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Evenings Porch resident turns 100

Grace Emenegger was born before electricity had arrived on her grandparents' farm in Nevada, Iowa. On Wednesday, she celebrated her 100th birthday. "I never thought I would live that long," she...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Los Pinos, Upper Pine ambulance crews on call in California

Three Los Pinos ambulances, six crewmembers, and an Upper Pine ambulance with two firefighters have been deployed to work at the wildfires in California, but they might be sent back home soon...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Man found dead in house on fire early Friday morning

A Bayfield man is dead, and a fire destroyed his house on CR 516 and Bayfield Parkway early Friday morning. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation was at the home today to investigate the death, said...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Head Start abruptly closes in Ignacio

The Head Start program in Ignacio unexpectedly closed on Tuesday, leaving about 95 families scrambling to find daycare and other services for their children. Head Start is one of six programs...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

Update: BMS student told classmates he had a bomb

A student at Bayfield Middle School had brought a spool of wire and a nine-volt battery to school for the past week and was calling it a bomb. He told students on Thursday that if they told anyone...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: News

3 candidates running for 2 school board seats in Bayfield

A dozen residents showed up Wednesday night for a forum for three candidates running for two open seats on the Bayfield School Board. Peggy Whiteman has three grown sons. She has worked as a...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Middle School teams lose to Miller in football championships

The best thing that can be said about Bayfield Middle School football on Saturday was the players did not give up. That wasn't enough, however, against the Miller Middle School Angels in the middle...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Truck driver hits power pole in Bayfield, leaves scene

A Denver truck driver who allegedly hit a power pole on Commerce Drive Thursday in Bayfield, then drove away, was stopped by the Colorado State Patrol on his way to Pagosa Springs. The driver,...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Heritage Days starts Friday

With fall and rainy weather comes sheep. Moving from high-country pastures, about 2,000 ewes and lambs will come through Bayfield between 9 and 10 a.m. on Saturday for the 18th annual Bayfield...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Petition with 1,600 signatures presented to county commission

A petition signed by more than 1,600 people was presented to the La Plata County Commission on Tuesday morning, asking to keep the county clerk's motor vehicle registration office open in Bayfield....

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

HISTORIC WIN

For the first time ever, the 2A Bayfield Wolverines defeated the 3A Durango Demons in football. It couldn't have been better for Bayfield fans and players who were disappointed about last year's...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Wolverines roar at Homecoming parade

Wearing Dr. Seuss hats and lots of Wolverine pride, Bayfield High School and middle school students displayed school spirit Friday in their Homecoming parade. Friday night's football kickoff is...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: News