Emergency, walk-in service not available at clinic

Officials at Mercy Family Medicine have said they are pleased with the response they have received from local patients to the new clinic in Bayfield, but they have not been able to provide care for...

DATE: June 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

IHS, BHS grads receive LPEA scholarships

Recipients of the 2014-2015 La Plata Electric, John Voelker Memorial, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Tri-State Generation and Transmission scholarships have been announced by La Plata...

DATE: May 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Herbicide working group to meet Wed.

The Herbicide Carryover Working Group has scheduled a follow-up meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in the Animas Room. The public is welcome to...

DATE: May 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

LPEA celebrating 75th anniversary at annual meeting Thursday

Think an electric co-op election is boring? Not this year. With three seats up for election on the La Plata Electric Association, there have been many letters to the editor printed in support - and...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Town of Bayfield seeks input at visioning meetings

As a follow up to its visioning process, the Town of Bayfield will conduct four additional meetings to review, revise, assign and prioritize projects and programs.  The intent is to develop four...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Veterans events scheduled in Durango for Memorial Day weekend

VFW Post 4031 will distribute Buddy Poppies May 23 through May 25. Poppies are made by Disabled Veterans and purchased by local VFW Post 4031 for distribution to the public at area supermarkets....

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Mercy Family Medicine to open new location in Bayfield

On Monday, Mercy Family Medicine will open its new clinic in Bayfield. "We're proud to provide care close to home for those who live in Bayfield and eastern La Plata County," said Mercy CEO Tom...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

BHS graduation this Sunday

Bayfield High School graduation is set for 2 p.m. this Sunday at the school. Ongoing construction at BHS has reduced parking spaces at the school. School officials are asking families to carpool...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

BMS boys take second at league

The Bayfield Middle School track teams competed in the San Juan Basin League meet on May 7 at Durango High School, with the boys taking second place overall and the girls in third place. Taking...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Sports

BOCC seeks comments on marijuana regs

The La Plata County Commissioners are accepting public comments on proposed land use code changes dealing with medical and recreational (retail) marijuana businesses. The commissioners had a...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Leadership La Plata in 25th year of training community leaders

Leadership La Plata (LLP) is now recruiting its next class of residents to learn more about what makes the community function and improve their leadership skills. LLP is celebrating its 25th year...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: News

Firewood permits on sale

As backcountry roads have begun to dry out and open for the summer season, permits to cut firewood on National Forest or BLM lands in southwestern Colorado (2014 tags are lavender in color) are now...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: News