New executive officer appointed to Southern Ute Permanent Fund

Southern Ute Tribal Chairman Melvin J. Baker has appointed James M. “Mike” Olguin as the executive officer for the Southern Ute Permanent Fund. The position provides administrative support and...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Pine River Library joins virtual book club for ‘The Secret Knowledge of Water’

Pine River Library will join libraries across the Four Corners in a virtual book club to discuss issues about water in the Southwest using Craig Childs’ book, “The Secret Knowledge of Water.” The...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Community

Pine River Library announces new Storywalk

Pine River Library has announced the installation of a permanent storywalk in the community garden next to the library. A storywalk is a picture book that is presented page by page in an outdoor...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Community

Pine River Library expands curbside service

Now that La Plata County has returned to Level Orange, Pine River Library will expand its curbside service program by adding 15-minute browsing appointments and expanding its hours, starting...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Community

Pine River Library to host an introduction to bullet journaling virtual class

Pine River Library will offer free “Bullet Journaling” kits in January as well as an “Introduction to Bullet Journaling” from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday on Zoom. Bullet Journaling is a simple and...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Community

Town of Bayfield announces light contest winners

The town of Bayfield, in partnership with La Plata Electric Association, Momemtum Fitness and Bottom Shelf Brewery have announced light contest winners. The town and partners want to thank...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free community COVID-19 testing available at fairgrounds and in Bayfield

La Plata County Emergency Operations Center has coordinated free community COVID-19 testing in two locations: La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

First-year restaurants stick it out through pandemic

A pizza shop became a classroom. A sit-in smokehouse opened a drive-thru window. And an upscale dining establishment began offering carryout service. After spending most of their first year...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former deputy with Bayfield Marshal’s Office decertified for dishonesty

A former deputy with the Bayfield Marshal’s Office had his police certification revoked last week for misconduct during an internal administrative process earlier this year. The Colorado Peace...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Troop to participate in National Wreaths Across America Day

American Heritage Girls Troop CO2517 will participate in Wreaths Across America at Greenmount, Crestview, Ignacio East, Ignacio West and Ouray Cemeteries at 10 a.m. Dec. 19. Troop members will...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Pine River Library offers free books to children and teens

Starting the week of Dec. 14, Pine River Library will offer free books for babies, children and teens. The giveaway is inspired by Jólabókaflóð (pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot), or “Yule Book Flood,”...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Bayfield gears up for holiday celebrations

Bayfield is gearing up for holiday celebrations with calls from Santa, a holiday lights competition and a shop-for-your-parents event. The holidays are different this year because of the economic...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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