Position: Times Editor

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

Northpoint donates 14 mattresses to local families

The new year is off to great start for 14 local families who received new mattresses to start 2018. A contest to give away the mattresses was the brainchild of Bill Hermesman, owner of Northpoint...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Meeting on potential marijuana sales in Bayfield draws big crowd

Not in Bayfield. That was the message people brought to a town forum in Bayfield Tuesday night regarding retail or medical marijuana sales in town limits. Citing the potential increase in crime and...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

1949 BHS player remembers historic win over Durango basketball

When the Bayfield High School boys basketball team won its game against Durango earlier this month, it was historic - the win was only the second ever against Durango basketball. But the first win...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield School District planning to build roundabout near BMS

Bayfield's second roundabout is being planned for the intersection of Mountain View, Oak and Lakeside drives near Bayfield Middle School. Bayfield school board members looked at the plans for the...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Local cowboy named to national roping team

A 13-year-old Bayfield team roper is moving into the big time. On Jan. 6, Bodie Hine was one of 80 youth from 450 applicants named to the Young Pro Smarty Team, a group of ropers sponsored by Smart...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield School District seeking input on superintendent search, principal hires

What qualities are important for a superintendent in a small, rural school district? That's a question school board members and a consultant asked about 30 community members on Tuesday night as the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Preschool director retires

A longtime educator has retired after 16 years of preparing Bayfield's youngest students for kindergarten and beyond. On Sunday, Carol Blatnick, director of Bayfield Early Education Program,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield updating comprehensive plan

Bayfield is apparently pretty good at planning stuff. Implementing it? Maybe not so good. There have been more than 30 plans and studies in the town since 2005, covering everything from economic...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

KD's Alley Caffe celebrates 5 years in Ignacio

Building their success on organic coffee, breakfast burritos and fresh panini sandwiches, KD's Alley Caffe has added another element to their eatery, Back Alley BBQ. Located in downtown Ignacio...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

2017: state championships, Redwine arrested, no rally in valley

While 2017 was notable for what happened: two state championships, and the arrest of Mark Redwine, it also can be remembered for what didn't happen - the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally. The...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: News

Marijuana sales in Bayfield?

Past proposals to sell marijuana in the Bayfield town limits haven't just been met with "no." It's been more like "heck, no." This was after dozens of people would pack the Bayfield Town Hall...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: News