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Marshal's deputies appreciate community support

The deputies of the Bayfield Marshal's Office would like to thank the community of Bayfield for recognizing us and showing your appreciation of our service last week during National Police Week....

DATE: May 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Museum honoring WWII vets

The Pine River Valley Heritage Society Museum is honoring our Bayfield soldiers who gave their lives during WWII that ended in May 1945, 70 years ago in the European Theater. The Pacific Theater...

DATE: May 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Paving county roads wastes money

I find it frustrating reading about how we need to pave every county road in sight. I've heard from avid asphalt enthusiasts about how paving will make all our lives better, however I'm skeptical...

DATE: May 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Dubit appreciates votes for LPEA board

I am running for the LPEA Board of Directors, District 2. The energy landscape is evolving, presenting new challenges and new opportunities. Business as usual will not be good enough. I bring...

DATE: May 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Business expertise needed at LPEA

I have been following the actions of the LPEA board. There seems to be a cliché that is not in the best interest of the association. Partisan politics do not belong in certain elections, such as...

DATE: May 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

LPEA board needs business leadership

I am a director of the La Plata Electric (LPEA) board. The opinions expressed in this letter are mine.  I have served on many different boards.  The LPEA board is not a high functioning board right...

DATE: May 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield Marshals office seeks owners

The Bayfield Marshals Office has several items in evidence with unknown owners. If you believe some of these items might belong to you, please contact Corporal Daniel Abdella at 884-9636, ext. 113....

DATE: May 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

LPEA 'greens' disregard state law

Regarding LPEA elections: As a 33-year cooperative member, I raised a legitimate issue in a reasonable way. I have been threatened by the "greens." The Herald used this word, not me; "the...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Business experience needed for LPEA board

I am very happy that Karen Barger, Kohler McInnis, and Jim Wotkyns have decided to run for the La Plata Electric Association board of directors. Board responsibility and accountability cannot...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

LPEA Greens spend your money freely

Follow the money. It's standard advice for discovering underlying truths. Applied to La Plata Electric Association's Board of Directors, it looks like this: Mentioned in the April 15 meeting is...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Dubit is best choice for LPEA District 2

For the first time in many years, residents in LPEA District 2 are being offered a choice of candidates who will ultimately represent them on the LPEA board; and that choice is Gregg Dubit. Gregg's...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

LPEA needs strength, reliability

I am running for the LPEA Board of Directors in District 2 because I believe affordable electricity should be available to all. In 1979 I moved to Durango to start my business. I started, then...

DATE: April 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion