CDOT, contractor complete fiber optic project

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Main Electric have announced the completion of the U.S. Highway 160 Wolf Creek Pass fiber optic installation project. The $4.5...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT paving U.S. 160 near Bayfield

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be pave U.S. Highway (US) 160, near Bayfield next week. The paving operation will take place over three days along a one-mile stretch of the...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Memorial account established for children of Jeremiah Lee

A memorial account has been established at First National Bank of Durango's Bayfield office to benefit the three children of Jeremiah Lee, who live in Bayfield. Donations can be made via check,...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Tribe, school district holding meeting for American Indian students in Ignacio

The Ignacio School Board and the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council invite all parents and guardians of American Indian students who attend Ignacio Public Schools to an Indian Policies and...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio FFA hosting barbecue battle

Ignacio Future Farmers of America are hosting a barbecue cookoff on Sunday. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. at Hunters Run Golf Course. Tickets includes meat, beans, baked pototo and dessert. Tickets...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

BHS students to host Fields of Faith event

Joining thousands of youth across the U.S., members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host Fields of Faith at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Bayfield High School. Pagosa Springs...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Lions Club conducting vision screenings

The Bayfield Lions Club is conducting its annual Kidsight eye tests. The screenings detect vision problems in children which can be treated if diagnosed early. The screener is a Plusoptix, which...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio branding project holding open house

The Town of Ignacio has partnered with a design consultant to create a new logo and branding plan for the town. A final design will be unveiled from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10 at the Ignacio...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Veterans Memorial nearly complete

In September, American Legion post members finished placing the granite and tops on the new Veterans Memorial at the Pine River Cemetery. About 25 paving bricks are left to be placed on the sides...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Cowboy culture, humor part of this weekend's Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Spectacular autumn foliage in the mountains, beautiful fall temperatures and cattle drives all signal it's time to for the 29th annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The Oct. 5-8 event celebrates...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Classic storyteller Garrison Keillor returns to Durango Tuesday

One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor, returns to Durango with his "Just Passing Through" solo tour at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Produced by the...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Storm cancels Heritage Day festivities

Saturday morning's rain and lightning cancelled Bayfield Heritage Days activities, but the sheep trailing continued on the Buck Highway. "You can't sto; a sheep parade," J. Paul Brown quipped as he...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: News