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Bayfield seniors show no surrender in blowout of Montezuma-Cortez

Not even David Hawkins was sure what to do when he found the ball in his hands during the opening drive of the game. With all eyes on him, he ran 30 yards untouched to the end zone to begin a...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine Fire sends ambulance for hurricane relief

One ambulance and two crew members from the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District have been deployed to Georgia to help with Hurricane Michael relief. The ambulance crew left Colorado Thursday...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library board requesting mill levy increase

For the first time since 1999, the Pine River Public Library District is asking voters for a property tax increase. The proposed property tax would raise the district's mill levy from 2.5 mills to...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Legalized pot sales in Bayfield?

For the first time since Colorado voters agreed to legalize marijuana sales 2011, Bayfield voters will decide if they want to have marijuana dispensaries in town limits. The town board has banned...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

State Senate candidates Coram, Unger differ on ballot issues

Wants are many but resources are scarce; it's a division that frequently separates views on public policies. In state Senate District 6, the southwest corner of the state, how far government should...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

KSUT radio station meets $1 million fundraising goal

KSUT, a public radio station based in Ignacio, topped its fundraising goal of collecting $1 million by Sept. 30, a milestone that solidified a matching grant of $1 million from the Southern Ute...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Gun shop moving from Vallecito to Bayfield

Colorado Gun Fighter received approval for use by review from the Bayfield Planning Commission on Tuesday to open a gun shop and modular gun range in Bayfield. "We want the sales tax revenue from...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

New community space opens at ELHI

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Celebration of life to be held for former Bayfield superintendent

There will be a celebration of life for Troy Zabel, the former superintendent of Bayfield schools, on Saturday, Oct. 13. The event starts at 1 p.m. at the Bayfield Performing Arts Center at...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine makes brief court appearance, is scheduled for four-week trial

Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, made a brief appearance Wednesday in 6th Judicial District Court where a judge set a four-week trial to begin Feb. 25. Redwine,...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Two suspects remain at-large after fleeing from police in car, on foot

Two suspects who led law enforcement on a high-speed chase in a stolen car and eventually a foot pursuit near Bayfield remain at large Tuesday, law enforcement officials say. La Plata County...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Animal scientist Temple Grandin shares insights on animal fear, overbreeding

Author Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science, shared her insight into the sensory world that animals experience with equine enthusiasts and professionals Monday at the Strater Hotel. ...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News