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Federal listing of Gunnison sage grouse as 'threatened' is disrespectful

By J. Paul Brown I am writing to register my displeasure with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to list the bird as "threatened" under the endangered Species Act. It is not rational...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Leadership La Plata hosts government class

On behalf of all Leadership La Plata, we want to sincerely thank all of those businesses, organizations and individuals who contributed to the success of the Government Day session held at the La...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Pine River Seniors thank supporters

We would like to thank the following businesses for their support in the huge success of our annual fundraiser/bazaar on Nov. 8. From Bayfield - 7L Ranch, A&W, Alta/ Conoco, Amerigas, Baked,...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Gas drilling permitted in HD Mountains

The purpose of this letter is to inform the community of the ongoing plans for drilling gas wells in the HD Mountains. In July, the U.S. Forest Service circulated information by letter, email and...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

FFA appreciates support for raffle

The Future Farmers of America Ignacio chapter and parents would like to thank the community for supporting our recent raffle. This fundraiser would not have been possible without the support of SD...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Sales tax vote was short-sighted

Congratulations Bayfield voters! The majority of voters voted against the 1-cent sales tax increase, so now we can all watch our property taxes go up. Brilliant! Scot Trinklein Bayfield

DATE: Nov. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Where's the recycling in Bayfield?

It is disconcerting that recycling has become a polarized issue and the necessary expenses to cover a recycling program cannot be met by the Town of Bayfield. Community-wide recycling services...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Rotary thanks Heritage Day sponsors, volunteers

Pine River Centennial Rotary Club would like to thank all those who helped with the success of our Bayfield Heritage Day fundraisers - Ewe Pick 'Em and our beer garden in the park. Special thanks...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

BHS student appreciates sports funding

I am writing to inform people about sports funding at Bayfield High School. I am very pleased with the way our school board and athletic director divide the money. Sports get money from some of...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Music director appreciates support

Well, here we are. Another great season of marching - my 25th - is in the books, my 10th as the lucky person who gets to lead the Bayfield High School Marching Wolverines. Bayfield High School,...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Who is donating to Lieb's campaign?

How can anyone endorse Bobby Lieb for treasurer when the following is FACT?   Look up Robert Lieb on the Secretary of State's elections web site you will find expenditures for his campaign, but NO...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Leadership La Plata appreciates support for class held in Bayfield

On behalf of all of Leadership La Plata, the county's community education and leadership skills training program, we want to sincerely thank all those businesses, organizations and individuals who...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion