteers as well as community contributions. Preparations started close to three weeks ago,...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Supreme Court decision on birth control is ridiculous

Religious freedom my ass! Chris O'Shea Heydinger Bayfield

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Barbara A. Sower-Luebchow

Barbara A. Sower-Luebchow, 69, died Monday, June 23, 2014, in Durango. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Bayfield. Following...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Chiropractic welcomes new massage therapist

A new massage therapist at Pine River Chiropractic is moving her cosmetology business there as well. Pine River Chiropractic, Massage and Acupuncture announces the addition of Kimberly Carpenter,...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Parade route ending at Bayfield Parkway

The Bayfield Fourth of July parade will line up on South Street, turn on Church Street, and head west on Mill Street this year as it has in the past. The parade officially ends at the intersection...

DATE: July 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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