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Once again, daylight savings time stinks

It's time this Saturday night for that annual exercise in stupidity, setting our clocks forward one hour. Honestly, it's just moronic. Our household already has to get up early to make it to school...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

Local museum appreciates turnout for pie auction

The Cabin Fever fundraiser for the Pine River Valley Heritage Society Museum on Feb. 27 at the Bayfield Church of Christ was a great success! Joel Racheff of the Bar D Wranglers kept us...

DATE: March 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support Sanders in Democratic caucus March 1

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton face off right here in La Plata County on March 1, the Colorado Democratic Caucus, starting at 6:30 p.m.. It's the candidates' first step toward becoming the...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Clinton best choice for Democrats

Fellow registered Democrats:  Politicians, insiders and outsiders, are in full swing. Join the swing with your sensibilities at your March 1 caucus - your last chance to be formally counted for...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

League of Women Voters hosting legislative forum on March 5

The League of Women Voters of La Plata County is presenting its annual Legislative Lowdown this year at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, at the Durango Recreation Center. We invite everyone in La Plata...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support Sanders in caucuses Tuesday

La Plata County is feelin' the Bern! Bernie supporters are all over Bayfield. They are your friends and neighbors in Forest Lakes, Dove Ranch, Mill Street/Downtown, Mesa Meadows, Clover Meadows,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Your participation needed in presidential caucuses

We've watched the political action in Iowa and New Hampshire. Our turn is coming on Tuesday, March 1, in Colorado. That's when we have precinct caucuses, the first step to determine which...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

Physician: end-of-life proposal is just one option for terminally ill

I have just returned from Denver where I testified at the Senate and House Committee hearings regarding the End of Life Options (italics mine) bills. The debate is sadly divided along ideological...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ignacio superintendent appreciates support

Editor's note: Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto of the Ignacio School District asked the Times to run this letter in response to a threat he received. As this situation becomes more public, I want to...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ignacio Public Library invites families to dinner

The Ignacio Community Library (ICL) kicks off its fourth Family Reading Circles program on March 10th. The six week program brings families together to share a meal and explore ways that they may...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

In-home service grant vouchers available for La Plata County residents

Courtesy La Plata County Senior Services Do you know someone or are you a person who is living alone and aging who could use some extra help with shopping or taking medication? Are you recovering...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Talk of the times

Former Ignacio town employee responds to Times article

Yes, I am the employee you decided to feature in your paper this week. I made poor decisions that will haunt myself and my family for a long time to come. It is sensational. It is gossip worthy....

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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