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Pine River Shares thanks community

The Leadership Team at Pine River Shares wishes to publicly thank you all for your loving and unselfish giving during our recent Food, Friends and Funds drive as well as throughout the past year. ...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Stay safe this holiday season

Happy Holidays! To ensure your safety this holiday season, please consider the following safety tips. Let a trustworthy neighbor know if you're planning to go out of town for the holidays so that...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Wolfwood refuge director thanks volunteers, humane society

To my surprise and great honor, I was chosen to be the La Plata County Humane Society's Animal Advocate of the Year. It is such a humbling and wonderful feeling to receive recognition for the doing...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Pine River Library got $4,500 grant from State Grants to Libraries

The Pine River Library District is pleased to announce it has received a grant in the amount of $4,500 from the Colorado State Library through the State Grants to Libraries Act. These monies will...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Lights looks lovely on Mill Street

It's great to see some Christmas lights along Mill Street again. Cheery and welcoming! Thanks to all those involved in this project. Kristen Hartzell Bayfield

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Cheer coach thanks squad members, supporters

Bayfield has a lot to be proud of! Not only did the dance team win state, we were the only school with both Pom and Cheer teams making it to the state finals! Bayfield's cheer team competed against...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Sad events arrive during joyful time of year

With the rush of events and parties and concerts, December always goes by in a blur. Two sad events punctuated the bustling activities last week. On Thursday morning, which was Pearl Harbor Day, we...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Tailwind Nutrition: Grant money will provide a boost to a growing local business in Bayfield

There was a big win recently in Bayfield, but we are not talking about football. Kudos to the Wolverines, of course, for their 2A state title, but the less publicized win came just south of...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Knights thank Food for Families supporters

The Knights of Columbus, Council 14407, of Bayfield and Ignacio, would like to thank our community and St. Bartholomew and St. Ignatius churches for their generous contributions of food that made...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Universal Health Coverage Day is Dec. 12

Did you know that Dec. 12 is Universal Health Coverage Day? On Dec. 12, 2012, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution calling on U.N. member states to ensure that...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Football championship brings pride to a small town

At the end of Saturday's 2A football game, Dan Ford's voice came booming over the stadium loudspeakers, announcing there were just a few minutes left in the 2017 football season. Even though he was...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Citizens should demand net neutrality

It's a very boring-sounding issue, but net neutrality deserves our attention immediately! The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, is proposing internet service providers,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion