One person dead in early morning crash east of Bayfield

An Oregon man died in a Sept. 28 early morning head-on crash on Highway 160 just east of the Archuleta County line. The Colorado State Patrol identified him as Kevin Streib, 48, from Gaston, Ore....

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Brown wants State House seat back

In 2012, Mike McLachlan unseated State Rep. J. Paul Brown. Brown wants the seat back. They were among the local candidates responding to audience questions at a Sept. 22 forum hosted by the La...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

State oil and gas task force to meet in Durango

The recently formed state oil and gas task force will meet in Durango on Oct. 9 and 10 at the Holiday Inn and Suites, 21636 Highway 160 West. Gov. John Hickenlooper created the task force to look...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine chief testifies at Congress

Upper Pine Fire Chief Bruce Evans was in Washington, DC two weeks ago testifying to Congress as a board member for the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. He briefed the House...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New rehearsal, performance spaces added at BHS

The distance might not be that far from the old Bayfield High School makeshift stage in the cafetorium to the new 450 seat performance auditorium at the south end of the building. But the two...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Calendar of Events

TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, 749-2995 FRIDAY, OCT. 3 Bayfield Homecoming, parade at 2 p.m. on Mill Street, football game at 7 p.m. vs. Olathe. Saturday, Oct. 4 Wolverine...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bennett Cloud Thompson

Bennett Cloud Thompson, 78, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Ignacio. A wake was held Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.  A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at the Sky Ute...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Morlan celebrates 25 years at Region 9

Ed Morlan of the Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado was recently recognized for his 25th year as executive director. Morlan has brought the organization from a $30,000...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio might get Family Dollar store

Family Dollar is looking to open a store in Ignacio, according to discussion at the Sept. 17 town board meeting. "We had a discussion with Family Dollar. They are excited about trying to come to...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

State senator cites wildfire hazards at candidate forum

Without an opponent to debate, State Sen. Ellen Roberts focussed on wildfire hazard issues at the La Plata/ Archuleta Cattlemen's candidate forum Monday evening. She launched into that discussion...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

2 of 4 Upper Pine ambulances sidelined

Two of four Upper Pine Fire District ambulances are currently sidelined for what Chief Bruce Evans said are endemic engine defects. He reported on the situation to the Upper Pine board on Sept. 18...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

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