Local students collect food for drive

Pine River Shares hosted its fifth annual "Food, Friends and Fun" drive in November and December. Students from Bayfield Elementary and Bayfield Middle School held a canned food drive, which...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Heart Safe honors life-saving volunteers

Sometimes, even a lifesaver deserves a thank you. Heart Safe La Plata held an award ceremony at halftime of the women's basketball game at Fort Lewis College. The Dec. 18 event was to recognize...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Holiday lights sparkle

Christmas lights are in abundance this year in Bayfield. A list of addresses with displays is on Bayfield Realty's Facebook page. Pine River RV Park also has its huge display visible from U.S....

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Four students selected for Colorado All State Philharmonic

Four area youth have been selected for the 2018 Colorado All State Philharmonic Orchestra. Jack Ferguson and Reed Merchant, both double bass players from Bayfield High, join Rebecca Bowers, violin,...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

New parking lot available in Sauls Creek area

A new parking lot to serve the Sauls Creek area of the San Juan National Forest has been realized on the Columbine Ranger District, thanks to a U.S. Forest Service partnership with BP America and...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Operation Christmas Child collects almost 6,000 boxes in area

Volunteers from the Four Corners Colorado Area Team are celebrating the record-breaking collection of 5,988 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they are loved and not...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Baker-Sage elected tribal chairwoman

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe elected two new council members and a new tribal chairwoman at Friday's runoff election. Christine Baker-Sage pulled off a narrow election victory against opponent...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Heart Safe to honor life-saving community members tonight

Few people are given the opportunity to save a life. Heart Safe La Plata is planning to present awards to a group of people who have done just that in 2017. "We have recorded eight cardiac arrest...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Upper Pine Fire receives award for financial report

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Upper Pine River Fire Protection...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Two shows finish holiday season at Community Concert Hall

Two shows will finish up 2017 at the Community Concert Hall. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is a swinging band that might appeal to some young people if they're dragged along by their parents. Jay and Silent...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Realty holding Christmas light contest

Bayfield Realty is hosting its third annual Christmas light contest. Nominations are due Dec. 19 by emailing a name, physical address and phone number to br@bayfieldrealty.com, or leave...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Ignacio School Board holding community meeting Thursday

The Ignacio School Board will hold a community-wide meeting regarding the district's accreditation status. Because the district is back on school improvement status, parents and community are...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: News