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Marijuana could provide tax revenue

I, like Town Manger Chris LaMay and the Bayfield Town Board, am concerned about the town's need to raise money, the public's regularly turning down a sales tax increase, and the seemingly limited...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

LLP arts class coordinators thank volunteers

The Leadership La Plata 2014-15 class met on Jan. 9 at the Durango Arts Center. We want to thank Ted Holteen who moderated the all-day session. A further shout-out goes to the panelists: Sheri...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Property tax bills are in mail

2014 property tax bills have been mailed to all La Plata County property owners. Property taxes are paid retroactively, meaning that 2014 taxes are paid in 2015. It is the property owner's...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Gardner, Tipton claim to be conservative

I'm interested in our Congressional Representative Scott Tipton's, and Senator Cory Gardner's conservative stances. I know they both espouse smaller federal government reach and support individual...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Youth should repair museum damage

The Pine River Valley Heritage Society Museum was notified by the marshal's office regarding racial epithets and graffiti on our building. We thank the business owner who provided the marshal's...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Preschool thanks Bells for BEEP supporters

Bayfield Early Education Programs completed its Bells for BEEP fundraiser on Dec. 18. Sponsors of the bells were CRG Construction, Horizon Environmental Services, F & M Construction, Sun Cleaning,...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Lions Club appreciates Santas, donors

The North Pole has sent a special message to the Bayfield Lions Club. Santa Claus would like to thank all his helpers in the Bayfield community. Santa would not be able to visit all the children in...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BEEP appreciates support for breakfast

Bayfield Early Education Programs recently completed its 10th annual Breakfast with Santa and silent auction fundraiser on Dec. 13. We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Jennifer Gosney...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Leadership La Plata thanks supporters

We are writing of behalf of all of Leadership La Plata to sincerely thank the businesses, organizations and individuals who contributed to making our LLP Business session in December a great...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ignacio Wrestling Association promoting sport

The Ignacio Wrestling Association is a nonprofit organization that began in May to promote wrestling in Ignacio and the surrounding communities. Our meetings and membership are open to anyone who...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Postal worker, coach thanks community

Before I leave my home of 20 years to begin a new chapter of my life, I would like to say thank you to all of you. Thank you to all the parents who over many seasons entrusted me with your...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Roth family thanks friends for support

We would like to send a big thank you to everyone who called, sent cards, sent flowers, sent donations to charities, visited with us and gave us so much support after Ella's passing. There were...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion