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Cemetery district cleaning up for Memorial Day

Pine River Cemetery will be performing the annual spring cleanup the week of May 12 in preparation for Memorial Day weekend.  All flowers and decorations will be picked up and disposed of.  If you...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

Firefighters association endorses Cook, Walters

The Firefighters Association of Bayfield would like to announce their support for two candidates in the upcoming Upper Pine River Fire Protection District's Board of Directors Election. All...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

FLC baseball helps out youth team

Photo by Debbie Wilhelm Six players from Fort Lewis Skyhawk baseball came to practice this week with the Bayfield Cobras, a 9-10 team in the Pine River Youth Baseball league. The Cobras are coached...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Pine River Valley in Brief

SATURDAY, MAY 3 9Health Fair, 7 to 11:30 a.m., Bayfield Elementary School Yard sale extravaganza, 8:30 to 2 p.m. IHS parking lot (old elementary school) St. Bartholomew's spring craft sale, 10 a.m....

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Donald Duane Sauer

Donald Duane Sauer, 56, died Sunday, April 27, 2014 at home in Durango. A graveside service was held at the Allison-Tiffany Cemetery on Thursday, May 1. Don was born Oct. 5, 1957 in Durango to John...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Cheryl Ann Ireland

Cheryl Ann Ireland, 67, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at home in Bayfield. A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014 at Pine River Cemetery. Pastor Randy Ash of First Baptist...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Brown, Voss lead BHS track at Aztec

Fittingly, a 'B' and another 'B'-sprinter Brian Mashak and hurdler Brady Fields-stepped up to lead Wolverine track and field at the 2014 Aztec B&B Invitational. But a third and bigger 'B'...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Sports

Berman shouldn't be on LPEA board

No more member owned cooperative La Plata Electric Association money for Jeff Berman!  In 2011 Jeff filed personal bankruptcy and in 2012 his house was foreclosed.   In 2007 Jeff promised farmers...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Opinion

School board approves more money for student data system

Bayfield and Durango school officials have been working for more than a year on a student data tracking system called School Vault to fill a need not being addressed by commercially available...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Home and Ranch show featured a little bit of everything

Southwest Ag was among the exhibitors at last weekend's Home and Ranch Show at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Shown here in a sea of orange, SWAG patriarch Dennis Hillyer answers questions from a...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio moves up age date for this fall's kindergarten students Youngest kids tend to struggle, teachers say

The youngest kids in kindergarten are more likely to struggle than their older classmates, and those struggles can continue through high school. That was the message from kindergarten teachers to...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Demolition before construction

Much of the old Ignacio High School was turned into a pile of rubble last week, the prelude to reconstruction of a virtually new school. The serious demolition happened on April 23 and 24. Left...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News