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Rural Colo. deserves better broadband

People with broadband service get to fill out college applications at home, watch YouTube videos, email friends and research important topics. Those without have to work in coffee shops, library...

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

NRA works to protect United States constitution, Democrats don't

We have seen a lot in the news about the National Rifle Association. The Democrats would have you believe the NRA is to blame for the death of children. This seems a little hypocritical on the part...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Bayfield High School basketball coach: Thanks for the wonderful memories

This will be my final year as coach for the Bayfield School District. It has been a great honor over the past 30 years to serve the players, coaching staffs, schools and communities of the Four...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Basketball gets its day in Bayfield

Some weary boys stepped off the school bus on Sunday, but they were holding the ultimate prize, a long-sought state championship for Bayfield...in basketball. This small school has won plenty of...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Dem asking for support at Democratic assembly

My name is Root Routledge, independent Progressive Democrat. I'm one of the four candidates in the race for Congress in Colorado's third district. My website, www.RootForCitizenCongressman.org ,...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Diversity Dialogue thanks community for support

Thanks to all who came out on a sunny Saturday for the ninth annual Diversity Dialogue on Feb. 17, with a big shout out to the youth who came from across the county to attend - your participation...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Conservation group rates Colorado lawmakers

If you value clean water and air, and are concerned about climate change, the League of Conservation Voters just released its most recent National Environmental Scorecard of our members of...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Outgoing superintendent thanks staff, community

It is with mixed emotions and sincere regret that I am writing to inform you of my decision to resign as Superintendent of the Bayfield School District. I am making this decision after several...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Property rights present paradox for county residents

By Josh Joswick A truth: When the county goes to work on its land-use code, it is poking a stick into the hornets' nest. So it is no surprise that this latest county effort is eliciting some pretty...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Sunshine is always right: Support open records laws

By Jim Zachary Editor, The Valdosta Daily Times Open government is not a political platform. It is a basic American right. The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

County residents deserve voice on Bayfield marijuana issue

The last two town board meetings in Bayfield proved to be discouraging for the numerous citizens who took time out to attend and to express their views regarding the pending marijuana decision to...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Welcome, basketball fans

It's a busy two days for basketball lovers in Ignacio and Bayfield. After years of having to host regionals in other venues because of weird CHSAA rules, the Ignacio girls and boys basketball teams...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Opinion