Opening for Durango artist next Thursday at PRVB

Mar Evers is showing her work at the Community Artist Program at Pine River Valley Bank in Bayfield. An artist reception is from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at the bank. Evers strives to bring...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Comments sought on U.S. 160 access plan

The Town of Bayfield, La Plata County and the Colorado Department of Transportation are seeking additional public comment on the U.S. 160 Access Plan. Specifically, the project team wants input...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield preschool earns three-star rating from state agency

Qualistar Colorado announced that Bayfield Early Education Programs, the nonprofit preschool in Bayfield, has earned its three-star rating "We couldn't be more pleased about our rating," said...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Sauls Creek burn to start today

The San Juan National Forest plans to start a controlled burn today on about 1,100 acres in the Sauls Creek area east of Bayfield.  No more than 250 to 450 acres will be burned each day to reduce...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

New IHS field opens tonight

The Ignacio Bobcats open their 2014 home season in style tonight, on a new artificial surface. A ribbon cutting is set for 6 p.m., and the public is invited. They'll even be allowed to go out on...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Sports

Colorado trust grants $25,000 to area charities

The Colorado Trust, a foundation dedicated to creating fair and equal opportunities for Coloradans to lead healthy lives, announced it has made $25,000 in grants to benefit five nonprofit...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Ballet Folklorico classes starting at FLC

Ballet Folklorico dance classes start Monday, Sept. 8 at Fort Lewis College. Ballet Folklorico de Durango will begin new youth and college/adult classes in September and the cultural educational...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

United Blood Services announces urgent need for Type O blood donors

United Blood Services last week announced an urgent appeal for type O blood donors in New Mexico and Southwest Colorado, joining a growing number of blood centers across the country that are...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Forest Service plans controlled burn near Sauls Creek Small fires could start this weekend through mid-September

The San Juan National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn sometime in the next few weeks on about 1,100 acres in the Sauls Creek area about five miles east of Bayfield. The earliest burning...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

COGCC honors outstanding operators

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission honored WPX Energy, Swift Energy Operating and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe - Department of Energy as Outstanding Operators and Anadarko Petroleum...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Biologist to talk about wildlife in the wilderness

As part of the continuing celebration of the 50th anniversary of the federal Wilderness Act, a veteran Colorado biologist will talk about the importance of wilderness to wildlife populations in the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

CDOT to start rockfall work on Highway 3

Colorado Department of Transportation will start rockfall mitigation on State Highway 3 on Thursday, Aug. 21. The south end of Hwy. 3 will be closed through mid November for this work. The work...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: News