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Donations needed for Crane fundraisers

Aria Crane is a 12-year-old sweetheart who is battling Hodgkin's lymphoma for the second time in her short life. Aria is a 7th grader in Bayfield. Her dad Brian Crane is the information technology...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

J. Paul Brown supports gun rights

I want to encourage everyone to vote for J. Paul Brown. I have known J. Paul for many years and know him to be an honest, hardworking person. From his roles on the local school board, serving as...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Veterans Stand Down set for Nov. 15

The Veterans Administration, DAV, American Legion, Red Cross, Veterans for Veterans and Volunteers of America are hosting the first Veterans Stand Down for our area. The event will be held at from...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Heritage Society appreciates support

The Pine River Valley Heritage Society annual fundraiser on Sept. 26, featuring the Bar D Wranglers, was a great success. The Worleys sang during the meal while our hungry guests enjoyed a new menu...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

EPA's federal water rule is a power grab

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule as proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is an enormous overreach, in an attempt to gain increased control over all water. The EPA's proposed...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Vote Smith for county coroner

I had the pleasure and privilege of meeting Janis "Jann" Smith about four months ago. Never having met a coroner before, I was amazed that this lovely, soft spoken, and articulate woman chooses to...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Ad targeting Brown is ludicrous

There is a political advertisement on TV that is blatantly inaccurate and tries to tarnish J. Paul Brown's reputation.  The $200,000 figure is totally wrong, and those benefiting from Animal Damage...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Calvary Church thanks Pine Valley Foursquare

On behalf of Betty Abernathy's church family here at Calvary Presbyterian, I wanted to publicly thank our wonderful sisters and brothers at Pine Valley Foursquare for their graciousness and help...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Morrissey is best choice for treasurer

A letter to the editor in the Durango Herald on Sept. 10 by Linda Daley referenced me. This letter was in support of a candidate whom I do not support. I would like people to know that I support...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Sheriff Schirard has honesty, experience

I have known Duke Schirard for many years. He was always helpful, honest and caring as marshal of Bayfield. He did a great job. I also have had real-estate business dealing with Duke, and again he...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield Farmers Market appreciated

For me, a glad day arrives in June when the Bayfield Farmers Market opens at the park next to the Los Pinos River off Highway 160. A sad day arrives when the Market ends its season in October. At...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Gardner desperate, support Udall

It is difficult to understand how a man can be seeking to serve us in the highest of public offices and yet tarnish the very same legacy of public service the current officeholder and his family...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion