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Lost, stolen bikes are at Marshal's Office

The Bayfield Marshal's Office has several lost or stolen bicycles which have been turned in for the past five years and have not been claimed. If you are missing a bicycle and can properly...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Commissioners bring real-world experience to county government

Each of our county commissioners was elected, in part, based on the sum total of their job experiences. Experience is valuable: people with limited job or life experience rarely get elected. Julie...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

United States should use carbon fees, dividends for clean-energy economy

The United States has been the world's leader in innovation, and the economic prosperity it brings, for almost a century. Why then are we suddenly the laggards, not the leaders? The future belongs...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Town should make developers pipe ditches

What price is the Town of Bayfield willing to pay to save a life? That's a horrifying question, but one that cannot be ignored. It is time for the town to take off its blinders and to seriously...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield Marshal's Office offers tips for a safe 4th

We hope you have a wonderful Independence Day on Tuesday! In order to keep you, your family, pets, and neighbors safe, please consider the following tips as you put the finishing touches on your...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Vallecito Service League appreciates supper supporters

The Vallecito Service League sincerely thanks everyone who cooked and attended our annual chili cookoff on June 11. Mike Dwinnell's "Anti-Gringo Chili" won first place. Prizes included a painted...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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