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Here is an easy way to buy solar power

Attention all you Bayfield "greenies," and even the climate change naysayers in our midst. Those of you that have strongly supported local pressure being exerted on LPEA to utilize more renewable...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Yappy, unleashed dogs don't belong in quiet cemetery

I would like to take a few moments to express my thoughts and feelings towards a 60ish woman and her two "corkies" (little yappy dogs) who visited our Pine River Cemetery last week. I noticed you...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Youth football raising funds for jerseys

Hi everyone! As many of you know, Bayfield-Ignacio YAFL is overdue for some new game jerseys. We are a very small community and our businesses get hit up for donations for every sport. However, we...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Fiesta thanks donors, volunteers

San Ignacio Fiesta celebrated 115 years and we thank everyone who joined us and who helped to make it possible. Congratulations to the parade grand prize winner, the Class of 1975 Reunion, and to...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Thanks for Rotary Beer Garden success

This year's Pine River Centennial Rotary Club July 4 Beer Garden in Bayfield was our most successful so far. Special thanks go to Southwest Ag and the Hillyer family for again supplying their big...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Superintendent asks for information on vandalism

Parents, This is the time of year that I typically send out an email welcoming everyone back for the upcoming start to the school year, but it saddens me that this first communication of the year...

DATE: July 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Executive order needed to log Wolf Creek

Summer continues to be very busy. I have been given the opportunity to discuss the legislative session with folks from Pagosa Springs to Gunnison, and I hope to see many more citizens between now...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Mother of car crash victim thanks first responders for saving life

Editor's note: the following is a copy of a thank you letter sent to the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District. On the morning of May 17 my son, Lee McCutchen, suffered massive injuries in a...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield YAFL seeks donations for upcoming football season

Dear generous community member, Now in existence in Bayfield for over 11 years, Youth American Football League (YAFL) is dedicated to providing the youth of our community an opportunity to...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support Music in the Mountains tonight

I am writing to remind and encourage everyone to attend the Music in the Mountains concerts tonight, Friday, July 17, at our wonderful new Bayfield Performing Arts Center. These concerts are a...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Marshal's office has new website, Twitter

The Bayfield Marshal's Office would like to welcome Genessa Heide to the department as our new administrative assistant.  She is a graduate of Western State College with a major in English and...

DATE: July 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support Our Streets organizing in Bayfield

Bayfield residents have another chance in November to vote on whether a 1-percent sales tax will be added to their purchases made in town and to all others who make purchases. This tax will be...

DATE: June 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion