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Performance group holding spring showcase on Saturday

La PLata County Independent Youth Performing Arts competed March 24 at the Manzano Winterguard Invitational in Albuquerque. Several groups in LPCIYPA placed in competition at the annual event. The...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

La Plata Electric candidates weigh renewables, costs

Candidates competing for the La Plata Electric Association board are divided on how aggressively to pursue renewable energy, and some argue it's time for a fresh vision. LPEA is limited on how...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Supporters of La Plata County commissioner's recall short more than 2,000 signatures

La Plata County Clerk and Recorder Tiffany Parker on Tuesday said the petition a trio of residents filed in an effort to recall La Plata Commissioner Gwen Lachelt fell just more than 2,000...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS setter Bayles signs with Adams State

Seen sitting with Bayfield's 'Rowdy Crowd' during home basketball games this winter instead of battling in the paint, one could bet Courtney Bayles would proudly have contributed to the Wolverines'...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield teen wins youth award

Selected as an exceptionally outstanding youth, Bayfield teen Taylor Morris has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County. The Youth of the Year program...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine arraignment set for June 29

Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man accused of killing his son, made a brief court appearance Friday morning for a status conference. He is suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan Redwine, in...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield students heading to state Skills USA

Bayfield High School students in the Skills USA program are returning to state competition next week in Colorado Springs. Skills USA is a national technical trades and engineering club. Taking...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Vallecito residents debate future of ATV use

A debate has ignited among residents about the future use of all-terrain vehicles around Vallecito. The community conversation was sparked by an ATV-rental company's request to expand the services...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield High School baseball coach Petrie resigns mid-season

The Bayfield High School Wolverines won two games Saturday without their head coach, Danny Petrie. Last week, Petrie resigned, reportedly after drinking beer at an Arizona Diamondbacks game where...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS seniors volunteer for Legacy Day

On Tuesday, members of the Class of 2018 gave back to the community. As part of Bayfield High School's annual legacy day, seniors visited and worked at Pine River Library, Bayfield Early Education...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Animal Protection may be tapped to help curb human-bear conflicts

Residents and businesses in La Plata County may see stricter enforcement this summer of the county's ordinance intended to reduce human-bear conflicts. La Plata County commissioners on Tuesday took...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Red flag warning issued for Montezuma, La Plata counties

A red flag warning is in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday for La Plata and Montezuma counties, where weather conditions are ideal for wildland fires, the National Weather Service said Tuesday....

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News