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Leadership La Plata in 25th year of training community leaders

Leadership La Plata (LLP) is now recruiting its next class of residents to learn more about what makes the community function and improve their leadership skills. LLP is celebrating its 25th year...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield not exempt from city law enforcement issues

Bayfield deputies see the town's less idyllic side, Marshal Joe McIntyre said in a presentation to town trustees on May 6. He played a recording of radio exchanges on a call for a drunk man with...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

BOCC seeks comments on marijuana regs

The La Plata County Commissioners are accepting public comments on proposed land use code changes dealing with medical and recreational (retail) marijuana businesses. The commissioners had a...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio school staff gets pay raise

The Ignacio School Board approved a 2 percent increase in base pay for district employees at their April 24 meeting, effective for the 2014-2015 budget year. They also approved step increases for...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Character Counts coming to Ignacio Middle School

The Ignacio School Board has approved Middle School Principal Chris deKay's request to implement the Character Counts program at his school. He wants the program to expand to the entire community,...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Mark Redwine taken into custody early Saturday morning

The father of murdered teen Dylan Redwine was briefly taken into custody overnight by Denver police and transported to Denver Health Medical Center via ambulance, according to Channel 9 news in...

DATE: May 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

BHS baseball going for league sweep

Bayfield's back! Yep, top-ten! Two wins from an 8-0 tear through the 3A Intermountain League, Jon Qualls' Wolverines (14-3 overall) were the only 'new' team included in this week's

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Sports

Tax assessors are visiting properties

It's May, the snow is past, change is in the air and the assessor's office is mailing "intervening year" Notices of Value, to those who have changed their properties.  By change I mean building...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine to hold contested election

For the first time in recent memory, there is a contested election for seats on the board of the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District. On Tuesday evening, four of the candidates - two...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Thank you for help with Ignacio 9Health Fair

To all who helped make the Ignacio 9Health Fair a success, we want to thank you.  First, thanks to all of the participants; we hope your health will be better because of it.  Thank you to all who...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Upper Pine board member appreciates support

On Tuesday, May 6, there is an important election taking place in Upper Pine River Fire Protection District. It is an election for two seats on the board of directors for the fire district. This...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Firewood permits on sale

As backcountry roads have begun to dry out and open for the summer season, permits to cut firewood on National Forest or BLM lands in southwestern Colorado (2014 tags are lavender in color) are now...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News