Rabid skunks found in Bayfield, Forest Lakes

Two skunks have tested positive for rabies in La Plata County in the Bayfield area. One was in the Forest Lakes Subdivision and the other closer to downtown Bayfield. San Juan Basin Public Health...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Prayer service for firefighters to be held Sunday

Local are organizing "Bayfield-Ignacio Prays For Durango and firefighters." The gathering is at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Joe Stephenson Park in Bayfield. There will be a collection of lip balm and socks...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Elementary honors academic achievement

Bayfield Elementary School announced several academic achievement awards at the end of the school year in May. The Presidential Award for Academic Achievement honors significant academic growth in...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library hosting chuck wagon dinner

The Friends of the Ignacio Community Library are sponsoring a Smoky the Cowhorse fund raiser at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. Free events include stick horse racing, roping competitions and line...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Sheriff notifies residents of sex offender living in Bayfield

The La Plata County Sheriff's Office has notified some residents in Bayfield that Ian Vincent Taylor, a convicted sex offender, is living at 83 S. Mesa Ave, near Bayfield Parkway. Taylor, 25, was...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Montezuma Creek Fire burns 8 acres

The Montezuma Creek Fire burning on Southern Ute Indian Reservation has grown to 8 acres on tribal lands and is 80 percent contained. The smaller Kerns Canyon fire has burned 2 acres and is...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library offering babysitter training

Pine River Library is offering its popular babysitting training class in August. This two-day course has been offered since 2009, training teens (12 -18 years old) on basic childcare, nutrition,...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Low water forces Navajo Reservoir to remove docks

Navajo State Park on Wednesday will remove docking and marina facilities, as well as fuel and pump-out services, at Navajo Reservoir in Arboles because of low water levels. According to a news...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Caregiving class offered

Home health care is a growing field, and job demand is high. To help meet growing demand for health aids, Caregiver Learning Academy offers a 40-hour class with a combination of online learning and...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT crews repairing guardrail along US 160 between Durango and Bayfield

The Colorado Department of Transportation will be working along a one-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield next week. Crews will repair a guardrail near La Plata County...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Allison church hosting chicken dinner

Allison Community Presbyterian Church is holding ats annual fundraiser chicken dinner on Saturday, June 2. The event starts at 5 p.m. A plate is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under and...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Yard Sale day is tomorrow

Saturday is Yard Sale day in Bayfield, with dozens of sales held in and around town. The annual event is sponsored by the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce, with support from Community Banks of...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News