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

State playoffs: Bayfield hosting state 2A title game

Bayfield. If ever a small town shared a common passion - every resident, it seems, large and small - it is Bayfield. That passion is football, and no other town in Southwest Colorado, and few if...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield's love affair with football continues

Our first football championship game coming to Bayfield - indeed it is a historic time to be a Wolverine, or for a lot of the rest of us, a Wolverine fan. These boys have been my eldest son's...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Forest Lakes need gas station, deli

I would like to know if there are any plans to open a gas station and a deli in Forest Lakes. It would be a big plus to have one due to the large number of residents in the Forest Lakes community....

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield's musicians and teachers deserve the community's support

Recently I attended a concert given by the combined choirs of Bayfield High School and Middle School. This beautifully performed tribute to our flag, tracing its history and importance in song and...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Keep using Bayfield county clerk's office

I would like to thank all the people and the businesses that signed and helped circulate the petition concerning the county clerk's office in Bayfield. Bayfield Mayor Matt Salka and Town Manager...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support a non-partisan approach to climate change

According to a Yale University study, 70 percent of U.S. citizens say that global warming is happening, and over half of U.S. citizens agree it is human caused. Sixty members of the U.S. Congress...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

'Bear' visits Evenings Porch

I live in Forest Lakes near the top on the west side and we see many bears coming in and out of the Bureau of Land Management area. I have compiled a photo album of bears near our home since 2012...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

All invited to grand opening of library park in Bayfield

The Town of Bayfield and the Pine River Library District are pleased to be holding the grand opening of our community's newest park from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Bayfield Library Park...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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