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Archuleta County tells BP no

With a cadre of neighbors saying "four wells is enough," Archuleta County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously voted against a request by BP to drill a fifth well in a 640-acre section of land near...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Good times flow at Pine River Brewfest

The inaugural Pine River Brewfest filled Eagle Park in downtown Bayfield with people, beer, barbecue and live music on Saturday. People's choice for best brewer went to WildEdge Brewing Collective...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Archuleta Planning Commission votes down BP request

Some neighbors in the vicinity of Archuleta County Road 988 aren't thrilled about a special exception that BP is requesting to construct a fifth wellpad on a 640-acre section of land near Allison....

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Brews, barbecue, music will fill Eagle Park Saturday

The Bottom Shelf Brewery and the Be Frank Foundation are teaming up to host Pine River Brew Fest from noon to 7:30 on Saturday, Aug. 4. All proceeds will support the students and families in the Be...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

San Ignacio lights up 118th year

San Ignacio Fiesta, the longest-running celebration in Southwest Colorado, hosted another fun-filled event this weekend. The 73rd annual parade, live music, horseshoe tournament and Fiesta dance...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fun judging food

Olathe corn, Palisade peaches, Bayfield farmers' market tomatoes - as a food lover, this is one of my favorite times of year. Another highlight is when the organizers of the La Plata-Archuleta...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Alert Traffic Control earns statewide honors

Earning top safety awards in a dangerous business isn't easy. Alert Traffic Control of Bayfield is one of nine companies in Colorado recently honored for doing just that. On June 27, owner Susan...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Beer, barbecue, music coming to downtown Bayfield

As summer seems to race toward its conclusion, there's one more chance for some live music, beer and barbecue in Bayfield before autumn arrives. Local beer, live music, wine and spirit sampling,...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Library district considering tax increase request

The Pine River Public Library District is facing the potential of a $200,000 shortfall in 2019. Director Shelley Walchak and members of the library board made a "state of the library" presentation...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Ballfield named after long-time Ignacio trustee

Trustees of the Ignacio Town Board unleashed a "gotcha" on one of their former members. Using an excuse to get Lawrence Bartley to come to the June town board meeting, they then read a proclamation...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

CSU meat-judging team takes top honors in Australia

Judging meat has not only taken Michael Semler around the country, he's now adding international titles to his resume. He and his Colorado State University meat judging teammates just returned from...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Crimes in Shoshone Park challenge Ignacio Police

A resident who lives near Shoshone Park in downtown Ignacio complained to town trustees on Monday about drug deals taking place in the park. The land is owned by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, and...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: News