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Marijuana sales not a good fit in Bayfield

I am not in favor of medical or recreational marijuana sales in Bayfield. That's not who we are. We are about kids riding bikes unattended by parents, parks, Fourth of July parades, sheep running...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield School Board welcomes input on superintendent search

One of the most important functions designated by the State of Colorado to a Board of Education is the selection of the school district's superintendent of schools. The Bayfield School Board wants...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Recreational marijuana would open Pandora's box in Bayfield

The Durango Herald article of a Loveland resident who was killed in the fatal car on Dec. 14, 2017 seven miles west of Pagosa Springs, reported, "Icy road conditions and exceeding a safe speed...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Brown decides not to run for House seat

Debbie and l have decided not to run for the Colorado House District 59 seat. My priorities have always been, God, family, and then the legislature. I put my heart and soul into my legislative...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Republicans show loyalty with tax plan

Congressional Republicans have rammed through big tax cuts for the mega rich (including the Trump family) and mega corporations. Since the Reagan era, they've claimed these will crank up the...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Owners of KD's thanks Times

Hi Melanie, we just wanted to say thank you so very much for the wonderful story you did on KD's! We had NEW people that came in today after seeing our story and lots of comments from others! We so...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Times is still a great little paper

Your 2017 recap of Ignacio and Bayfield news was super! Reading about the great, the good, plus bad and sad of the Pine River Valley made my day. We were all reminded that the kids of this valley...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Durango Herald: Bayfield decides to find out if town might benefit from legal pot sales

It was just a first step, but it was significant, especially for a small Southwest Colorado town well known for its traditional attitudes. And for its view on the sale of pot. At a Bayfield town...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield should say no to pot shops

Why tarnish our friendly small-town image with a pot shop at our doorstep? We recently celebrated our Bayfield High School Football team winning their 2A State Championship and now our Pom dance...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ignacio School administration thanks students, staff, police

I would like to commend the students, staff, and police departments for their swift actions on Dec. 7 to secure our buildings, ensuring the safety of the students and staff members of the Ignacio...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Tipton's words ring hollow

I am an outdoor enthusiast. There's nothing like a hike in the woods to forget my cares and appreciate the breathtaking beauty of our mountains in Colorado. Like most, I am concerned about...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Vallecito Lake TV Association provided years of service, donates last gift

The Vallecito Lake TV Association was disbanded recently after decades of great service to the community. They sold the tower to an internet company, using all remaining funds from the treasury to...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion