BMS girl to compete in Elks Hoop Shoot

Kenasea Byrd of Bayfield Middle School will represent the Durango Elks Lodge Friday and Saturday at the Colorado State Elks Hoop Shoot contest in Salida. She won the district competition on Jan. 27...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service plans burn in Sauls Creek Area

The San Juan National Forest Columbine Ranger District plans to burn slash piles in the Sauls Creek area as weather allows, starting Thursday. Piles to be burned are the result of recent thinning...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Tax prep help free at library

Taxpayers can receive free tax help for preparing 2017 tax returns every Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. through April 15 at Pine River Library. Volunteers who have undergone training and are...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Volunteers wanted for superintendent interviews

The Bayfield School District Board of Education is seeking volunteers to participate in the interviews of candidates for the position of superintendent of schools. Participants will need to be...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fundraiser established for Bayfield woman

A fundraising account has been established for Linda Hester of Bayfield. She is a longtime waitress at Brenda's Old West Cafe but currently is unable to work as she suffers from leukemia, a...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA has unclaimed Capital Credits available to members

La Plata Electric Association is seeking members, or former members, who are due to receive Capital Credits refund monies. To that end LPEA is publishing in local newspapers, and posting on its...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

SW Civic Winds, BHS students to perform Saturday

The Southwest Civic Winds will present concerts in February to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein. The concert in Bayfield will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in the...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

County Fair holding theme contest

The La Plata County Fair Board is currently accepting theme ideas for the 2018 La Plata County Fair. Themes should reflect the family and community nature of the fair. Please keep theme or slogan...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield seeks input on river properties, parks

The Town of Bayfield has purchased a 23.8-acre parcel along the Pine River. Following up on its parks and open space plan, the town has hired a consultant, Groundwork Studio, to develop a...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Four seats up for election La Plata Electric Association Board

Election packets for those interested in running for a seat on the La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Board of Directors will be available Friday, Feb. 2 at LPEA offices in Durango and Pagosa...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Parks and Wildlife hosting teleconference Thursday for hunters, anglers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's southwest region invites hunters and anglers to give their ideas and voice their opinions about wildlife issues at a Sportsmen's Roundtable meeting which will be held...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Town of Bayfield holding forum on marijuana sales

The Town of Bayfield will hold an open forum to discuss possibly lifting the ban on medical and retail marijuana sales in town limits. The forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News