Mancos fire still smoldering

MANCOS - Fire crews have contained a blaze that engulfed the Western Excelsior plant in Mancos on Monday afternoon. About 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, the Montezuma County Health Department reported via its...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Two suicides take place in Bayfield area

Two young women took their lives near Bayfield in the past two weeks, then a Durango teenager apparently committed suicide on Tuesday at his home. There have now been nine suicides this year in La...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Great Old Broads holding art fundraiser on Mother's Day

Tickets are now available for the Mother's Day "Art for Advocacy" fundraiser set for noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 14 at Fox Fire Farms Winery southeast of Ignacio. The family event celebrates...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Wetlands mitigation is part of Bayfield bridge project

The twin bridges that spanned the Pine River along Bayfield Parkway are gone, dismantled and taken away, allowing work to proceed to replace them with two new bridges. The project will also include...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bobcats score win on Senior Day

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

BHS students hold Kindness Fair

As part of Dude, Be Nice Week at Bayfield High School, members of the FOR Club held a Kindness Fair on Tuesday. "The Kindness Fair was great," said Jen Leithauser, sponsor of the club. The...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Writers group launches Cedar Moon literary journal

The Ignacio Writers Group is taking their writing to the next level, and they want you to help them celebrate. The group will launch its first issue of their literary journal Cedar Moon, from 6 to...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Cattlemen honor Browns at annual banquet

It's a busy time of year in the agricultural community, between cows calving, sheep lambing, crops to be planted, ditches to be cleared ... well, you get the picture. But all of that was put aside...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Lawmakers give initial OK to raise hunting and fishing prices

DENVER - The cost of hunting and fishing in Colorado may increase by as much as 50 percent in coming years. House Bill 1321, which would raise the cap across the board for hunting and fishing...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Heading to state

The old saying about musicians getting to Carnegie Hall is with "practice, practice, practice." For top students at Ignacio Middle School, a test preparation class might be part of their academic...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Spring Festival starts seasonal fun

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

BHS student raising money to attend conference in Boston

Bake sales and good causes go together like a hand in a glove, peanut butter and chocolate, or a horse and carriage. Fifteen-year-old Makaelah Hutchins, a Bayfield High School freshman, earned...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: News