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BHS track and field parents appreciate support for team

On behalf of all of the parents of the Bayfield High School track and field team, we would like to thank our many supporters for helping our kids during their successful season. First, our head...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Prepare for the 2017 wildfire season

Courtesy Colorado Division of Insurance DENVER - In April, Colorado's Division of Fire Prevention and Control issued its 2017 wildfire outlook for the state. Models currently indicate that the...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Family of accident victim appreciates first responders, newspaper

Some recent online comments about the accident at the Bayfield Giant station on Memorial Day weekend have led me to want to comment also. In this day and age, technology is not the only thing that...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Post 143 thanks newspaper staff

Mel, thanks to you and Carole for the articles and support you have given VFW Post 143. You helped make our Veterans' Memorial the real thing. We have the funds to complete the task and only need...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Our politicians are protecting clear air

Victory for clean air! A big thank you to U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett (D-CO) for his recent vote to not rescind the Bureau of Landa Management methane rule. I appreciate his stand to protect...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

WolfWood thanks casino, tribe for hosting money booth

WolfWood Refuge would like to thank the Sky Ute Casino and the Southern Ute Tribe for allowing us to participate in this year's money booth for non-profit organizations. Your generosity will help...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Keep reading and learning this summer to develop literacy skills!

An esteemed Ignacio educator once stated, "I have come to see firsthand that family involvement in literacy skill development is perhaps THE most important factor in helping our children develop a...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield School District 10Jt-R thanks Los Pinos Ditch Company

The Bayfield School District 10Jt-R hereby extends its sincere thanks and appreciation to the Los Pinos Ditch Company for being helpful and cooperative in addressing ditch issues related to the new...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Global warming increases wildfire threat

Like many Coloradoans, I am concerned about wildfires and the resulting devastation to our watersheds, ecosystems, infrastructure, and tourism. Millions of taxpayer dollars go to fighting large...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Times drops ball on community coverage

When my dad Ed Morlan passed away last year, my mom Jackie could have just shut down and wallowed in her grief. Losing someone you've been with and loved for nearly four decades is absolutely...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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Bigger, heavier trucks on our highways a bad idea

By Bruce Evans While Colorado firefighters and emergency medical services personnel often face tremendous obstacles and circumstances, the pledge we make as first responders is that we will always...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Knowledge Bowl team seeking donations for national competition

After doing very well in the Southwest Colorado Regional Knowledge Bowl meet in January, and placing second at the Colorado State Knowledge Bowl meet in March, our team was invited to and will be...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion