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Sales tax is fair way to share street costs

As a participant in local government, I have come to appreciate roads as one of the fundamental roles of governance. All great civilizations had roads at their core. All too often citizens take...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

IES teachers thank Mt. Allison Grange

The Mt. Allison Grange presented all the third graders at Ignacio Elementary School with their own dictionaries. The students will use the dictionaries in their classroom. Some of the students...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield streets need funding source

Bayfield is a small town of 2,500 residents who live nestled in the Pine River Valley amongst wild bears, plentiful deer, some elk, turkeys galore (yes, there are barking dogs) and so much more. ...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Support Bayfield sales-tax increase

Why do I support the proposed 1 cent sales tax increase? EASY! This sales tax increase will fund a major backlog that the Town of Bayfield has in street maintenance and stormwater drainage. I want...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Jean Brown thanks committee

It was an honor and a privilege to be chosen as Grand Marshal for the Heritage Days parade. I want to thank the Heritage Days Committee and everyone involved for all of the hard work in making...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Thanks for Zucchini festival success

The Pine River Library and the Pine River Garden Club want to thank everyone who attended the Inaugural Zucchini Extravaganza last Sunday. It was a great day with fabulous food, fun events, and...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Colorado needs water storage on Front Range

Water makes Colorado green, not only through irrigation provided by farmers, ranchers and others, but also as the primary economic driver of tourism, agriculture, recreation, and, if you think...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BHS hosting homecoming parade Sept. 25

Bayfield High School will be hosting our annual homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 25. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. and end around 2:30 p.m. If your business is on Mill street, the street will...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Wolves are howling their gratitude

Please accept our heartfelt appreciation to the Five Branches Campground for their generosity and kindness in allowing the Wolfwood Refuge to visit. Our hearts were touched with community support...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Former marina operator should refund fees to Vallecito customers

In regards to the Dolores Star article about McPhee Reservoir marina operator Stan Folsom in the Aug. 7 edition of the Times: I just wish Stan Folsom would give the people who gave him their hard...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

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

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