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Fair celebrates 70 years of fun

The annual La Plata County Fair filled Durango with livestock, crashing cars, garden produce and live music for another year. The Fassett family had an exceptionally good fair, with Maryann winning...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Local girl wins 2 top honors in sheep show

A year - or multiple years - of hard work concluded Wednesday night at the sheep show at the La Plata County Fair. Maryann Fassett was thrilled to win both the grand champion and reserved grand...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fire destroys mobile home

A mobile home burned late Thursday morning in Aspen Springs, a few miles west of Pagosa Springs, and was a total loss. "It spread into the oak brush and trees surrounding it and was making a pretty...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Power of worship

About 60 people and clergy gathered Sunday in Joe Stephenson Park to ask for rain and pray for safety for firefighters, pilots, other first responders, and evacuees of the 416 Fire. Scott Kujath...

DATE: June 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Transit Satellite opens in downtown Bayfield

Transit Satellite is open for business on Mill Street, offering sales and installation of HughesNet, Dish TV, DirecTV, and home security and automation services from Vivint Smart Home and Nest....

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Color flies in Bayfield

Enjoying a bluebird day in Southwest Colorado, hundreds of children and parents gathered in Eagle Park in Bayfield on Saturday for the first annual Spring Fling and Color Run, sponsored by the...

DATE: May 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fire department hosting food drive to collect peanut butter

Upper Pine Fire will is hosting a peanut butter drive to collect 897 jars of the stuff in May. Why 897? "That's the number of calls we ran last year," said Upper Pine Chief Bruce Evans. "We hope to...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

PTSA holding spring fling, color run on May 5

Bayfield Parent Teacher Student Association is holding a spring festival and color run on Saturday, May 5 in Eagle Park. All proceeds will be used for the kindergarten through fifth grade...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

BHS Knowledge Bowl team leaves for national tourney

The Knowledge Bowl Team from Bayfield High School will take the national stage today. The team is participating in a 150-team national competition, the National Academic Quiz Tournaments' Small...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fire department releases annual report

Upper Pine River Fire Protection district has released its annual report for 2017. Highlights include an improved Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating and a balanced budget of $4.2 million in...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Be Frank growing in Bayfield, Durango school districts

The Be Frank Foundation has grown to provide orchestra programs to 425 students in Bayfield and Durango, members of the non-profit's board told members of the Bayfield School Board on Tuesday....

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Fire blows out of control on CR 526

Once again, a fire to clear ditches on a local ranch blew out of control. Tuesday's blaze burned about 20 acres on CR 526, estimated Deputy Chief Roy Vreeland of the Upper Pine River fire...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: News