Marijuana sales could affect local youth, prevention programs needed

Editor's note: this is a copy of a letter submitted to the Bayfield Town Board. Culture is often described as the norms and beliefs that a group decides to live by. Balance between market-driven...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Marijuana dispensaries would provide taxes, services in Bayfield

Why should Bayfield residents support lifting the ban on marijuana dispensaries within the town limits? The answer is simply that the more taxes that stay locally, rather than leaking to our...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BEEP thanks fundraiser sponsors

Bayfield Early Education Programs (BEEP) sincerely appreciates the sponsors and donors of our recent fundraiser, Breakfast with Santa, held on Dec. 9 in Bayfield. We would like to recognize FCI...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Tipton should join Climate Solutions Caucus in U.S. House of Representatives

I am a conservative Republican and value integrity, freedom, and personal responsibility. Like a growing number of Americans, I am concerned about our current administration's policies regarding...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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

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