Position: Times Editor

Celebrating 26 healthy years

Celebrating Healthy Communities, which promotes developmental assets and healthy choices for area youth, turned 26 this week. For the birthday, coalition members celebrated in Shoshone Park in...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Heated car part sparks fire near Oxford

A truck driver on his way to Ignacio saw a fire burning off the side of State Highway 172 on Thursday. Using a fire extinguisher and a shovel from his truck, he and a few other drivers who stopped...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield graduate places 20th at Skills USA national competition

Dylan Burress, who won the Colorado Skills USA competition in cabinetmaking this spring, placed 20th in national competition held in Louisville, Ky. on June 27 and 28. "I did OK," Burress said in...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield Planning Commission approves preliminary plan for Clover Meadows

The Bayfield Planning Commission approved the preliminary plan Tuesday for the seventh phase of the Clover Meadows subdivision. If constructed, the proposal will fill out the Clover Meadows...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fresh produce arriving at farmers markets

The Bayfield Downtown Farmers Market is starting its second season with salad greens, zucchini, carrots, radishes, turnips, and for the early birds, tomatoes. In addition to natural produce by...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Virginia indie-folk group taking stage Saturday in Bayfield

With a mother who taught violin lessons and a dad who played classic rock guitar, "we had these two worlds collide, and somehow we all landed in the middle with the folk music," Jenni Hunt said...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

No fireworks, but Fourth still shines in Bayfield

There was no fireworks show, but Independence Day revelers still jammed into downtown Bayfield on Wednesday for the town's annual events. A large crowd filled Mill Street for the parade, and...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Cortez shooting fireworks July 4, Farmington on Tuesday

Folks who want to see fireworks this year will have to hit the highway for a roadtrip. Vallecito, Bayfield, Durango, Pagosa Springs, Mancos, and Silverton have postponed their shows this year,...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield residents learn about upcoming vote on marijuana sales

Bayfield town trustees are moving forward with plans to put marijuana sales on the ballot in November. If town residents approve the measure, retail and medical marijuana sales would be legal in...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Support for swimming program requested

Bayfield and Ignacio schools are on the forefront of swimming education because all students receive swim lessons during school. Staff from SunUte Community Center came to the meeting of the...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

OzFest raises $7,000 for children battling cancer

In spite of a microburst of wind that knocked over tents Saturday and blew away the grill, OzFest rocked on. Saturday's second annual music festival in Joe Stephenson Park raised $6,800 for local...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fire restrictions still in place

While this weekend's rain was welcome, it won't get Southwest Colorado out if its current drought. The San Juan National Forest re-opened on Thursday, while the U.S. Forest Service, La Plata...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: News