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The Music Man runs Thursday, concludes on Friday

Ready for some smooth talking, romantic singing, and a sweet love story set in a small town? The Music Man is just the ticket. "A fast talking con-man pretends to know something about music, poses...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Hesford will be principal at new intermediate school

Along with two new campuses, Bayfield schools will have two new principals in the next school year. Bill Hesford, the assistant principal at Bayfield Elementary and Bayfield Primary, will be the...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield students protest gun violence

About 60 Bayfield High School students silently sat in front of the school for 17 minutes on Wednesday to protest school violence. They were honoring the 17 students and staff killed on Feb. 14 in...

DATE: March 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield All Star Flyers win regional championship

Bayfield All Star Flyers won a grand champion title on Sunday at the Cheer Sport Regional Competition at the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland. The Bayfield team competed in the youth division as...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Depression can bring 'season of sadness'

Depression in young people is more common than many people might think, with one in four adolescents facing an episode sometime in their teen years. "It's kind of a sneaky disorder," said Sarah...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

The Good Fight

La Plata County's only boxing gym is proud to be hosting its first amateur bouts next week. Boxing "is more of a life lesson than a sport," said Anthony Archuleta, who owns and runs Ring of...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield keeping retail pot ban, for now

About 60 people filled Bayfield Town Hall on Tuesday night, most of them raising their hands to show they are opposed to marijuana retail sales in Bayfield. A few did raise their hands to say they...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS hosting event on adolescent depression

Bayfield High School is hosting its second "Conversation Cafe" next Thursday. The events are "informative conversations on student wellness and suicide risk reduction," according to school staff....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

New office opening at Bayfield Elementary

The first part of two big construction projects for Bayfield schools is open. Administrative staff at Bayfield Elementary School are moving into new offices and a staff workroom. Construction on...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS Knowledge Bowl preparing for State

"You want to give it a try?" Well sure, what trivia-loving newspaper geek wouldn't want to give Knowledge Bowl practice a shot? I have the degree, right? I compete with the family while watching...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield cancels municipal election, Ignacio has sales tax on ballot

Town board elections are a moot point this spring in Bayfield and Ignacio, where both boards had four open seats, and both boards had four candidates file for election. With no contested seats, the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Snowdown Scavengers beg, borrow, steal 100 items for annual hunt

In the annual Snowdown Follies Scavenger Hunt, age matters. Out of 100 items on this year's list, hunters scavenged hard to find the oldest penny, a BHS or DHS class ring, and a Superbowl hat. The...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News