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Keep using Bayfield county clerk's office

I would like to thank all the people and the businesses that signed and helped circulate the petition concerning the county clerk's office in Bayfield. Bayfield Mayor Matt Salka and Town Manager...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support a non-partisan approach to climate change

According to a Yale University study, 70 percent of U.S. citizens say that global warming is happening, and over half of U.S. citizens agree it is human caused. Sixty members of the U.S. Congress...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

'Bear' visits Evenings Porch

I live in Forest Lakes near the top on the west side and we see many bears coming in and out of the Bureau of Land Management area. I have compiled a photo album of bears near our home since 2012...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

All invited to grand opening of library park in Bayfield

The Town of Bayfield and the Pine River Library District are pleased to be holding the grand opening of our community's newest park from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Bayfield Library Park...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

CDOT paving job on U.S. 160 is sloppy

I am curious about the asphalt work performed on U.S. Highway 160 at the turn off onto Bayfield Parkway. Why would CDOT make it worse than what it was? The seams are beyond terrible as they...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Hard work pays off for state cross-country meet

Watching my son's final two races of his cross-country career, I burst into tears at the end of both runs. He ran well, and I was darned proud. For the 3A regional meet on Oct. 20 in Delta, the...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Boys Scouts thank 5K runners, supporters

Boy Scout Troop 506 would like to thank everyone who competed in our annual Bayfield Heritage Days 5K on Sept. 30. Even though we started the race "dry" and ended "wet," I believe all of the...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Marshal's Office thanks supporters of Badges Against Breast Cancer

The Bayfield Marshals Office wants to thank to all the folks who participated in our second annual Badges Against Breast Cancer 5K! Your efforts have helped us raise almost $1,400! Also, a big...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Involvement needed in service organizations, churches

There is something happening in this area which, as a lifetime resident, concerns me: the shrinking and graying of the service organizations and churches that have been a vital part of this valley...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BMS principal discusses school safety

Editor's note: The Bayfield Middle School principal sent this letter on Thursday, Oct. 12, after the school was evacuated. By Tod Lokey Dear Bayfield Middle School Community, Today was a...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Wolfwood thanks donors

Please accept our deepest appreciation for supporting the Wolfwood Refuge sixth annual art auction. The support and generosity from UltraSteam, Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, CJ Sand...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield Downtown Farmers Market thanks supporters, customers

On June 15, the town of Bayfield and the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce hosted yet another successful Block Party on Mill Street as an ongoing effort to promote the downtown and to join the community...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion