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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

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

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